Friday, November 25, 2011

Swanky Swigs "Kiddie Kups" and Pyrex

Not to feel left out, I'm finding some treasures of my own. Fridgies are REALLY hard to find here, lids impossible! I happened upon these two cute Swanky Swigs glasses, and they are legit. They're called Kiddie Kups and they are the "Canadian" 4 1/2 inch glasses. Sorry the sun was so strong the patterns don't show as well.

And YES, the dip bowl from the Balloons set!


and Blue Horizon divided Casserole in fabulous shape. Now if only I was collecting Turquoise or Blue!

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Spring Blossom Green for Dudder #2 !

Still 3 years to go before she flies, but Dudder #2 has the makings of a fine collection of Spring Blossom Green Corelle, and Verde Pyrex! Of course it will also look great with her sister's Butterfly Gold, so if they ever want they can mix up the sets. I'm finding some of these pieces even harder to find, good thing I still have time! And Avocado Green Lido Glassware matches, naturally!

Only two choices of cup or mug so far... more work to be done!

Now to find a proper place to store these safely until she needs them!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Butterfly Gold!

What does Momma Koby do when Dudder #1 is flying away from the nest to University? She starts collecting dishes and pyrex, of course!
I had once read in cyberland how a very wise lady was starting collections of vintage dishes for her children. We all know that this thrifting takes time! So once the pattern was decided - of course

-Butterfly Gold (one of the original Livingware patterns) -
for Dudder #1 it began in earnest.

Dudder #2's pattern just happened... but I digress...

Time passed, lots of Thrifting happened, even a trip to an Antique Mall, and voila a usable set to start her kitchen.

September came, she flew and so did parts of her collection. Small Dorm kitchens don't have a lot of space, so overflow is stored at her "big" home. Since then I have been able to pick up a few more pieces - with her Aunt's help as well - but there is still a wish list.
And that takes time...

What to do when you don't know which cup or mug style she will prefer? Why collect them all!
See Corelle Corner for style info

Anchor Hocking Lido glassware just happened to go so well, as did a number of other vintage amber glassware pieces of mine!