Missives from The Mrs

A blog about life...everything from enjoying our vintage past to gratefully living in the present.

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Ten Thoughts To Remember About Kindness

Mrs. A. Thoughts in Passing

There is no man whose kindness we may not sometime want, or by whose malice we may not sometime suffer. — Noah Webster Dictionary (1828)

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Strawberry Delight Vintage Style

Mrs. A. Vintage Finds

Like many people, it seems through the years and almost by default, we end up with a collection of themed items.  For me, it has been Strawberries! 

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Part Detective, Part Luck

Mrs. A. Vintage Finds

Hubby and I were making the estate and garage sale rounds one Saturday morning, but we weren’t finding many treasures.  One of our final stops for the morning...

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A Family Tradition

Mrs. A. Handmade Finds Vintage Finds

My mother and both of my grandmothers were accomplished seamstresses. I think they were re-purposing and up-cycling in their day more out of necessity than a choice of style. 

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The One That Got Away

Mrs. A. Handmade Finds Vintage Finds

It was just another day of garage sales and estate sales when...

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