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December 2016 – Personal Effects

Dear Stefanie:
I have some very sentimental items and a few very old antiques from the 1750’s. My husband wants the kids to “figure it out” when they divide our personal things up. 203 more words


September 2016 – Hidden Treasures

Dear Stefanie:
My father squirrels cash, coins and jewelry all over the house. When his sister died and we went through her house, we found cash in a number places, like old cookie jars. 232 more words


I love buttons.  I don’t know why, but I’ve been fascinated by buttons ever since I was a little kid.  I loved to dig around in my Mom’s and both of my grandmother’s sewing boxes.  278 more words

Annie Rose's Sunshine

2017 Garden Plans: Bed 1 - Dye & Colonial Gardens

This garden bed is very different from anything we’ve ever done before. We have split the garden into two sections, with one end featuring plants which can be used for dye (as well as eating or pollinators or ornamentals) and the other end will have heirlooms, with an emphasis on plants and varieties that would have been available during the late 1700s and early 1800s. 276 more words

Garden Planning

Proposal - Family Heirlooms

I have decided my project will be about family heirlooms. I will ask my family to give me any of their heirlooms so I can take pictures of them, and ask my family about any stories behind the objects. 577 more words


Woman Is Still Keeping an 85-Year-Old Valentine's Cookie as Family Heirloom

An Arizona woman is still holding on to an 85-year-old cookie given to her mother for Valentine’s Day in the 1930s.

According to KTVK, Scottsdale resident Penny Rickhoff has kept the… 75 more words