Category Archives: Hunt Stories

Antique Hunting in Bellingham

I’m on a mini-vacay visiting my youngest in Bellingham (WA) and, of course, I had to do a little antiquing while here. I didn’t spend a lot of time in any store as I didn’t want to bore my daughter to tears, but I did find a few things I’m pleased with. No home runs…

Vacation Jewelry Finds

I love buying jewelry and knew on my recent vacation that I would be keeping an eye out for well-priced, interesting pieces. I have a lot of fun cherry picking items for my store though I have been encouraged by other folks to take the plunge and buy jewelry jars. For many they are an…

Hunting in My Hometown

Just got back from a five-day trip to Western New York to visit my dad and other relatives. It’s always a bittersweet visit. So many family members (including my beloved mom) are now resting in cemeteries, many haunts from my youth are gone and the houses I once lived in others now call home. Still…

Jewelry and Fabric Finds

First, let me preface this post by saying that September, which started off a super slow sales month, has ended with a small flurry of sales. It still hasn’t been an award-winning month, but at least I’m not wringing my hands and gnashing my teeth anymore! So as a treat yesterday I decided to go…

End-of-Summer Finds

I’m still in denial that summer is rapidly coming to a close, but truth be told I love autumn even more. It’s my favorite season. Its colors are my colors (red, gold and rust), the scents (crispy dry leaves and apples) intoxicate me and don’t get me started on all those luscious meals of hearty stews…

A Charming Bracelet

If you’ve read my blog for a while, you know that I adore old sterling silver charm bracelets. I have a personal collection that I’ve slowly whittled down from 25 to 10 or so. And I do wear them! A few days ago I piled on four to wear to my writers’ group meeting. And…