Haint Blue, What is it? A color with a story.

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Haint Blue Have you ever heard of the color Haint Blue? If not, I am sure that you still have seen it. Have you ever gone to Charleston, S.C or Savannah, G.A and looked at the enchanting porches with blue ceilings? If not, put it on your must see list. There, you will see front… Continue reading Haint Blue, What is it? A color with a story.

Easiest Peanut Butter Icing

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Warning this is not fancy! This is not a cake that will be on the cover of any magazine! This is just a quick tip on how to make fast, easy Peanut Butter Icing! My husband is a Valentines baby. For his birthday, he requested a chocolate cake with peanut butter icing. Sounds easy enough, but we… Continue reading Easiest Peanut Butter Icing

8 Vintage Items to Organize Your Life in This New Year

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It’s the second week of the New Year. For me January is a time for getting organized and taking on the new, with my act together. This blog post is about incorporating your antique shopping trips with organizing your home. Look, anyone can go to Target or to The Container Store and buy storage containers. I do… Continue reading 8 Vintage Items to Organize Your Life in This New Year

The Grey Beauty

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Thrilled! That is what I could have named this post. That is the feeling I had when I found this piece. It is how I felt when I saw the price. It was how I felt when it fit (kind of) in my car. It was how I felt for the 3 days after while… Continue reading The Grey Beauty

The Blue Happy Hutch

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I love her! Her who? This cabinet! Isn’t she just so pretty?! She wasn’t always this pretty.  Ok, so let’s start from the beginning. I nabbed this great piece for a great price. She was a disaster though. She was filthy, broken and missing some hardware. I have been looking for a china hutch for… Continue reading The Blue Happy Hutch