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Showing posts from December 4, 2011

Shabby Apple Dress Giveaway

I was recently contacted again by an online dress boutique that I simply adore..Shabby Apple, to give away a dress to one of my readers. If you've been around blogland much lately you may be familiar with this wonderful company and the beautiful, timeless line of women's dresses they carry. Shabby Apple  offers an array of lovely, time inspired, wholesome designed dresses for women and teens as well as little girl's dresses and maternity dresses .  They also have a lovely collection of jewelry, shoes, and accessories . Here are some of my favorite dresses from Shabby Apple...what's yours? Grand National Block Party Freshwater Pearl (I love white dresses and I love boots with dresses) I'm giving this gorgeous Nothin' Like a Dame dress to one of you.   One requirement to must like Shabby Apple on Facebook by clicking HERE   and leave a comment here letting me know. If you are a follower

Guest Post ~ and Transferware Book GIVEAWAY!!!

(the letter A on a child's plate, from Judies book, Dishy Animals) Today, I have a guest post from Judie Siddall.  Judie is a long time collector and dealer of transferware and has written a charming little book about childrens transferware of the 19th century,   Dishy Animals , which she specializes in.    I have one of the books in my collection and Judie has generously offered to give a copy to one of my readers.  It is so charming and if you have young children or grandchildren you will want this's a fun way for little ones to learn their ABC's!  (front cover of Dishy Animals) Here, Judy shares some of her collection with us and talks a little about herself and how she became a transferware enthusiast. About Judie Siddall:  I was introduced to blue and white transferware pottery by my mother and grandmother. We ate off of my grandmother’s blue Willow plates, which were made in occupied Japan, for years. My sister still has them. I