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Finding Madge in Mississippi
A Granddaughter’s Journey

Madge in Mississippi
Opening an online 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 grandmothe...

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Here's to dad
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Here’s to Dad on Fathers Day

Revisiting this post and adding some more photos.Happy Father's Day to all the great dads out there.As many of you know, this blog and my vintage shop 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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Miss Thelma's Recipes
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Miss Thelma’s Recipes

Well Madge is 17 days in during National Blog Posting Month and so far so good, although this one got in just under the wire.
 
Miss Thelma's Recipes
 

Regular readers know that MadgesHatbox is named in honor of my grandmother Madge Beals Meredith who was a milliner.  Little did I kn...

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