Placesettings: Snowing outside and in!

The grandkids were supposed to help me bake cookies this past weekend. But we got a surprise snowstorm.


The streets were awful. The kids couldn’t come. I was housebound with pounds of butter, bags of powered sugar, and a brand new oven. Read the rest of this entry »

Placesettings: Perk me up with Crispy! Crunchy! Fruity! Flavorful! Apple Crisp!

Gee, it looks like we only eat breakfast at This Old Row House.  I’ll have to show some dinner placesettings soon!

This is what the kitchen table looked like on Saturday morning before I sliced the apples and pulled out my 1970s Betty Crocker cookbook.


It’s set with Fire-King jadeite restaurant ware and red Bakelite flatware. Read the rest of this entry »