Collecting, cleaning, displaying, researching, and appreciating TRIVETS and related go-withs!

About Me

This photo (taken by my husband Ed) plus my 250 word essay was submitted to eBay’s 2004 Crazy For Collecting Contest. We won a week-long, all-expenses paid trip to the 2004 eBay Convention in New Orleans!

Welcome! I’m glad you’ve found my website. My name is Lynn, I live in Florida, and I’ve been collecting trivets and other laundry day memorabilia since the early 1980s.

Like many of you, I began slowly by finding trivets at flea markets and garage sales. I’d take them home and hang them on my kitchen walls, but didn’t know much about their age or origin. Things changed in 1994 when my husband bought me a copy of A Collector’s Guide To Trivets & Stands by Kelly & Elwood. Reading that book cover-to-cover was an eye-opening education in trivets!

I discovered trivets on the Internet in 2001. eBay and other online auction sites provided new opportunities to find interesting trivets. My collection began to grow in both quantity and quality, and soon I had enough data to share in words and images. I was fortunate to partner with Collector Books who published my two books: “The A-Z Guide To Collecting Trivets (2004) and “The Expanded A-Z Guide To Collecting Trivets” (2010).

In my 40+ year career as a RN I held positions in Labor & Delivery, ICU, and Medical Audit. I joined my husband Ed in retirement in 2015 and we enjoy spending quality time together while pursuing our individual interests.

I regularly contribute articles for the Pressing News, the quarterly publication of Pressing Iron & Trivet Collectors Of America (PITCA). I’m also the webmaster for PITCA’s website. And you’re invited to join my group The Trivet Collectors Network on Facebook. You’ll find links to all these websites here.

Regards, Lynn Rosack, Winter Springs, Florida

PS: You’re invited to follow my husband Ed’s blog Central Florida Photo Ops where he shares images and the techniques he uses to capture the beauty and essence of natural Florida.I host The Trivet Collectors Network on Facebook and am the Webmaster for Pressing Iron and Trivet Collectors of America’s PITCA website and their PITCA Facebook page.


Disclaimer: The opinions, findings and experiences on this blog are my own unless stated otherwise. The information shared is based on personal experience and research and compiled in good faith. You assume all liability for your use of information accessed accessed on this site.

Copyright:  Unless otherwise stated, content on this blog is © 2006–2018, Margaret Lynn Rosack. All Rights Reserved.

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