Monday, August 8, 2011

History within... my kitchen

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These are the only chickens I have left since the remodel in 2008. The rooster on the left was given to me by Grandma Gail Moore, the wire chicken was a wedding gift from Janet Teevin Heilmann back in 1978. There are cedar eggs within it that were made by Mr. Sheets. The vintage sunflower pieces, canning jars & corn bread pan were my Grandma Helen Travess'. The bowl on the back left is my good table setting bought in 1980 and the right side bowl is my first table setting bought in 1976. The stool is the one that my father Francis Bagley sat on to milk our cow Bossy. The scale was given to me from my brother-in-law Donald Lee.
There is alot of history in a small corner.


Shelia said...

Hi and what a wonderful chicken and it holds special memories being from your family! The wire one is amazing and to know it was handmade!
Thank you so much for coming to my party.
You are the sweetie,
Shelia ;)

mississippi artist said...

It is always nice to have family keepsakes. Yours are wonderful.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Love your roo and chick. It's always the best treats to have things from family and all the love and memories that go with it. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

S said...

Oh I like hearing how others accumulate things over a lifetime. Thanks for sharing.

Mary @ Redo 101 said...

I love treasures like yours more than anything - items with a history, an emotional attachment from the person who gave them. Thanks so much for sharing that with us, I loved it!


Love Of Quilts said...

What a nice collection you have. Trish

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