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Vintage Inspired Sledding  – Tips & Tricks

Vintage Inspired Sledding – Tips & Tricks

Vintage Inspired Sledding – Tips & Tricks Today sledding is a fun wintertime activity for family and friends to enjoy together but it actually originates from ancient times. Sleds were created for practical use in areas of the world that had consistent snow cover. They began by being used to transport materials and people with...
Gourmet Glamping - Chocolate Fudge Pie with Pecans

Gourmet Glamping – Chocolate Fudge Pie with Pecans

Gourmet Glamping – Chocolate Fudge Pie with Pecans Warm up this winter with dessert and a hot beverage! This time of the year is when traditions are revisited and re-imagined. While glamping or at home enjoy these vintage inspired recipes that encourage the memory of traditional recipes, while bringing them new life. The chocolate fudge...
Winter can be a cozy time

Winter can be a cozy time

Winter can be a cozy time When the weather suddenly changes to “winter” I want to gather up everything to make a cozy “nest” to wait out the cold weather.  My dad used to say that I was“ hunkering down”  for the long haul. This whole thing about gathering in is not a bad idea,...
The ReBookery, an art and business

The ReBookery, an art and business

The ReBookery, an art and business By day, Gina Johnson teaches middle-school science. Coincidentally, it was her own experience as a self-described “rebellious” 7th grade science student that inspired what many years later became Johnson’s junk journal side business. In seeing a stack of decades-old textbooks that were headed to the landfill, the 1980s middle-schooler...
Gnome-like but not quite

Gnome-like but not quite

Gnome-like but not quite If you’re looking for a super easy, unique DIY winter decor idea, this project is for you! It seems like everyone has an elf on their shelf, but you can stand out from the crowd by proudly displaying your very own handmade tomte. “What in the world is a tomte?” you...
Vintage Inspired Sledding  – Tips & Tricks

Vintage Inspired Sledding – Tips & Tricks

Vintage Inspired Sledding – Tips & Tricks Today sledding is a fun wintertime activity for family and friends to enjoy together but it actually originates from ancient times. Sleds were created for practical use in areas of the world that had consistent snow cover. They began by being used to transport materials and people with...
All in the Family

All in the Family

All in the Family – Blue Springs collector passes on love of antiques to adult son Cindy Wrisinger has plenty of antique items to pass down to her adult son, but perhaps the most valuable thing she has imparted to him is a passion for all things vintage. “I don’t want disposable stuff. If I...
The Art Of The Vintage Picnic

The Art Of The Vintage Picnic

The Art Of The Vintage Picnic The art of the vintage picnic is about embracing the elegance of presentation and creating an easy menu! The perfect vintage basket, utensils, and blanket can be found at rummage sales, local vintage shops, or your grandmother’s attic. This is a guide to create the ideal vintage inspired picnic...
Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun I’m not sure at what point the summer slides into fall but it is certainly something I feel in the air. Maybe it’s  just cooler temperatures but I want to start thinking Halloween! Colors begin to explode, trees are changing color and the farmer’s markets are full of fat orange pumpkins as well...
An Entrepreneur for Entrepreneurial Spaces

An Entrepreneur for Entrepreneurial Spaces

An Entrepreneur for Entrepreneurial Spaces Growing up, Pam Newton had an early attraction to vintage works that left her with the feeling of having been somewhere before. “I always feel like I came from the Thirties,” Newton said. Born in Newport, Rhode Island, she felt an instant connection to The Breakers (a late 1880s Vanderbilt...
Gourmet Glamping

Gourmet Glamping

Gourmet Glamping F all glamping trips are the perfect time of the year to bake and enjoy the quintessential fall flavor, pumpkin! The leaves are changing color, while the air is turning cooler making it the perfect season to use the oven and warm up that glamper! The Cinnamon Raisin Bread recipe can be made...
For artist Tammy Smith, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

For artist Tammy Smith, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

For artist Tammy Smith, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’ When it comes to thinking locally, Kansas City area artist Tammy Smith does it for about 30 different cities in the world — the number of cities this home-based creator has corralled into her line of city-themed home wares that are now being marketed nationally. Smith...