Category: Antiques

Ken-Do Attitude

Keeping up and cleaning up

The name for the month of February comes from the Latin word “februa,” meaning “to cleanse.” Historically, there was a month-long purification festival held this time of the year. Not only is it a great time of year to downsize...

Sweet Simplicity

Serve up a time-saver for dinner

You may find this hard to believe, but whether you love to cook or prefer to keep a nice stash of take-out menus, meal planning for your family can truly simplify your life in ways you never imagined. You know that question...

Gardening Tips

Some AAS vegetables ideal for Shore

The All American Select vegetables are chosen for a number of reasons that can appeal to gardeners. The fruit might have more nutrition or taste better. It could be larger to produce more robust harvests, or smaller, creating...

Antique Discovery

Scents of love: Perfume bottles over the years

(Editor’s note: DeeDee Wood is the owner of Black Cat Curiosities, an online antiques research and sales venue.) Perfumes in bottles is sometimes called “bottled love.” The history of housing a scent in a bottle, readily...