I'm Meg and new to PCIII. I am super excited to be here :) I am a twenty something year old stay at home mom to two little boys. I live in the South but feel misplaced. I am a cold weather loving, bacon eating, quirky lady who loves all things vintage. Well, most things vintage at least! That brings me to Pyrex. I don't really remember when I came to love Pyrex but it started with a little bright yellow, 1 pint dish that I picked up at the Goodwill for around $3. I didn't know much about Pyrex but I knew I loved pretty things and it was pretty. It was a daisy dish without a lid.
I started out by buying everything I saw. I found some decent deals on pieces but little did I know the monster I was creating ;) We had no space in our cabinets for more dishes (I also loved Fiestaware and basically any cool kitchen-y thing so even though we have cabinet space, my cabinets were out of space!). It started to pile up on the counter top and while I loved it, I knew I needed a better solution. A friend's husband is super handy and built us some shelves and that is where my Pyrex lives today!
Unfortunately, I don't have much luck thrifting in my area. I have this theory about how the South has generally been poorer and people didn't always have the money for an abundance of this beautiful cookware. When you do find it in a thrift store it is often (not always) overpriced. Most of my pieces come from traveling, the internet and gifts from amazing friends!
I hope you don't mind me sharing my collection :) I love knowing there are other people out there who cherish this treasure as much as I do. For now, I'll just leave you with one tiny picture of a piece of my Pyrex in use!
Love to All,