Considering Renting An Antique Booth?

Have you ever wondered if renting a booth at an antique mall is worth it? I did for years, until my mom and I finally bit the bullet and did it. What I’m going to share is our own experience. Things may be totally different for other antique booth vendors, which will be different for…

Grandmother Bovard’s Old-Time Chocolate Chip Cookies

Back in the 1930’s and 40’s, my husband’s grandmother, Martha Bovard made traditional Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies in her Maryland kitchen, but she stretched them by simply adding 4 cups of corn flakes Cereal to the mixture. This simple addition has turned into somewhat of a cult following in our house. It’s almost criminal…

Collecting Perfume Bottles

One day at Main House Antiques where we have a booth, the cashier was pointing out these beautiful vintage perfume bottles to another customer. With all the times I’ve been in the store, I had never really noticed them. But when she said they were only $1.00 each, I perked up. I had never considered…