Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Wednesday Stuff! - Edit with a question

I thought I would add a question. I am getting emails from I believe a phishing account. I moderate my comments and I delete them, but is there a way to stop this? If you have had this problem I would appreciate any assistance. I don't know why all of a sudden I am having this problem. Until I figure out a better way I am going to have to put back the word verification. Maybe that will help. I am sorry to those who hate it...I do to, but I don't know what else to do........Thanks.....and on with my post!

I thought I would answer some questions on my auction purchase. This is a 19th century atomizer. Menthol would be put in the bottom of the crock and hot water poured over to make a mist. The glass inhaler on the top would go in the person's mounth and they would breathe in the vapors. It is from England and on line is selling in mint condition for about 70 dollars US. Mine is not in mint condition.....which I personally can relate to!

There is a "tube" of crockery to the back to let out excess steam.

This is as clear as I could get the writing...but this is what sold me on the piece

My husband bid on some crockery for me. He got the gold rimmed piece along with 2 other plain 2 quart crocks for $10.00. I didn't KNOW I need the gold one, but now that I have it, I don't know what I did without it!

Yesterday I had to go to the doctor, so we stopped at a gourmet grocery store. I picked up some heirloom tomatoes. I see them on Barefoot Contessa and have been wanting to try them. My husband wouldn't even think about trying them.....but they were delicious. Especially the brown one!

I mixed some slices of each with mozzerella pieces in garlic oil. Yum!
There you have it....a big exciting day in the life of Ceekay!!! I am feeling really quite well right now and enjoying every moment!! The windchime in the backyard is chiming and Valerie Parr Hill is talking on, can YOU beat that excitement?
Have a good day!



Hi Ceekay, that tomatoe salad made me hungry, it looks yummy and I wanted to stop by and say hi to you too (;

Julie Harward said...

Oh, that looks so tasty! And I love your new stuff too...wonder if the thing still would work?! LOL Come say hi :D

Sandra said...

Hi Ceekay. I love those crockery! Especially the gold one. Your husband is a sweety for winning those for you. Oh my gosh, those tomatoes look so yummy. I am so glad you are feeling quite well, Ms Ceekay:) ((HUGS))

Connie said...

Silly man! They look luscious, sugar! I went to our nursery yesterday and picked up some "super sweet" corn seeds to plant. Hubs just looked at me and said we didn't have room for corn. I said, "Make room, we've planting these!" LOL He will, chickee!
Hope you're feeling well today...

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

That piece is so neat that you got at the auction? Who is this lady on QVC talking? I guess I am out of the loop.

Kathy said...

Hi Ceekay.
Your white Atomizer is really cool.
But the tomatoes and cheese has me salivating!

Glad your feeling good today sweetie...
Praying for you always...
xoxo~Kathy @
Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Connie said...

It's a prettier looking contraption then the old misters we used in our bedrooms - growing up.

Yea, that tomato salad sounds wonderful - minus the garlic... Garlic and I have issues.

Glad you're feeling well.

Love Bears All Things said...

That is an interesting piece. I have a few pieces of crockery and some modern day pottery on a shelf in my living room. Mother had a pitcher similar to the one you show. I think it is a gallon size. I have that one now.
I'm glad you're feeling well.
Mama Bear

Lisa ~ A Cottage to Me said...

Love heirloom Valerie, what a great day for you!

Susan said...

Ceekay your tomato salad looks scrumptious!! I am glad your feeling well!!

Blondie's Journal said...

I've never tried heirloom tomatoes and now you have me curious! They look delicious with the cheese. Love all your pretty crocks!! What a sweet guy you have!


Liz said...

Isn't Valarie calming....almost buy buy buy...:)

You got some fun stuff there. In the lobby of the Phx Baptist Hosp. there is a HUGE display of antique medical supplies. It is really fascinating! If you like that kind of thing.
And I do! :)

Your tomatoes look perfectly healthy and yummy!Glad to hear you are feeling good!!! :)


Happy@Home said...

Your tomatoes are proof that looks can be deceiving. Your salad looks delish.
So glad to hear you are feeling good. I was watching Valerie last night too. Love her.

Linda said...

Hi Ceekay, auctions are so fun and what great wins. I love the crocks, they look neat filled with your kitchen utensils.
Yum, your salad looks good. We get heirlooms tomatoes every once in awhile and they are a treat, seeing yours has made me hungry for some.
Glad to hear you are feeling good...hugs, Linda

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Ceekay, love the crocks and the heirloom tomatoes are just some of my favorites.....they are soooo beautiful! Yes, tomatoes can be beautiful....ha.

Barb ♥

A Hint of Home said...

I love the atomizer! What a find.
The writing on it does add to it.
Yes, I hate the word verification!
I hope your problem gets solved and you get to remove it soon. (smile)

Karen said...

The tomatoes look DIVINE! YUM! Glad you are feeling good - we are walking EVERYWHERE and my feet hurt - but that is OK!
NO STORES! Unless you want designer antique store - which I don't - so we'll figure out something else to do tomorrow.
Love and hugs. Me

Valerie@travelingthrough2 said...

Hi Ceekay,
Oh the exciting things we do! Those tomatoes look so perfect they look fake! The salad looks good too. In my book it's not what we're doing but how we're doing it. Have fun!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

I wish I could help you with the spam, but I don't know what to tell you. I put comment moderation on comments that are older than five days.

Checking up on you to see how you are, girl! I hope to be blogging again soon if they workmen would only cooperate. We had some setbacks, but I hope that's over soon.


Sheila :-)

Sarah said...

Thanks for the information on the inhaler. Very interesting! I'm not a tomato eater, so glad you enjoyed them. I'd be like your husband and pass them up. LOL

Rettabug said...

Hi Honey,

Love your crocks! I used to have a very, VERY old whiskey jug crock on my front porch till somebody stole it! Grrrrrr! :( Never found another one like it.

We have heirloom tomato plants we started from seeds in our sunroom right now, just waiting for warmer weather to plant them outside. You can wash & save the seeds from your heirlooms that you bought & start your own plants from them. I hope you haven't used them all up by now.

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Hi Ceekay, I love the knobbly look of those tomatoes and find them much more pretty than the regular ones.
The atomizer has been a great find at the auction.
Have a lovely afternoon!
Julia said...

I get those phishers here and there too. Usually on older posts. I just delete them. Seems like they come in big batches of a few a day for a week or so, then none for months at a time.

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