Bring some French to your Kitchen

How adorable are these French canning jars? I mean, I would fill my entire kitchen with these if I could and store all my rice, flour, pasta, quinoa, couscous, and cookies. The big ones can hold up to 2 liters of liquid (that’s about 67.5 US ounces) while … Continue reading

Spice Up Your Kitchen

Just adorable!! This set of mini vintage porcelain salt & pepper shakers and matching tray is simply adorable! Made and hand painted in Japan, this set consists of 4 mini porcelain shakers standing approx. 2 2/8″ tall and one porcelain … Continue reading

Bavaria Strikes Again

Gorgeous round covered vegetable dish from Tirschenreuth Bavaria. This is model #4241 called Florida and the pattern features a blue and white band, a beautiful bird of paradise in the center and on the band, a gold trim and gilded … Continue reading

Country Cottage Teapot

This vintage white enamel teapot makes me want to sell my high rise condo in the city and move to the countryside and raise chickens. I mean how lovely is this?  I saw this beautiful teapot at an estate sale, … Continue reading

My kitchsery

My favorite room of the house is the kitchen. And not just mine but any kitchen. There is something so social and inviting about a kitchen. Did you notice that no matter how small the kitchen that’s where people always … Continue reading

Dirty vs. Clean

A big part of my Californianization process was expanding my vocabulary with words like organic, home-grown, cage free, gluten free, grass fed, etc., you get the idea. Mind you, I had just experienced Vegas where I learned words like calories, … Continue reading