finally, an antique haul…

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds30 Comments

A few things happened last week that haven’t happened in months…since February or March.  No 1 – We had a church service!  It was outdoors, but it was so awesome to see our church family, sing and worship together, and hear from our senior pastor.  No 2 – The boys got haircuts!  That might not sound like a big deal … Read More

the handmade needlebook

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Antiques, Favorite Things29 Comments

Well, I spent the morning writing and then planning and making some purchases for upcoming projects.  I am excited to get a few rooms that are underway finished (like the master bedroom and sewing room) and I’ll be starting some new projects that have been on my list for a while.  This is how it seems to go for me.  … Read More

Sue’s Ironstone Palette

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds54 Comments

A few weeks ago, I spotted these amazing palettes on @whiteflowerfarmhouse feed and my heart started fluttering.  It was a little hard to believe that I was looking past all of the ironstone pitchers, but my eyes made a beeline for those beauties.  I immediately sent a message to inquire about purchasing one.  As I was making the inquiry, Lori … Read More

german ironstone cake stands, a belgian bulb crate, & $100 giveaway

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds, Ironstone845 Comments

When I shared about the antique butcher’s rack from Maria of Dreamy Whites, I shared a preview of a few other things she sent me.  They were worth sharing in their own post because the items are so special. I’ve been sitting here for several minutes trying to think of how to describe the unboxing of these gifts and I’ve … Read More

the best gift

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Things64 Comments

Saturday was my 42 birthday.  It started off with apologies from Jeff and the boys that they couldn’t go out and buy me gifts and couldn’t take me out to a restaurant.  It would be another day hunkering down at home.  The fact that I wasn’t disappointed was surprising to me.  I’ve always been a “big birthday person.”  I love … Read More

my silver patterns

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Cleaning & care, Favorite Things63 Comments

I often receive comments about my flatware, even if I am posting about food or styling or something else entirely.  I will admit that I have a thing for flatware and have inherited and collected some beautiful pieces. The pieces I inherited from at least five different women in my family are stunning and hard to ignore, which is the … Read More