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Vintage Brand History Series: Barbie

Posted by Haley M

  In this edition of the Vintage Brand History Series, we're covering...Barbie dolls! Who remembers their first Barbie? I only had one as a girl, and I still remember when my dad gave her to me - she was a My First Barbie, and he presented her to me in her signature pretty pink box by peeking her over the top of the newspaper that he was reading. I only had one Barbie growing up and no Ken dolls, so my doll just danced with one of my teddy bears or a stuffed dog or something, haha.    My First...

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THE MANY BENEFITS OF SHOPPING VINTAGE, PRE-OWNED, & SECONDHAND (Plus, What to Do With Your Own Items That You No Longer Want!)

Posted by Haley M

          Hi there! Thanks for joining me for a discussion on the many benefits of purchasing vintage, pre-owned and secondhand items. I bet there are more than you think!      First off, it's incredibly sustainable and better for the environment! This is because no new resources or energy are being used to create the product, lessening the burden of what goes into the trash and what the factories put out that pollutes the air and water and that exploits the workers or animals involved.   Vintage and antique items (especially furniture!) are almost ALWAYS made...

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THE MUSTARD DANDELION ORIGIN STORY

Posted by Haley M

          Hi there! My name is Haley, and I'm the owner, curator, and person behind The Mustard Dandelion shop. I wanted to introduce myself in further detail and tell a little bit more about the story behind The Mustard Dandelion that the previous blog post had mentioned. If you haven't already, click here to read the Welcome post, which includes some of my favorite features of the new site!             I live in Cleveland, Ohio, USA with my husband and cat, Beatrix. I met my husband in 2008 and we were...

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