Weekly Feature #20— Fondue Me

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Melting Pot This week’s feature comes with some fun history facts. More than likely, the origins of fondue are rather homely. Probably melting cheese to dip bread in was a way for farmers and other humble folk to use up scraps of old cheese and stale bread. Way back in 1699 a book…

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Weekly Feature #19—Hollowware

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Subtle Silver   This week’s featured items are all Hollowware.  Cool word, eh! Hollowware- Metal ( Silver or Silver-plated) Tableware that is hollow or concave, such as sugar bowls, creamers, coffee pots, teapots, soup tureens, servers, water jugs, platters, butter plates, and other items that are used as serving pieces on the table. (Silverware, or…

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Hello Spring 2017

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Bidding a Warm Welcome to the Vernal Equinox   Happy Spring everyone. Winter officially ended at 6:29 a.m. EDT this morning. All things being Equal ( I manage to say these words at least once every vernal and autumnal equinox!  😮 ) I was so ready for winter to end. Even though it has…

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It’s All About The Shop

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Growing a Business on Etsy For most weeks lately, the only post I have managed on this blog has been my Weekly Feature for items listed on my  O Deer Mercantile Etsy Shop. This week I am skipping the update. This will be a fairly short post with the promise of more later perhaps.…

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Weekly Feature #18— An Affair With Vintage Glass

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing! Spring Fever I know I haven’t been posting as often as I should. Not only have I complicated my life by changing Domains (from o-deer.com to odeermercantile.com ), but I am still in the midst of organizing and decorating my work/craft room as well as the rest of the house. And it shows in the…

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Weekly Feature #17— The Vintage Vase

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!A Rose Will Still Smell As Sweet… Whether flowers are displayed in a mason jar, an old tin can or a Lalique vase costing thousands of dollars, they are lovely. But how, where and in what we choose to display our posies, ferns or other foliage says a lot about our personal style.…

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