Retro Tuesday, visions of aqua!

>> Tuesday, January 26, 2010

While reading The Crazy Suburban Mom's blog this morning I came across an awesome post on vintage kitchen appliances, pyrex and aqua- couldn't make me a happier girl! As I briefly mentioned in my post Thanks, Mommy! I collect vintage Blue Heaven dishes. I also LOVE LOVE LOVE old pyrex. Another great goody given to me by my mom was my grandmother's old pyrex mini loaf pans in- you guess it- aqua! They match my dishes perfectly and are so fun to bake in!

ps- if you head over to The Crazy Suburban Mom, check out the aqua stove. I want me one of those bad boys!

Oh! Almost forgot about my nifty vintage canisters- found these on eBay for $10!


**this post has been added to The Coloradolady's Vintage Thingies Thursday

Linking up to the Turquoise Tuesday Party over at The Single Nester!

13 comments:

Angel January 27, 2010 at 9:47 AM  

Wow Those are so Cool! I totally want some for me now!!

Storm, The Psychotic Housewife January 28, 2010 at 1:20 AM  

I adore old Pyrex too!!! I love treasure hunting. :)

The Crazy Suburban Mom January 28, 2010 at 12:04 PM  

OMG .... I'm speechless :) You know where you should link up on thursdays? Colorado Lady does this thing called vintage thingies thursdays this is a link to this weeks but she does it every week and its really fun! http://coloradolady.blogspot.com/2010/01/vintage-thingies-thursday-re-run-first.html

Tracy (they would love this post!)

Tara Beaulieu January 28, 2010 at 12:16 PM  

Pyrex rocks! ps- thanks Tracy, I'm heading there now!

concretenprimroses January 28, 2010 at 12:54 PM  

What a beautiful collection. Love it!
Kathy

The Crazy Suburban Mom January 28, 2010 at 1:26 PM  

Glad you did! Vintage thingies thursays is lots of fun and she has tons of people that sign up every week who will visit - Lots of them visit 'back' at first if they don't know you but so many people have so many very cool finds that its really just fun to visit really.

Tracy

Postcardy January 28, 2010 at 3:23 PM  

Aqua seems to be popular again. I have some turquoise or aqua Pyrex that I got when it was new and bought a Pyrex pie plate in that color at an antique show.

~~Carol~~ January 28, 2010 at 4:01 PM  

I can't believe you got those canisters for $10! They're amazing! Love your dishes too, and I never knew the name of that pattern. Now I want to see your kitchen!
Happy VTT!
Carol

Miri January 28, 2010 at 4:26 PM  

wonderful blue! love it!

Bea January 28, 2010 at 9:12 PM  

I remember those atomic dishes. Your blue pyrex are actually refrigerator dishes, used back before plastic. Love those canisters.

Tara Beaulieu January 28, 2010 at 9:26 PM  

Oh you know, Bea, now that you say it, my mother DID tell me that they could go in the fridge, thus the lids I guess, huh? LOL! Thanks!

GardenofDaisies January 28, 2010 at 11:32 PM  

I LOVE Your blue refrigerator dishes!!!

Coloradolady January 29, 2010 at 1:24 AM  

My mom had canisters like these, but they were brown. I love your colors better! sorry I am so late, I want to throw my computer in the street.....Happy VTT!

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