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Who made this funny old fellow?
Humphrey B. Bear I can remember the very first time I saw one of these Humphrey B. Bear hand puppets, I thought someone had pulled the head off a Metti Humphrey and knocked up a homemade hand glove to make it into a pup...
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How adorable is this vintage Bambi?
Bambi from The House of Metti. A quick blog post to help you identify the Metti Bambi. Metti Bambi Bambi is fully articulated including her head (I'm calling Bambi a girl). I very rarely see the Metti Ba...
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Can't wait to get started trying out new recipes and a new way of cooking with this lot. Caravan and at home cooking :-)
My Thermal Cookware has finally arrived. As stated in my last post, I've decided to try a new way of cooking while we're in the caravan and also at home. Thermal Cookware, Shuttle Chef Before deciding on which...
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What a lovely vintage doll catalogue to help identify your Metti dolls.
The 1968 Metti Doll Catalogue to help you identify your Metti doll or just to take a look at how lovely these dolls are, a time when dolls looked human. Metti Doll Catalogue 1968 From left to right: Susy 18 inch bru...
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The House of Metti, 1970 visit by Bobo the Clown video and my as yet unidentified Metti Doll as well as my savings tip, see how I only spent $63.00 on hair care products that totalled $270.00. I love a bargain.
For all the Metti doll and toy collectors, there is a real treat towards the bottom of this post. A black and white video from 1970 of Bobo the Clown visiting The House of Metti. First up, I have this sweet all original ...
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Jamie Oliver, homemade pumpkin soup and some emails answered.
Some of the JO dinnerware I purchased for $2.00 a piece.
A quick post for anyone looking for the Jamie Oliver Dinnerware at bargain prices. Woolworths have them on sale. They're practically giving them away. J.O Dinnerware I picked up six dinner plates to add to ...
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We should stop over analysing Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Lewis Carroll's state of mind and accept the book for what it is...
Most people know by now, I don't care for the Alice in Wonderland story, in fact, I loathe it. Having said that, I have a strange obsession to keep buying the books, I like the concept of Alice in Wonderland, some of t...
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...Just my opinions and other stuff...
A bit of everything in this post. What happened in Bali. I'll start by stating, I do not support the death penalty - ever, but please don't mistake my stance on that, for how I feel about drugs or for what those...
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Hi Michelle, I think I've missed a few of your posts recently but will be over later to catch up.  I always spend a happy hour or so when I visit you. Hope life is being kind to you all. 
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I'm not afraid, but when he comes alive...
The Petitcollin Company, France has been around since 1860, it originally made combs then branched out into making toys - dolls are still being made today. Petitcollin has produced some of the most gorgeous dolls and toys...
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My grandsons use the word 'sick' when they think something is wonderful so maybe Gracie is using it in the same way  :-)  
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Lists of miniature antique children's books for identification, will continue to update lists as more information is found.
First of all I'd like to thank a lovely lady for gifting me a copy of Little Pink Petticoat. This charming book is illustrated by Lilian Amy Govey and published by Humphrey Milford. You are very kind and the book i...
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#competions  wins, freebies. Who doesn't like to win stuff? I like the smaller everyday prizes :-)
I'll start with competitions and show you a few of my modest prize winnings and share some tips and rules that I have when entering comps. Do you know what a $400.00 iron looks like? Like this When I saw this as a ...
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All things: Vintage, Retro, Books, Renovation, Travel, Thrifting.
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Written by Michelle NSW, Australia.

I journal about the many things I collect - all needful of course. 
Vintage children's books, just books, anything vintage, old, retro and soon to be vintage.

You will find information on Metti, Netta dolls and toys from
Australia as well as a range of other topics that can be sourced
from using the search box on my blog.

Thrifting, renovating, Victorian Doll House updates, travel, craft
and display windows are just some of the topics you will find here.




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