I received a number of emails from readers on their everyday dinnerware. Here’s what Mitzi of Vintage Goodness is into:
Hi Pam, I wanted to throw my 2 cents into your discussion about dishes… I am a die hard Corelle fan. It is lightweight for easy washing (no dishwasher here, unless you count me!), it is almost impossible to break, there are tons of patterns and coordinating pieces (especially with Pyrex, my other favorite), and it is pretty easily thrifted. 😉
I actually started out with an all white set my mom gave me that was what she used when I was a kid, so it has sentimental value as well as being tough as nails. A couple years ago I scored a huge set of Butterfly Gold, which was what my grandma used, for $5 at a sale. I put the white dishes away and used the Butterfly Gold until I opened my eBay store – then a big chunk of it got sacrificed for the sake of inventory. So now I have a mix of my original white set and the Butterfly Gold set… see why eclectic is my favorite word? hehe
Anyway I can’t imagine using anything else, though I do hope to someday be able to switch patterns again! I’ve attached a pic from my store of some Butterfly Gold cereal bowls.
Talk to you soon!
Thanks, Mitzi! I love the graphics on this Corelle. No question, this stuff is indestructible!