Hunting on Vacation

What can be better than looking for vintage treasures when traveling…poking around places that you’ve never been to and may never get to again? I just love it. So the while in Nebraska recently visiting in-laws and taking in the eclipse, I knew I had to visit the nearest Goodwill thrift store (12 miles away)…

Not a Bad Little Haul for $21

Playing around with a new template for my blog. Not sure if this is the one I’ll stick with or not. Likely it will morph a bit more! (Leaning towards putting dynamic content on my home page.) A couple of new features which excite me but probably no one else…I have my own domain now…

Strike a Pose

I love using models to showcase my products. My photography skills are, at best, mediocre, but my models make the vintage clothes look fabulous. My oldest daughter has been a willing model for me over the years. Besides being a beauty, she’s always been comfortable in front of the camera and instinctively knew how to…

Remember School Swag?

In my neck of the woods, kids started school this week. And it got me thinking about my own school days. One of the best things about school starting again was the swag: new pens, pencils (no. 2 for standardized tests) notebooks, shoes and clothes. Especially the clothes! Was it the same for you? Some…

Worth Waiting for the Right Buyer

I was delighted the other morning to wake up and discover that my 1960s/70s McCaine dock painting had sold ($275). Well, actually it was a little bittersweet as this painting has been displayed in our living room since December 2015 and I really liked it! I could have sold it before now if I had…