Time for Easter in my April Kitchen

I’m lucky to have a lot of display areas in my kitchen.  I have one large primitive shelf…

…four window sills…


…two small corner shelves ….

…and a small decorative cabinet.

There’s a place to hang a handmade bunny dishtowel….

…and to display a 1970s cottage cheese container.  Yes, we did love our shades of orange back in the ‘70s.

One item I’m going to be displaying for all of the Easters to come is this wonderful spring-like picture of my youngest granddaughter.  The pink is just so perfect.

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Lillian Applegate Westfelt was a mother of 4, grandmother of 6, and great-grandmother of 3. She was an 86-year-old widow living in a nice little bungalow with her oldest daughter and a beagle-dachsund named Addie. She passed away in November, 2018.

8 thoughts on “Time for Easter in my April Kitchen”

  1. The picture is the best part! I can’t believe you still have the cottage cheese container. Everything looks wonderfully seasonal, as I’ve come to expect from you!

  2. Your granddaughter is lovely…. and those lilies of the valley look fabulous in that container.

    I’m pulling out old stuff for Easter too… but don’t have as many cool things as you do!

    Happy Easter!

  3. I love the way you decorate you kitchen for the holidays—–I think I have told you that before, but I do enjoy it every time you post pictures. Your grandsughter is a beauty. Happy Easter to you and your family.

  4. I have a cottage cheese tub very much like yours. Are you sure it came from the 70’s? Mine was purchased at a second hand store. I work for a Dairy company, many there have said that they believe it to be dated pre 1967 with one estimate as early as the mid-late 50’s. Just wondered if you bought yours and saved it all this time, or if you knew if that pattern had been around longer than the 70s?

    1. My daughter gave me this container as a gift about 15 years ago. I asked her today what era she estimated for it and she believed it was mid to late 1960s. She said my mother used to put their Easter candy in containers just like this one in that time period.

  5. Thank you for your reply! It is definitely a fun collectable! I too thought it was from the 70s based on the colors/patterns. Looking back at some of our Dairy’s past ads, we found something similar from ’64. Like yours, mine also has a metal lid, which I’m told was no longer in production beyond ’66 or ’67 as plastic lids were the new thing. We have a gentleman who also works here part time that was the HR manager during that time period. He is checking with the man that ran all of our ads and promotional materials to see if he can learn anything different. I’ll let you know what I find out!

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