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We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far. Swami Vivekananda

Here you'll find comments written by our customers about the products they purchased. In hopes of building a genuine and inspired community, where people can share their collections, their decorating passions and their tangible love of history, these have been culled from messages shoppers have sent after they received their packages. Their words have not been altered in any way. When the  shop first opened, several companies offered to sell us hundreds of pieces of generic customer feedback and fake product reviews. We didn't even know there was such a thing! Please be assured that all these responses listed below are 100% authentic from real people who bought real items and shared their real stories. Hope you enjoy learning more about your fellow vintage collectors!

 

08.26.19 -- When I saw these fruit patterned vintage napkins I knew they would look great with these glass plates by Sydenstricker. They are perfect! They are so cute and just what I was looking for. Nice touch adding the note and wrapping. Thank you. - Lisa M.

 

 08.7.19 -- I received my order today and it was so lovely in its wrapping!  I wanted to share why I purchased this book, since a lot of care has obviously been put into sharing it with your customers and sending it to me, and I thought you might find it interesting! I recently learned that my father, Raymond Theodore Steiger, was named after the author, Raymond Pool, who taught my grandfather (Theodore Steiger) at the University of Nebraska in 1920 or so.  So -- I had been looking up Raymond Pool, discovered he wrote this book, and that you had a copy from 1932 - the year my dad was born!  Additionally, my grandfather became a professor of botany himself in the mid 30s, and passed on his love of plants to my father, who spent his career with the US Forest Service. That love of plants was passed on to me too and I have found my career in environmental education. This book couldn't be a more perfect representation of that legacy. The book is in even better condition than I had hoped, and I look forward to checking it out, then gifting it to my dad very soon. Thank you for shepherding this book to me! - Celina S.

 

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 07.16.19 -- Lovely to get your note and lovely to get the package!  I opened it tonight and everything was packed and wrapped so nicely.  It was a treat!  I love vintage things and antiques so I had quite a nice time on your site and blog.  I purchased the vintage books, "Bride in the Kitchen" and "I Hate Housework" for my niece who is getting married in December.  She loves vintage also and will get a laugh from Peg Bracken--I have Peg's "I Hate Cooking Cookbook" too.  I love cooking and I collect all kinds of old cookbooks--mostly as relics of a culture and a cooking time gone by, although it's always fun to see those recipes that survive.  Love vintagelinens too, so the tea towel with the needlepoint bluebird was super lovely.  I have a blog (which has been neglected by me for too long) called Corks & Cake (corksandcake.com).  Thinking about reviving it once I get through some things with my dad's estate etc.  Thank you In the Vintage Kitchen for the finds and the lovely parcel! - Cheers! Rebecca P.

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06.06.19 -- I received my plates today and they are even prettier in person. Everything is Perfect. Thank you so much. You always make the packaging look so beautiful as well. - Ashleigh N. 

05.23.19 -- I have this minute received the Yogi cookbook. I have to tell you how thrilled I am and what it means to have found it, but first the way you have wrapped it and your message makes it even more so. My partner and I spent the winter on his sailboat , the boat had been his home for over 20 years and one of his most precious possessions  was an original copy of the book. He had it in a small wooden box carefully wrapped in a cloth due to its delicate condition. On Feb 19th last year we ran into bad sea conditions and shipwrecked off the coast of Columbia. The boat was lost and everything on it except the clothes we were wearing and our passports. It was an adventure after that before we decided to return to Canada. Since then we have cooked together making some of the recipes from memory.He is not with me at the moment but will be in a few weeks so I am going to give it to him as a surprise just the way you have wrapped it. 
Thank you so much! Maybe we can chat online now and then. I am enjoying your blog. All the best, Janet C.

 

04.11.19 -- Love, love my pink floral napkins. They look so pretty on our table which also has a pink floral tablecloth. Cannot get enough pink roses right now! Will stay tuned. Thanks - Sally B.

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 03.02.19 -- Thank you for the lovely platter though discolored more than I could see on your site. I think it does looks nice on my hutch. A pretty pattern. It was very well wrapped with personal note that I appreciated. The wide paper ribbon is so pretty I am using it as shelf edging in my kitchen. I am sure I will order from you again. - Carol M.

02.22.19 -- I just received the Paden City Pottery platter and I love it. It arrived safely and I love your personal touches. I'll keep watching your site. Many thanks and take care, Lee H.

11.02.18 -- Oh my, I love my plate! So exquisitely wrapped, I almost didn’t want to open it. ;) The care you take in packaging is much appreciated. And the plate…well, I’m thrilled. Love the colors! Thank you! Have a great weekend. - Sheryl C.