Author Archive: thepolishpotterygarden

It’s beautiful, but where do I begin?

In addition to selling polish pottery on our website, we also take our pottery to Pittsburgh area craft and vendor shows throughout the fall and spring.  We are always surprised by the number of people who have not only seen polish pottery before, but have large collections of it in their homes.  Their eyes light …

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Polish Pottery Gifts for $20 or less

This is our second annual Polish Pottery Holiday Gift List, featuring beautiful pieces for $20 or less.  Polish Pottery is a beautiful gift than can also fit within your budget.  Whether you’re looking for a teacher gift, office secret santa gift, or a hostess gift, these gift ideas are sure to please.  Take a look …

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Holiday Gift Guide

It’s hard to believe that November is already here.  Seems like only yesterday that we were swimming in the pool and just beginning to think about back to school.  Now it’s time to start thinking about Christmas!  We’ll be featuring many great gift ideas on our blog over the upcoming weeks.  But we first wanted …

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Apple Crumble

We’ve had some beautiful fall weather these last couple of weekends.  This past Saturday, we decided to spend the morning at a local farm.  The kids had a wonderful time seeing the goats, finding their way through the straw maze, and especially picking apples.  Perhaps we were a little overzealous in our apple picking.  When …

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Iced Pumpkin Cookies

Nothing says Fall like the smell and taste of pumpkin.  I went on allrecipes.com to find a good pumpkin dessert, and found this recipe for iced pumpkin cookies.  They sounded easy and delicious, so I thought I would give them a try.  And I’m so glad I did!  They were simple to make and oh …

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We now return to our regularly scheduled broadcast

First, let me apologize for the time that has elapsed since my last posting.  My life became a bit busy in the months immediately following my Earth Day post.  You may recall a much earlier post on this blog where I talked about the many times my family and I have moved.  I talked about …

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

Earth Day is this Sunday, April 22nd.  I would like to say that I have big Green plans for that day, like planting a tree or buying a Prius.  But I don’t.  Now, don’t misunderstand me.  I am not anti-earth day, or anti-green.  I try to be green.  I have reusable bags, we have a …

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Caramel Popcorn Recipe

I found this recipe for Caramel Popcorn in the October 2011 Real Simple magazine and had to try it out.  It was wonderful!  It was easy to make and oh so yummy!  It’s perfect for your next movie night or make it for your next party.  You won’t be disappointed. Here are the ingredients: The …

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The “But What Can I Do With It?” Series ~ #4. Polish Pottery Baskets

Have you seen our adorable Polish Pottery baskets?  The Easter holiday is over, but these baskets are versatile enough to be used all year long.  Yes, that’s right…all year long!  I know what you’re thinking…”But what can I do with it all year long?”  I’m so glad you asked! Ten Uses for Polish Pottery Baskets …

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Polish Pottery Love for your Valentine

Do you love someone who loves Polish Pottery?  It’s not too late to surprise them with some polish pottery for Valentine’s Day!  Not sure which pieces to buy for them?  Here are three gift ideas your Valentine is sure to love. 1.  Small Unikat Pitcher This lovely pitcher features one of our newest Unikat patterns …

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