Portrait




Small tintype photograph.

Found in "Twenty Minutes Late" by Pansy. Published by Lothrop, 1893.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Maria Linder Vance, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: Ten Vintage Children's Books - Contest closed

Contest now closed, I'll announce the winner shortly.


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Dedicated


Vintage ink blotter advertising Iodalbin.

Found in "Sleepy Steve" by Josef Berger. Published by Minton, Balch and Co., 1931.

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March


Color photograph.

Found in "Andersonville" by MacKinlay Kantor. Published by World Publishing, 1955.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was @onepurplegecko, who entered on Instagram.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: Eight Vintage Classics - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Peck of Pickled Peaches

 Recipe:

Syrup for Pickling Peaches

3 cups sugar
2 cups cider vinegar
2 cups water
1 T whole cloves
1 T whole allspice
3 inch stick of cinnamon

Place spices in bag. Boil syrup for 5 minutes, Add preparted fruit (cook about 5/8 minutes) and cook until tender but not soft. Pack in sterilized jars.


Found in "The Marsh: A Century of Cranberries" by Lela Potter Winn. Published by Exposition Press, 1981.






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Bookmarked

As you can imagine, I find a lot of bookmarks as I am going through books. Here's what I found this week.




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Settling

Fortune from a fortune cookie:

You will make many changes before settling satisfactorily. 


Found in "Emma" by Jane Austen. Published by GuildAmerica, 1996.


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