About Kimbesa

I love dishes, and I continue to haunt thrift stores, estate sales, and other places where vintage china, dinnerware and glassware are to be found.

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Starbucks Coffee Mugs – Collecting for Fun and Profit

Our next guest post is from an online colleague, Wanda Fitzgerald, who has a great passion and knowledge about charms. I’ve admired many of the beautiful sterling silver, enameled and gold charms that I’ve seen in her stores over the years. I can relate…they are so pretty, just like the dishes I love!

By Wanda Fitzgerald

I’ve been reading Diary of a Dishie for a while now and share Sally K’s passion for collecting. So I was honored and excited about the opportunity to exchange guest blog posts with her. My name is Wanda Fitzgerald, and I own and . . . → Read More: Starbucks Coffee Mugs – Collecting for Fun and Profit

Collecting a Valentine

If I was going to collect mugs, these charming glass coffee mugs could easily be it.

Glasbake mug 1979

These examples were made by Glasbake, a trade name of McKee/Jeanette glass company made in the 1970s and early 1980s.

The Evening Prayer is pretty, and so retro…

The Language of Flowers would be a fun series. We’ve heard of geraniums, roses, buttercups and zinnias. Seems likely there are others.

You can have your hearts and flowers, and your coffee, too!

Language of Flowers

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