Tag Archives: buying and selling vintage things

Thanksgiving, Buys and Sales

In two days it will be Thanksgiving here in the U.S. It’s a good holiday. One that gives us time to reflect and be grateful and indulge in some darn good cooking. This year my husband is making his mouth-watering sweet potato casserole with a nut topping and my oldest daughter is trying her hand…

It’s a Funny Old Business

A potpourri of topics for this week… “Amusing” Potential Buyers It’s always interesting when potential buyers contact me with an offer on an item. In December a gal emailed me with an offer on a set of two vintage pins. Her offer was 38% less than my listed price. Ouch!! I said I couldn’t do that.…

Sales Woes, or Ye of Little Faith

When I have no sales for several days, I’m convinced that I’ll never sell another thing, ever, and that it’s time to throw in the towel. Such was the start to February. For six days…Not. One. Sale. I walked around the house muttering “I’m ruined. I’m ruined. Time to close up shop.” But of course I wasn’t ruined! On…