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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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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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The End of the Road
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Finding Madge – The End of the Road

As the car eased out of the motel parking lot, a thought was nagging in the back of my brain. Was I wasting my time?  Any contemporaries of my grandmother were long gone. Maybe too much time had passed.

 

This whole quest had begun by happenstance.   Opening a shop to sell my vintage co...

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