Category Archives: Vintage Goodies

Sweet Vintage Finds

I’ve been working on a post about buying homely, weird stuff and what do I end up buying lately but more sweet, pretty things. Oh well. They’re good too! First let me say I normally don’t buy dolls. I see them in the same vein as clowns and African masks…kinda creepy. But when I spotted…

New “On My Shelves”

As I started writing this post yesterday I realized I had forgotten what day it was–the anniversary of the horrific September 11 attacks here in the U.S. That day is clearly etched in my mind and was the shocking capstone to my own personal griefs–my mother had died just a few weeks before and a…

Sale: “Raining Cats & Dogs”

I’m starting a new feature where I’ll be highlighting interesting categories of items I’ve put on sale. For those of you lucky enough to have lovely summer rain, I call this sale collection “Raining Cats & Dogs.” Some of the items in this selection are new to my store, like the Royal Copenhagen figurine I found…

Finds & Friend Mail

Happy July friends. Hope life is treating you kindly. Life slowed down a lot for me this past week after I caught a stomach bug, but thankfully I’m better now. Though I had to pass up a number of social engagements and estate sales, I did manage to get to my neighborhood thrift store once…

On My Radar: Vintage Medical and Scientific Items

I enjoy finding new categories of things to sell and one of them actively on my radar is vintage medical and scientific stuff. Years ago at a rummage sale I found a 1960s-era German travel first aid kit that was in great condition and even included some pills in tins (with crumbling shrinkwrap) and quality Solingen implements.…