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Madge Named Top Vintage Blog by Feedspot

Madge Named Top Vintage Blog by Feedspot

on Jan 11, 2017

Madge named top vintage blog.  A surprise was awaiting Madge in her Facebook notifications a few days ago and what a pleasant surprise it was.  This blog as top vintage blog by Feedspot.  In fact Madge was named to Top 100 Vintage Blogs and Websites on the Planet. Sites were judged on Google reputation and search ranking; influence and popularity on Facebook,...

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A Trip to the Boneyard – The Las Vegas Neon Musuem

A Trip to the Boneyard – The Las Vegas Neon Musuem

on Jul 23, 2015

A Trip to The Boneyard – The Las Vegas Neon Museum Madge isn’t much of a gambler. In fact she would rather put $200 down on a pair of shoes rather than lose it at the craps table. However, Mr. Madge did have an upcoming business trip to Las Vegas and there was that one item on the bucket list – The Boneyard, now called The Neon Museum.   Madge had heard...

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Here’s to Dad on Fathers Day

Here’s to Dad on Fathers Day

on Jun 21, 2015

Here’s to Dad on Fathers Day Revisiting this post and adding some more photos. Happy Father’s Day to all the great guys out there.     As many of you know, this blog and my vintage shop on Etsy are dedicated to my maternal grandmother, Ora Madge Beals Meredith.   But today I am giving a shout out to my wonderful dad – Jim Hill whom I lost in...

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For Father’s Day From the estate of Hugh Quam Stevens

For Father’s Day From the estate of Hugh Quam Stevens

on Jun 15, 2015

For Father’s Day from the estate of Hugh Quam Stevens Mr. Stevens was president of Vincennes Steel Company based in Vincennes, Indiana.  Vincennes was a major bridge builder and active in Naval shipbuilding during WWII.  Mr. Stevens was also president of the Vincennes Chamber of Commerce and volunteered his services in the national post war rebuilding effort....

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Kenneth Jay Lane – Fabulous Faker

Kenneth Jay Lane – Fabulous Faker

on Jul 1, 2014

Kenneth Jay Lane – Fabulous Faker Madge is participating in National Blog Posting Month  (NaBloPoMo).   She is going to attempt to write a blog post every day this month!  NaBloPoMo was started in 2006 by Eden Kennedy, as a response to NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).  Check out the official site on BlogHer, then come back daily to see how Madge is...

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Finding Madge in MississippiA Granddaughter’s Journey

Finding Madge in Mississippi
A Granddaughter’s Journey

on Feb 15, 2014

Madge in Mississippi Opening an Etsy shop to sell my vintage collection was a conscious act to de-clutter.  Naming the shop Madge’s Hatbox, after my grandmother, was loving nod to her years as a milliner.   Then a chance remark by my aunt sent me on a journey in search of a hat shop my grandmother opened in 1917. Madge in Mississippi. After securing funds for...

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