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Cindy Lauderdale Moore | Lifestyle Blogger | Health Advocate
5 reasons to enjoy treasures now, rather than storing them away. They may be safer, tucked away, however they can be forgotten too. Change Is Good, I Feel Good, Sparks Joy, Wash Tubs, What About Tomorrow, Vintage Suitcases, Aromatic Herbs, Tiny House Movement, Grandma And Grandpa

5 Reasons to Enjoy Treasures Now - Cindy Goes Beyond

5 reasons to enjoy treasures now, rather than storing them away. They may be safer, tucked away, however they can be forgotten too. Where's the joy in that?

Vintage Ironing Board Makeover – Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Ironing Boards, Iron Board, Repurposed, Vintage Items, Inspiration, Biblical Inspiration, Ironing Boards, Inhalation, Upcycle

Vintage Ironing Board Makeover - Cindy Goes Beyond

When we emptied Greg's parents' house, after his father passed away, one of the items I carted home was a vintage ironing board. I could tell, without removing the cover, that the board was made of wood. I hated to throw the old ironing board away. I figured eventually I'd find a new use for it. Tha

German Eglantine Biscuit Jar - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage German Biscuit Jar Vintage Cookie Jar German Porcelain Hermann Ohme Porcelain German Biscuits, Vintage Cookies, Cookie Jars, Porcelain, Porcelain Ceramics, Tableware

German Eglantine Biscuit Jar - Cindy Goes Beyond

I thought it was just a pretty container. The vintage Eglantine Biscuit Jar comes from 1920s Germany and connects to family.

Grandpa Bill’s Shaving Mug - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Shaving Mug Vintage Stories Family Treasures Shaving Mug & Lather Brush Shaving, Mugs, Tableware, Vintage, Dinnerware, Cups, Tumbler, Dishes, Mug

Grandpa Bill’s Shaving Mug - Cindy Goes Beyond

Uncovering my grandfather’s vintage shaving mug and lather brush leads me to a brief history of shaving and stories of Papaw Bill.

From Popcorn to Treats: Mimi’s Vintage Bowl - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Aluminum Bowl Vintage Aluminum Bowl with Floral Border Vintage Stories Vintage Bowls, Porch Lighting, Floral Border, Popcorn, Treats, Sweet Like Candy, Goodies, Snacks, Sweets

From Popcorn to Treats: Mimi’s Vintage Bowl - Cindy Goes Beyond

On this Halloween night, the air is chilly and a steady rain is falling. It's not likely that many trick or treaters will come calling tonight. However, I'm ready. The porch light is on. Candles are lit on the front deck as well, welcoming beacons in the twilight. Indoors, candles continue the chee

 A Vintage Golf Story - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Golf Club Vintage Story Old Golf Club golf net diy, golf tips for beginners, ladies golf shoes Vintage Golf Clubs, Ladies Golf Clubs, Best Golf Clubs, Golf Chipping, Chipping Tips, Golf Tips For Beginners, Perfect Golf, Play Golf, Golf Ball

Fore! A Vintage Golf Story - Cindy Goes Beyond

A miniature whittled golf club, created in 1920, leads me on a historical journey to a early 1900s Spaulding hickory club.

You’re Going to Need This Juicer, Honey - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Depression Glass Juicer Vintage Stories Vintage Glass Juicer Safety Valve, Make A Person, Eating Raw, Healthy Drinks, Something To Do, Conditioner, Honey, Good Things, Depression

You’re Going to Need This Juicer, Honey - Cindy Goes Beyond

Could it be that I had unseen help selecting the old depression glass juicer as a keepsake? Months later I would begin to use it daily.

This Old Lamp of Mine - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Stories Vintage Globed Lamp Light in the Darkness Old Lamps, Lamp Light, Darkness, Vintage, Vintage Comics, Antique Lamps, Primitive, Dark

This Old Lamp of Mine - Cindy Goes Beyond

My old lamp hasn’t worked properly for years. I’ve used it anyway. Last night, something amazing happened. A light shone in the darkness.

Leta’s Curls - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Curling Irons Curling Irons Old Curling Irons S Curl, Irons, Curling, Movie Posters, Vintage, Art, Craft Art, Iron, Kunst

Leta’s Curls - Cindy Goes Beyond

Curling irons have been used for thousands of years, to meet fashion’s demands for curls. I’m honored to be the keeper of a vintage set.

55 Years Cradling Plants - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Flowerpot Snake Plant Portulaca Snake Plant, Flower Pots, Garden Design, Backyard, Gardening, Plants, Diy, Vintage, Do It Yourself

55 Years Cradling Plants - Cindy Goes Beyond

This vintage flowerpot has stood as a silent witness to my life over the years. It is precious to me and ready for fresh plants.

Grandpa Bill’s Doll - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Dolls Lowbrow China Doll Hertwig Lowbrow China Doll Vintage China Dolls China Dolls, Childhood Toys, Vintage China, Vintage Dolls, Baby Toys

Grandpa Bill’s Doll - Cindy Goes Beyond

This vintage piece is at least 120 years old and was a cherished childhood toy. She is Grandpa Bill’s doll and what stories she could tell.

Old Handkerchiefs - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Handkerchiefs Handkerchief Roses Displaying Vintage Handkerchiefs Vintage Handkerchiefs, Upcycle, Roses, Craft Ideas, Crafts, Diy, Wedding, Do It Yourself, Mariage

Old Handkerchiefs - Cindy Goes Beyond

These old handkerchiefs, fashioned into something new, remind me of three strong, beautiful women in my family who impacted my life.

A Cupful of Love - Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Metal Measuring Cup Vintage Stories Cupful of Love Pennies from Heaven Pennies From Heaven, Measuring Cup, Vintage Metal, Moscow Mule Mugs, Love, Amor, Measuring Cups, I Like You

A Cupful of Love - Cindy Goes Beyond

After my grandfather passed away in 2007 family members gathered at his home to sort through memories and belongings and keepsakes. My grandmother had preceded her husband in death, 17 years before. As my mother and aunt set aside the items they wanted to keep, they allowed my sisters and me to clai

Grandma & Grandpa’s Shed – Cindy Goes Beyond Vintage Using Vintage Items Family Keepsakes Vintage Milk Bottles Vintage Canning Jars Vintage Enamelware Colander Vintage Glass Pitchers Vintage Milk Bottles, Vintage Enamelware, Grandma And Grandpa, Glass Pitchers, Canning Jars, Keepsakes, Vintage Items, Shed, Outdoor Decor

Grandma & Grandpa’s Shed - Cindy Goes Beyond

Back in 1977, the summer after Greg and I were married, we were visiting with his grandparents. They lived just down the road from us south of the tiny town of Noel, Missouri. I don't remember the exact conversation, however two things contributed to what happened next. I expressed an appreciation

C is for Cindy…and for Creative – Cindy Goes Beyond How to Create Vignettes How to Use Vintage Suitcases How to Decorate a Vintage Suitcase How to Use Old Suitcases Ideas for Old Suitcases Vintage Suitcases, Crewel Embroidery, Vignettes, Rooster, My Favorite Things, Create, Inspiration, Ideas, Decor

C is for Cindy...and for Creative - Cindy Goes Beyond

After I shared the Vintage Story a couple of nights ago, featuring the crewel embroidery butterfly and the bean art rooster, I felt inspired by these creative family members to create something new. One of my favorite ways to play and create at the same time is to put together a vignette. Tonight I