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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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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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Another Slice of Life

Another Slice of LifeIt’s going be a busy weekend, so Madge is putting up some short posts over the next few days. That way she can still stay up-to-date on National Blog Posting Month. A few days ago Madge featured a fabulous Life Magazine spread on dinner hats. She thought you might like to see so...

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