Category Archives: Christmas

Merry and Bright

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December 1954 issue of Science Fiction

November saw Alex and I moving into a rental house built in 1951 that set my mid-century dreams into orbit. I was really excited to live in this house, but I’ve been thrown by the frequency in which something has leaked, been left dirty, damaged or not working properly since we moved in. It took four tries over the past two weeks to get the internet up and running for any consecutive amount of time and I am only now beginning to trust (so to speak) that we are back on the grid and able to get settled in without pausing for workmen to trample all over the place. I intend to touch on the move and (good parts of the) house more in future posts. To say the least, moving cross-country in November is not ideal and it was a far from genius move to pick a place in this condition as the one I wanted to be our home in a new town.

I want to thank everyone for your interest and support in 2014. In the new year, I want to continue to blog, not just about vintage – though that will always be my primary focus – but about my life, loved-ones, wellness and reflections. I’m looking forward to it and hope you are too. See you in 2015!Space Age Santa_A_320_Words

– Mary Beth

Vintage Secret Santa

MV Secret SantaMy Secret Santa gift arrived yesterday – all the way from New Zealand!  I was so touched by the card and notes explaining each piece.  I love it all!  I hope my Santa will make herself known to me so I can thank her directly!  Thank you, Jessica, at Chronically Vintage for hosting and organizing such a fun exchange.  I really enjoyed putting together a gift for someone and anticipating a surprise of my own in the mail.  

Handmade at The Hall

Did you miss the opportunity to shop with me last weekend? Good news! I have another booth coming up on Saturday the 14th! Come see me 10:00a-5:00p at The EXDO Hall, 3545 Larimer Street, Denver, Colorado.

“Up to 65 local artists, crafters and small businesses will be setting up shop at The Hall to help you finish up your holiday shopping list while you nosh on tasty treats from some of Denver’s best food trucks! Support your local economy, buy great gifts & enjoy a stress free shopping experience away from the big-box stores… how can you go wrong!?!” (quote courtesy of the Denver Post) Handmade at the Hall flyer 2_400

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