Pyrex Love

You may have heard that I love old vintage Pyrex bowls and cookware.

It's a bit of an obsession of mine, fueled by the fact that my incredibly retro kitchen calls out for incredibly retro items to go in it.

It started with one pretty little blue bowl, and since then I'm always on the lookout for good pieces to add to my collection. This summer, I've met with success all over the country.

I snagged this adorable serving dish from Bart's, a stellar flea market in Laramie.

That's where this lovely white bowl—with a lip that makes it awesome for pouring—came from too.

Then in Madison I found this funky green piece that makes me smile every time I spot it sitting atop the fridge. (You cannot hide your Pyrex in the cupboard. That's sinful. You also must use your Pyrex—I don't believe in letting collections gather dust.)

The other day I found this set of bowls right here in L-Town. I was ecstatic, because all three cost as much as one of the smaller ones I had seen previously in Madison.

That's the other thing about my Pyrex shopping: I don't just buy every piece I see. I look for unique pieces, styles I don't have yet. And I look for bargains. Sometimes this Pyrex stuff can be pricey. But if you look in the right places, you can find some stellar deals—some of the things you saw above only cost a couple of dollars. The three bowls you just saw were my biggest purchase yet—$18 for all three.

But they're worth it. So, so worth it.

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