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Author Archives: Dame Toadstool
Our famed local newspaper, The Daily Herald, wants to know about your favorite date spot/activity in Utah County and why you love it. Here are the details. Submission window ends February 3. I wonder what percentage of those submissions will be … Continue reading
Here’s another vintage crochet pattern advertisement for you from the Springville Herald. I’m glad I missed 1941 and its frilly, feminine neckwear. Then again, when I think about what’s making fashion news this season…. scroll down to what I’m talking about. New Collars … Continue reading
While my modern sensibilities may question the charm of such vintage postcard finds (another from Liz‘s collection), I find them intriguing. The captions are sometimes weird and don’t seem to fit… like trying to make sense of poor translations on … Continue reading
Dame Toadstool here with an official response to the Hullabaloo that came out of the woodwork after The Cotton Floozy’s December post about Creative Dating in Utah County. I went out of town a couple hours after it was posted … Continue reading