A while back before we were confined to our lovely homes to practice distancing in place, I wanted to find a whimsical teapot for my mom. I went on a discovery tour of the vintage shops I usually go to, with the sole purpose to see what could be found that would thrill my mom. […]

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Does the idea of cooking with a clay pot, known by any of these names – cazuela,  Chamba pot, chotti, romertopf pots, nai dat, palayak, tajine, and olla de Barro intrigue you at all? It sure intrigues me! But what is the easiest way to get started? What should I make the first time? What […]

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Hygge is the calming, peaceful way of life shared by many, many people across the world. It is a Danish tradition that includes reading, lighting candles, sharing time with friends and family in a warm cozy spot with warm drinks and food. Read more to understand the full concept

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I’m going to bet you have not really thought about ideas to decorate your home with ceramics. Did you know that ceramics is an option? Did you know you use some form of ceramics every day?  Or are you just asking what do I mean by “ceramics”? Here’s what I mean. There are probably more […]

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This morning my goal was finding vintage ceramic products. I did a bunch of errands including some stops to some of my favorite thrift and second-hand stores. These places have always provided me with excellent items. Today I scored two platters, one a full-on turkey picture and the other a classy white one with embossed […]

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How Stoneware, Earthenware and Porcelain get to their final state has to do with the texture of the raw product, temperature, moisture and how it is fired or baked. What is ceramic clay you ask Clay is a by-product of nature. It comes from the ground in areas that once had streams or rivers flowing […]

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