Little House and a Lunch Pail

Who didn't love
Little House on the Prairie?
I was their number one fan.




I watched it every time it was on. I cried every time it was on too. 

I was so emotional that my mother embroidered the words "crying towel" onto a hand towel so I could use it to cry on. 

I had the Little House on the Prairie lunch box too....
(too bad I didn't save that!)


I loved that the girls carried their lunches to school on the show in lunch pails not lunch boxes.

That's is just what I was thinking when I found this adorable
vintage pail.


I love the natural aged patina of this pail...

No antiquing solutions on this baby but if you want to create one then click that link and I can show you how. 


There are a thousand things to do with this tin besides using it for lunch. I'm filling it with pinecones for now. 

What would you do with it? 



I love it when something sparks a few very happy Memories!


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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.

Comments

  1. Hi Susan! Long time, no see! I am a HUGE LHOTP fan. I've mentioned it on the blog MANY times. Sigh. . . brings back great memories. LOVE your lunch box!
    -b.

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  2. I was going to comment that my niece was THE biggest fan of Little House.... But I see she beat me to it. Love your blog...

    THE biggest fan's aunt!

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  3. I loved Little House, still do! I wanted to be Laura Ingalls!

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  4. My head immediately went to the opening theme music the minute I read Little House on the Prairie. Guess I watched it plenty too, and probably cried, but had to use my sleeve.

    Bliss

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  5. lovely! WE love lhotp here! we grew up with it and now my daughter has caught the bug. my brother always used to call it little prairie on the house (by accident) & it stuck! :) lovely lunchpail - thanks for sharing this little piece of history!

    http://www.northerncottage.net

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  6. I love LHOTP - at 6:00pm every night I watched that sweet show. I loved the simple life they had. I still read books along those lines...we don't change. Cute dang pail, too!!!

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  7. I had to come back over and say..maybe that is when we started to develop our own style. You and I like a lot of the same things and actually - those things could possibly be a prop for this show. ;)

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  8. Love this! I'll be visiting here often...we're moving soon and I need decorating ideas!!

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