Family, Fun, and... Pyrex!
We are so excited about beginning a new year! We ended 2019 with an incredible holiday season, complete with family, fun, and PYREX!
Vintage Pyrex is hotter than ever! If you are already an avid Pyrex collector, then you probably already have a plan for how best to go about feeding your passion and showcasing your collection. If you are a newbie, though, you might be wondering just exactly where to begin. If that describes you, then keep reading! Why Pyrex? For starters, if you have living in a cave, and have no idea what Pyrex is and why it is so popular, then you might want to begin by reading my prev
While many of us would love to be able to afford to have our homes designed and decorated by professional interior decorators, the truth is, that for most of us, that is just not possible. I would argue that a home that is decorated by YOU with the things that YOU love, and in a style that is YOURS is best! Be Yourself! It's YOUR home! Do what makes YOU happy! It is my personal belief that it is important to live a life that makes YOU happy! Our choices shouldn't be dicta
According to an article that I just read from the February edition of Better Homes and Gardens magazine, two of the newest decorating trends for 2019 are my favorites... greens and florals! I generally don't follow the latest decorating trends for my own home. I tend to decorate in a way that makes me happy and comfortable. I will admit, though, that I'm happy to see that two of my favorite things are considered to be "stylish and trendy," if only for a little while. Green
We love using vintage finds outdoors! While the vintage garden look isn't for everyone, it is perfect for people who prefer a more relaxed, country, or cottage styled garden. Possible Items to Add to Create a Vintage Styled Garden: Galvanized tubs Metal watering cans Wind vanes Wind chimes Pots and planters Wall thermometers Statues or other figural objects Washtubs Wheelbarrows Gardening tools Iron or metal gates/ fencing Birdbaths Birdcages Birdhouses The possibilities are
History of Pyrex: Pyrex has been a staple in household kitchens for over 100 years. If you don't already know, Pyrex consists of a very wide variety of relatively inexpensive glass cook and bakeware that has been popular with regular, everyday household cooks since 1915. It comes in a multitude of different shapes and colors and has become extremely popular and highly sought after by lovers of vintage kitchen items... like us! You can read more about the history of Pyrex h
I love vintage cookbooks! I especially enjoy old advertising cookbooks. If you’ve never taken the time to look at a few, then you really should. Most definitely accurately reflect the times in which they were published. They are really very interesting and can help us to understand the underlying social and cultural values of the times. Some of them are actually pretty humorous. For example, one that I recently looked at referred to a particular cake recipe as being, “pe