Category Archives: Hunt Stories

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…

Donations, Smalls and a Party

Today I finally took bags (and bags) of stuff to donate to my local thrift store. It was a combination of personal items from everyone at home and store stuff that hadn’t sold in years and wasn’t worth hanging onto. I hate realizing I’ve made buying mistakes but it’s good letting the stuff go…and good…

What I’m Finding Online…to Sell and Keep

I was reflecting the other day how the advent of websites like eBay, Ruby Lane and Etsy have dramatically changed the world of buying and selling vintage and antique goods. Things that took forever and a day to find pounding the pavement at flea markets, auctions and antique stores can be easily located online from…

Fun Finds for a Friday!

I haven’t been sourcing much, but thanks to Beth (a reader and neighbor!) I was pointed to an estate sale that she thought might be up my alley. After weeks of buying restraint, I decided it was time to have some fun. The house was small but still quite full even though it was the…

Lazy Days of Summer

I have a lot of house and work projects on my to-do list, but now in the glorious full bloom of summer I am a tad unmotivated to start them. (Ever get like that?) Oddly I am also unmotivated to go out sourcing too…which seldom happens. I’m not worried about it as I still have…