Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Holiday Jewelry

Today I’m continuing the series of posts on my great-grandma’s beautiful vintage jewelry! She’s here to help us ring in the beginning of the holiday season; after all, Thanksgiving is just one short week away. These are a few festive Christmas pieces I inherited from her and I can’t wait to wear them all season … More Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Holiday Jewelry

Throwback Thursday: Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln is certainly best known for his Emancipation Proclamation, which helped to end slavery in the United States. But he also issued the Thanksgiving Proclamation, a document which forever set aside the final Thursday in November as American Thanksgiving (later changed to the fourth Thursday of the month.) The proclamation is a beautifully crafted … More Throwback Thursday: Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Throwback Thursday: Strawberry Moon Branding, circa April 2013

Every company goes through a process of discovering their image and branding as they get their feet under them. For Strawberry Moon, it was a pretty short process: the idea to sell vintage books online came to me and a few weeks later, I was open for business, believe it or not! One of the … More Throwback Thursday: Strawberry Moon Branding, circa April 2013

Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Jewelry

Last month I shared some photos of my great-grandma and the vintage jewelry I inherited from her and thought this Throwback Thursday is the perfect time to share some more! These are some of my favorite pieces as they feel very fall – perfect for September and October with blue jeans and a big chunky … More Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Jewelry

Throwback Thursday: This Week in History… The Destruction of Pompeii

We’re throwing all the way back to the Roman Empire today and the destruction of Pompeii on August 24 in the year 79. The city wasn’t rediscovered and excavated until the 1740s but once word of its well-preserved marvels spread, artists and intellectuals flocked from all over Europe to see it. The vast majority of … More Throwback Thursday: This Week in History… The Destruction of Pompeii

Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Jewelry

When my Great-Grandma Lou passed away at the beginning of this year, just a few months shy of her 100th birthday, I inherited some of her fabulous vintage jewelry. She had great taste and a lot of spunk: her bedroom was bubblegum pink, she danced at her son’s 50th wedding anniversary (in a teal sequined … More Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Jewelry