5 Interesting Facts Featuring: Julia Child

by Pam Fournier November 24, 2020

Julia Child, not just a bestselling author and chef. Julia Child was much more than a bestselling cookbook writer and chef. She was also a breast cancer survivor, a TV trailblazer, and a government spy throughout her life.

1- Spy During World War II

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5 Ways to Improve Your Brainpower

by Pam Fournier September 24, 2020

We live in a world of distraction.

Do your everyday reading habits consist of Facebook updates, texts from friends, or the recipe in your favorite cookbook for your next meal? Push notifications are always alerting us about breaking news, e-mails comments, or advertising. 

If you've become one of the many people who doesn't make a habit of reading daily, you might be missing out on vital exercise for your brain.

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The Essential Guide to Antique, Vintage, and Retro!

by Pam Fournier August 20, 2020 1 Comment

The words antique, vintage, and retro are often used when shopping at antique festivals, second-hand stores, and flea markets. Dealers selling old pieces have been known to use "antique' to add more value to the item they are selling.

Learning what these terms mean can only help you in the bargaining process. This article can help you add an elusive piece you have been looking for to your shelves at a fair price.

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Canning or Freezing?

by Pam Fournier August 05, 2020

Its August, your garden, the farmer's markets, and roadside stands are bursting with yummy fresh fruits and vegetables. 

If you're like our household, you are eating BLT with fresh tomatoes lettuce and corn on the cob once a day.

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Art is for Everyone, Yes Even You...

by Pam Fournier June 08, 2020

Why was Van Gogh missing an ear?

One interesting fact about Vincent Van Gogh, he cut off his ear.  Although many say it was an act to show affection, it was indeed to show his an

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A Guide to Vintage Naval Books

by Pam Fournier May 12, 2020

The water sparks a passion, salt air, a strong wind, and the open sea. If you're on a fishing boat on the Great Lakes, sailing around the world or landlocked but have a genuine love of the sea from the books you read.

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Bird Feeding Tips and Recipes!

by Pam Fournier April 22, 2020

Our local birds are migrating back. We enjoy watching them at our feeders, learning their quirks, how they relate to other birds, squirrels, and chipmunks who find their way to your feeders. 

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6 Fishing Books All Angler's Should Have on their Bookshelf

by Pam Fournier April 14, 2020

Here are the Top 6 books on the shelves of Reading Vintage that are written by old anglers who share fishing advice, skills, and read personal accounts from anglers who live and breathe fishing and boating.

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7 Tips to Care for the Books in Your Library

by Pam Fournier April 08, 2020

One of the biggest damaging factors for books is dust. As it accumulates, it will eventually cause damage to paper and cover because of harmful acidic elements. Books should be dusted weekly with a good duster, soft paintbrush, or gentle vacuuming.

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Explore the history of a region with a old cookbook

by Pam Fournier April 06, 2020

Explore the history of a region or time in history within old cookbooks.

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The Essentials of Our Process

by Pam Fournier April 01, 2020

We can all agree we are all settling in and adjusting to the new crazy norm, hopefully finding our joy where we can. Here a sneak peek of what's new at Reading Vintage and an overview of how we do things!


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10 Top Tips for Produce

by Pam Fournier September 17, 2019

Gardens are bursting with an excess of fresh fruits, and vegetables  Roadside stands, Farmers Markets in your area are tempting you with produce. Keep reading for great tips to help you enjoy summer produce for as long as possible.

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