Celebrating International Women's Day
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Who’s Your Inspiration on International Women’s Day?

In honor of International Women's Day I take a moment to remember my grandmother Madge Beals Meredith. Naming my online shop #MadgesHatboxVintage, was loving nod to her years as a #milliner. Then a chance remark by my aunt sent me on a yearlong journey in search of a hat shop my grandmother opened i...

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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...

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Thanksgiving Hollywood Style
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Thanksgiving Hollywood Style

In the spirit of the holiday
here's a look at how
classic Hollywood spent Thanksgiving.
I'll just bet Joan cooked this herself.

You looking at Me?

Fun publicity still from Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney.

Some holiday cheesecake from Marilyn.

Debbie Reynolds looking domestic.

More Thank...

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