I like punch bowls for some crazy reason. I REALLY like them.
I don't make punch, I just like to put stuff in them, like pinecones in
these two huge pressed glass punch bowls in the
Slewed Horseshoe pattern from 1908.
Did you notice I forgot to put pinecones in one--oops! :-)
Being born and raised in the South, I had never heard of the Christmas drink, Tom and Jerry--
until-- I came upon some peach luster punch cups at a local thrift shop and
had to have them. Once in my house, I liked them so much, I went on Ebay and
bought the punch bowl with stand and more cups (usually filled with ornaments for Christmas, but it absolutely rocks with my Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations).
Knowing of my fascination with this genre of serving dishes, my girlfriend bought me these delicate porcelain cups for Christmas this year, also from a thrift shop (hubby even likes these):
During my after Christmas thrifting this week, I was amazed to find
the following Tom and Jerry set for 12.00!!!! (What a way to end 2012)!
And so there it is--the secret is out.
I LOVE punch bowls.
Now I just have to go make a Tom and Jerry!