Tag Archives: Vintage

One man’s matchbooks

Today in the World-Herald Matthew wrote a great column about one man’s collection of matchbooks that celebrate the rich history of Omaha restaurants. I was lucky enough to go along with Matthew when he met Rich Yost and his wife, Kim. … Continue reading

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Life lately

A few snaps from what I’ve been doing lately. Last Saturday I spent the day in Lincoln for what Matthew deemed “The Lincoln Day of Fun.” And it was fun. Top to bottom: A snap at one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Closet Clean-out, part one

I’m taking a break from food today to do a little blog post about my recent (ongoing, really) closet clean-out. In the past year or so I dove head-first back into thrifting, and I’ve acquired a lot. Exhibit A, below: … Continue reading

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Kitchen Tchotchke

I have lots of favorite kitchen tools — a wine key that I love, a favorite Le Creuset spatula, some small glass prep bowls from the Pampered Chef — that I use constantly. And then there are the little random … Continue reading

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Thrift Finds: DIY Dry Cleaning

The latest thing I’ve been on the hunt for at the thrifts is little silk t-shirts or tops. They’re my new go-to item this spring, and since it’s been so warm, I’ve already worn my entire stock. Because I paid … Continue reading

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Vintage Cookbooks: The Sheldon Gallery Cookbook

Before I returned to journalism and started this blog, I worked at the Sheldon Museum of Art. I’ve always loved the graceful Philip Johnson-designed building on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. If you haven’t been there, I highly recommend checking … Continue reading

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Thrift Finds: some favorites

Valentine’s Day is the day when I trot out my vintage YSL blouse that’s covered with hearts and has a giant tie in the front. It just seems right. Escada snake print silk blouse + Crazy Escada sweater coat (thanks … Continue reading

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Thrift finds: New Year’s Eve

I’ve been sick for the past two days and basically hadn’t given a thought to what I’d wear tomorrow night. After napping for a while today I realized I had one option: shop my own closet. So I started to … Continue reading

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