Spring is Here; Time for Planting and Renewal

After driving down South for the better part of the day yesterday, I've come to the conclusion that Spring has finally arrived. All the daffodils were a riot of color. The redbud trees were beginning to bloom, along with the crab apple and plum. And the forsythia! Oh the forsythia! And while I've been awakening … Continue reading Spring is Here; Time for Planting and Renewal

Specially Marked Package(s)

If you're as old as I am, you'll remember the cereal boxes that would have great offers inside.  They could range from a toy plastic action figure to even free tickets to some semi-obscure amusement park.  Personally, I liked the toys the best.  And as always, the commercials would inundate the TV with loud dialogue, … Continue reading Specially Marked Package(s)

What’s New in Aunt Mayme’s Attic

I did some thinking recently (did anyone feel the earth move??) and came up with some ideas.  For one thing, why is it I wanted to do all lavender sachets?  I mean, maybe people are sick of lavender (although I could never be sick of it; nor gardenia, jasmine, and orange blossoms--scents of my childhood). … Continue reading What’s New in Aunt Mayme’s Attic

What is it I like about closet safes?

I had to ask myself a question:  What is it I like about closet safes?  Well, I like their versatility--I can use one as a cover, as a padded hanger, and for its original intention.  They are soft, lovely to handle, and made from vintage pieces.  And I especially like their little "secret"--a pocket inside … Continue reading What is it I like about closet safes?