This post is 100% inspired by my dear blogger friend, Stacey (you really must check out her beautiful home if you haven’t already at a Goode house). Due to one of her recent posts I got a small handful of these fantastic, nearly whimsical air plants from Air Plant Supply Co. I bought them for … More Air Plant Creativity
We all have tableware we avoid using for fear of wear and tear or, worse, breakage. For many I would assume it’s fine china. For us it’s a set of 4 teak Gladmark lunch plates from Sun Valley, CA. These 1960’s creations would be perfect to use while watching a film (which we do plenty … More Gladmark Plates
I was a painfully nostalgic child. I loved going to antique stores to buy other people’s old photographs. My sister and I would ponder them for hours and display them in old photo albums. I guess my husband has a bit o’ the nostalgia bug, too, because he put an old black & white photo … More Ode to Mary Rand McElwee
A couple weeks ago my husband picked me up from work with this in the back seat! A man was taking it out to the curb when my little opportunist spotted it and scooped it up for free. Its owner said that it’s from the ’40s. There aren’t any markings on it, but it looks … More Mission Style Rocker
Today my husband and I spent the afternoon transplanting some of our plants (most of them California natives) into bigger homes (this previously shared a terracotta with 4 other succulents) and adding some new plants a friend of ours contributed to our growing plant population. I love the freshness of the way this looks. Now … More The Joy of Plants
This 1940/50’s Kotex sanitary napkin dispenser resides in our bathroom (for show only). My husband got this hand-me-down from his pops a handful of years ago. Each napkin costs 5 cents and, fully operational, there’s still several safety pinned products inside (the box is stamped with 1959). Thank God for progress! That’s right, you just … More Kotex…With Safety Pins!