People often ask me how I “got interested in all this,” meaning vintage goodies and history in general.  To be honest, I’m never really sure how to respond.  I’ve had a strong passion for the past for as long as I can remember, literally! There is one particular “a ha” moment that I can recall though.  I couldn’t have been more than 4 years old, my parents and I were at Ammon’s Drive In eating on the curb (I swear!), and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles’ hit Shop Around came on the radio.  The song instantly made me so happy! I was overjoyed, and remember that I just kept giggling.  Then aRead More →

Anyone who knows me can tell you that I have a deep seeded passion for vintage headwear!  I am immediately attracted to anything with a birdcage veil, feathers, fur, velour, or velvet.  When it comes to appreciation and collecting, the sky’s the limit.   I enjoy everything from large Victorian sun hats to architectural inspired hats from the 1960s.  Milliners were true artists and simply don’t get enough appreciation today, or enough business for that matter! However, most of these aren’t the sort of thing that can be thrown on as you are walking out the door.  Even a simple pillbox style requires some fasteningRead More →