Journal

just sayin’


At YBP we have a lot to say about a lot of things. We are passionate about our work, from finding treasurers for our inventory to helping clients get organized so entertaining is a joy. We’re also really into our community—at home, work and our beloved Houston. Here, we’ll chat about all those things and chronicle our adventures. Read on!

My friends laugh when I say “I’d rather break it than dust it”, but it’s no joke. I very honestly would rather sweep up shards of a gorgeous, antique ironstone...

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I’m a millennial. Technically at least, depending on how you’re slicing generations. I’m on the older side of the millennial bracket though: I remember the eighties and my Laura Ashley...

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I’m a seventh generation Texan and proud of it! In these parts, this genealogical fact gives me bragging rights. It also basically makes me an expert on Bar-B-Q. Or BBQ....

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I have absolutely been that friend. The one that comes into your home, and starts ever-so-slightly rearranging the things on your coffee table. In my defense, this was typically because...

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If you believe in burning real candles (and we do!), wax happens. We use Root pure beeswax candles that are both smokeless and dripless, but no taper can stand up...

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I believe that when presented with an interesting opportunity (a thread, if you will), I should follow it. Even if I don’t know immediately where it will go or how...

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Your Butler’s Pantry is all about community, and community starts at home. Home is where we learn what’s really important and observe rituals that become the foundation of our lives....

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There's no question that hunting for antiques can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a little intimidating if you're not accustomed to doing it. A few...

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