New at The Treasured Home

Hello friend, Here I am, taking a break at the shop, on a blustery October afternoon. I love October! Partly because the season changes, to more civilized temperatures. Partly because I can start wearing sweaters, scarves and boots! yes, I know what’s important! Plus, October is my birthday month. I’ve always loved my birthday! (who […]

More European Treasures!

I had so much fun on my last buying trip and got such positive customer feedback, that we loaded up the “Burb” again this morning. Mr. Wonderful has three beautiful bottles tucked into the backseat, using seat belts and straps, to keep the kids in place! I told Bob it’s like having three kids in […]

European Grain Sack Stockpile

Well, all good things must come to an end. We enjoyed five days at the family’s house at Lake Tahoe and now it’s time to face 106 degrees, back in Sacramento. As you may recall, if you’ve been following along for a while, our dear parents gave this wonderful place to us, before they passed […]

The Way We Were

I asked Mr. Wonderful if he thought I appreciated old things and old ways of doing things, just because I’m getting older, or is it because I’m exposed to old things more than before.   It was really just a rhetorical question, really, but it made me think, just the same.This is just a stack […]

How to Turn a Grain Sack Into a Pillow

Hello Dear Ones, Do you love antique European grain sacks? They’ve been a favorite for a while now. I love them! Their texture! They were made to last for years, and that has certainly been accomplished. They date back to the 1800’s, made of a hemp fabric, or very thick linen. As you might have […]