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Family Heirloom- Edwardian Birthday Book

One of the family treasures on our children’s paternal line is a ‘Birthday Book’ that belonged to their Great-Grandmother, Fidelis Ann Finlay.

‘Fidelis’ is a Latin name and translates to ‘faithful’. 473 more words

Family History

Kaleidoscope of Generations Quilt

A month or two ago, my amazing Mother gave me a bag of scrap fabrics that had pieces in it from four generations of women in my family.   422 more words

Material Girl Quilts

Family Heirloom-Bell Family Bible

On the death of my maternal grandmother, Harriet May Baxter (nee Bell) I was very fortunate to inherit some of the family treasures.

One such item was the ‘Bell Family Bible’. 441 more words

When the winter bites...


…is pretty gangsta’! It’s time to pull out the winter uniform here in London, because it’s cold! I can’t stand freezing and when the winter really bites, there’s only one coat that really does the job and that’s granny’s old fur. 56 more words

it's a RED EYE, singer

The photos in this post are pretty blurry so I apologize in advance if your eyes hurt afterwards.  These are the only photos I have at the moment. 247 more words


Book Review: The Third Knife by Pamela Boles Eglinski

The Third Knife
Catalina & Bonhomme Series #1
Pamela Boles Eglinski
LWF Publishing, October 2015
ISBN 978-0692549087
Trade Paperback

Catalina’s parents send her away from their vineyard farmhouse into the night with a guide to escape the advance of the Germans into Italy. 241 more words

Full Reviews

Collections 102, part 4: how do I store... books and photos

If you’ve been following this series, by now you have a working knowledge of preservation materials and storage options for your family treasures. Last week, the blog touched on… 841 more words