Category Archives: Hunt Stories

Hunting with a Friend

Some of you may remember from a previous post that I had a dear friend flying in from the East Coast for a visit. She has now come and gone and what a time we had!  We are kindred spirits who love flowers, good food, antiquing and thrifting…so you know there was plenty of each…

Friends and Selling Stuff

I feel blessed to have so many dear friends…women I trust with the good stuff in my life and the messy bits. One is coming to visit from the East Coast in a few days (we’ve been best friends since freshman year of college!!) and I’m feeling a little stressed that our house won’t be…

Plodding Along…

Still in a bit of a funk but plodding along. (I wish the sun would come out though!) I got to the gym twice this week and met with my writer’s group. (So blessed to be part of this talented group.) Also worked in a few quick trips to my neighborhood thrift store (of course!) and…

What I’m Buying…or Not!

Out tootling around the other day I ended up in my neighborhood thrift store. (Naturally!) It was slim pickings but I did spot this Korean brass, black enameled vase with abalone shell inlay on a new merch cart. Gosh this was nice. It was super heavy (at least two pounds!), so pretty and in good condition. But,…

Hunting at Antique Stores

I’ve loved going to antique stores since my college days. Of course back then I couldn’t afford anything, but after college and a progression of better paying jobs, I started being able to afford things which made it much more fun! I bought little sterling silver souvenir spoons for my burgeoning collection and once splurged…