Archive For January, 2012

Flow Blue Paris New Wharf Pottery Covered Soup Toureen

By | January 31, 2012

My friend Jackie sent me this beautiful covered soup tureen made by New Wharf Pottery Company.  The pattern name is Paris and based on my research this piece dates back to the late 1800’s.  

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More hobnail milk glass pieces

By | January 31, 2012

I got 2 more pieces in the mail from my friend Mitra and I love them.  She sent me a cute hobnail milk glass single stem vase and a large hobnail milk glass candy dish.  I love them both and I will most likely use both pieces this weekend at my mom’s birthday party.

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Sunday Fun-day: Valentine’s Day Edition

By | January 29, 2012

Today I turned an unused Trader Joe’s gingerbread house kit leftover from Christmas into a Valentine’s Day gingerbread house. I bought a $1.00 box of chocolate, a $1.00 bag of Valentine’s Day candy corn and used some frosting and other candies I had in my pantry to decorate. After I made the Valentine’s Day gingerbread […]

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Craigslist.com Find: I hit the milk glass jackpot!

By | January 28, 2012

Today is Saturday and I had to work.  I normally do not work on the weekends by my department had a backlog and the entire team pitched in and helped take care of it.  Since I was on the computer I decided to do a quick search on Craigslist for “hobnail”.  Today I got lucky. […]

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Thrift Shop Find: $1 Anchor Hocking drop milk glass vase

By | January 24, 2012

Today I decided to spend my lunch break at some local thrift shops in Poway.  I was hoping to find a lot of milk glass, Flow Blue, and other cool stuff for cheap.  That did not happen.  I did not find one piece of Flow Blue.  I found an Anchor Hocking drop milk glass vase […]

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Flow Blue Fever –W.H. Grindley Shanghai Round Covered Butter Dish

By | January 23, 2012

Travis has a serious case of Flow Blue Fever. He found a W.H. Grindley Shanghai Round Covered Butter Dish on eBay and won the auction after a fierce bidding battle. We can’t wait to send that to Grandma Bev since she has wanted a covered butter dish for a while. At the rate we are […]

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The Treats Truck Cookbook….mmmmm….sweets…

By | January 23, 2012

I was watching the Nate Berkus show the other day and they had a segment on The Treats Truck. The recipes looked good and so I had to buy the cookbook.  I got that in the mail today too.  I am excited to try out some of the recipes.  I will probably post some pictures […]

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Another Day, Another Package

By | January 23, 2012

Today I came home to another package waiting for me. This is like the never ending birthday, I can’t really complain. My friend Jackie (who also sent me some Flow Blue dishes) sent me this really cool book.   I opened the book to this sweet little note: Then I flipped through the pages and […]

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Hobnail, Hotcakes, and tamales

By | January 22, 2012

Today started off like any other weekend. Until late morning when the doorbell rang. My daughter opened the door and my sister. sister-in-law, nephew, mom, and dad suprised me and brought a party with them. They brought me my favorite cheese tamales from La Masocta Bakery and some delicious cupcakes from Hotcakes Bakes. I probably […]

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Grandma Bev’s Collection

By | January 22, 2012

This is Grandma Bev’s Flow Blue collection. How could we not fall in love with Flow Blue after seeing this?  

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