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Many thanks for visiting our little Etsy shop. I hope that you can tell how much we love it!

I've collected wonderful vintage things almost all of my life, probably because I loved visiting my grandmother and loved being in surroundings that spoke of another time. My grandmother had a small Italian grocery store (See her smiling in the banner!). It wasn't vintage when she started it in 1929. But by the time I was growing up, with supermarkets coming into fashion, her store, and her way of doing business, were most decidedly vintage. I absolutely LOVED being there. She let me rearrange the shelves and make store signs. Of all my childhood memories, this was my favorite one, by far.

Opening a store on Etsy seems to be a perfect fit for me. It will be a virtual space, and I won't be bagging dried beans, or wrapping bread in paper from the counter top dispenser…

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  • Joined May 8, 2011

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natural materials, cotton, linen, 100 percent rag paper

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About

Many thanks for visiting our little Etsy shop. I hope that you can tell how much we love it!

I've collected wonderful vintage things almost all of my life, probably because I loved visiting my grandmother and loved being in surroundings that spoke of another time. My grandmother had a small Italian grocery store (See her smiling in the banner!). It wasn't vintage when she started it in 1929. But by the time I was growing up, with supermarkets coming into fashion, her store, and her way of doing business, were most decidedly vintage. I absolutely LOVED being there. She let me rearrange the shelves and make store signs. Of all my childhood memories, this was my favorite one, by far.

Opening a store on Etsy seems to be a perfect fit for me. It will be a virtual space, and I won't be bagging dried beans, or wrapping bread in paper from the counter top dispenser. But I will be thinking of how she was a vital member of her community and how she was completely dedicated to her little enterprise.

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