For sixteen years or so, I celebrated my birthday each year with a tea party. The tradition started when I was a junior in college, living in Edinburgh, Scotland. The heydays were when we all jammed into my tiny apartment in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Last year’s celebration was held at Tea & Sympathy in NYC with dear, dear friends. A great time was had … Continue reading Tea Time: My Kingdom for a Scone!
The wind whips the leaves around her blowing skirt, one toe peeps out beneath the crinolines as she flirtatiously makes her way toward the shops — or a waiting lover? Isn’t her coquettish expression charming? The color scheme of this bone china piece by Royal Doulton is a wonderful palette of deep red, purple and green. The Antique Trader Royal Doulton price guide values this … Continue reading I feel pretty, oh so pretty! SOLD
Miss Piggy’s been adopted. (But you can read on to find out what you missed) With her larger than life personality, her killer karate chops (not to be confused with pork chops) and those big violet eyes (remind you of a certain other movie starlet?), Miss Piggy earned legions of devoted fans during the run of the The Muppet Show in the late 1970s. Now … Continue reading Miss Piggy – SOLD