I was pretty excited about this find and put them to good use over the holidays with various table settings.
Imagine my excitement last week when my mother-in-law told me she found a tub in storage of Blue Willow dishes that had been her mothers, and she wanted me to have them.
Y’all. I love family heirlooms. The older I get, the more I truly appreciate them. Even the littlest things really go a long way with me.
So can you even imagine how giddy I am to have a china pattern that I have always loved that were Brian’s grandmothers!?!?
The best part? These were her everyday dishes. And from the looks of it, she collected it over quite a period of time. Some of it looks very old and some is much newer.
Here is a close up comparison of the inherited Johnson Brother set vs. the Goodwill “Made in Japan” set.
These old-but-new-to-me dishes will certainly be getting used around here.
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