Tag Archives: Goodwill finds

Finds in 15 Minutes

Typically after my workout class I run a few errands. I’m all sweaty and disheveled, but many of the places I frequent are on my route home, so it makes sense to take care of them when I’m already out and about. But today my youngest daughter (home from college for a month) had gone…

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…

Summertime Mode

I’ve been enjoying summer and I hope you have been too! Last week my husband and I went to a great blues band concert in our downtown. One of those fabulous freebies! You know I was up there dancing. (Life is too short not to dance!) And in a few weeks it’s our annual block…

Did I Find a Piece of Art Pottery??

Sometimes you see an item at a yard sale, thrift store or estate sale and you just know it’s something! That’s how I felt when I saw this unique ceramic jug/vase/thingy at my local Goodwill. It was all sinuous lines, oversized handles and swirly blue/brown/green glaze and my gut was telling me “Put it in…

“I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends”

This week I was reminded how fortunate I am to have the support of family and friends as I grow my vintage business. Just a few days ago a friend gave me some stuff from her parents’ estate…glassware, decorative plates, yearbooks and odd bits. And what a blessing they have been. Some of it will…

Thrift Store Tip: Go Often!

For some of you, I know I’m preaching to the choir, but I feel it needs to be said…if you want to find the “good stuff” in a thrift store you have to go A LOT…whether you’re looking for things for yourself or to resell. For me “a lot” equates to three to four visits…