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Old-time Cures for Cabin Fever: Part 1 ~

We'll not call it a medicinal cure per se, but a contribution to add to a growing list of ways to while away the hours when "stuck" at home (good medicine for young and old alike). Although we're closed for a short while, we can still have fun as we sit out for a spell . . . What did they do way back then; when cabin bound, to have a laugh and bring a grin? Click the image for a PDF or our Let's Garden coloring page! Perhaps they planned their gardens for spring, did some chores and furniture polishing . . . Keeping children busy could have been, the spark behind a new invention . . . Do you know what happened in 1902? A"sprout" of colors came on the scene, 'tis true . . Crayola brand crayon

Our New China Cabinet . . .

We will be reopening on Saturday, March 7th, 2020. Be sure to stop in to see our new antique Federal style china cabinet, circa 1840. Antique Federal style china cabinet circa 1840. Antique vase. Notice the delicate details of the antique vase, teacup, and saucer on display in the cabinet. Antique teacup and saucer. We are grateful to Al Cuccinelli for this generous donation. While it is believed that this collection is circa 1820s, to date we have not yet been able to authenticate the type or pattern style. Does anyone have any expertise and knowledge about this pattern?

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