Posted in Categories, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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  Children are known to have vivid imaginations. Dolls have a mysterious kind of “life” to them. For a child, dolls enlarge the circle of family and friends. When a child – boy or girl, receives a doll, it enters her family and is often treated as a family member. Bonding begins almost at once… Read more »

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Posted in Interviews, Vintage Collectibles

by courtney

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Selling online poses challenges that brick and mortar shops don’t have.  Learn how Carol Cicero of Ruby Lane shop, Pearl’s Parlor, uses precise descriptions, clean photos and careful shipping to maintain her successful business!   When did you first fall in love with vintage postcards?  What do you love most about them? It was probably… Read more »

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Posted in Jewelry, Lifestyle, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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  Sunday, January 4th marks the long-anticipated Season Five of Downton Abbey on PBS and we at Ruby Lane are huge Lady Mary Crawley fans. Played by British actress Michelle Dockery, her sense of style is sleek and elegant and personifies upper crust pre-World War 1 England. If you’d like to channel your own inner Lady… Read more »

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Posted in Categories, Lifestyle, Recipes

by Cathy

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  Southern legend (dating back to the Civil War)  has long held the idea that eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day will bring luck and prosperity. While many advise adding a penny to the pot just before serving or eating legumes 365 days a year will increase your chances for abundance, you might try… Read more »

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