Tag Archives: thrift store finds

Trying to Shake Off the January Blues

I haven’t seen the sun much this month and I miss it. Even in winter I sit out on our front stoop for a bit on sunny days. I read or write. Or just think and watch the birds. (I put out a few walnut bits for the bigger birds and have managed to get…

Eclectic December Finds and Sales

I haven’t had time to do much buying this month. Too busy enjoying parties, special Christmas events and hanging out with friends and family. And what I have bought has been quite a mish mosh!  Kodak Carousel with Medical Slides I bought this online and it hasn’t arrived yet and I’m nervous. There are close…

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…

End-of-Summer Finds

I’m still in denial that summer is rapidly coming to a close, but truth be told I love autumn even more. It’s my favorite season. Its colors are my colors (red, gold and rust), the scents (crispy dry leaves and apples) intoxicate me and don’t get me started on all those luscious meals of hearty stews…

Keep Learning, but Trust Your Instincts

I love learning about new categories of things to buy for my vintage store, but there is just soooo much out there. So much to learn. One cannot be an expert or even familiar with much of it. So when I’m out sourcing I tend to rely on my instincts for spotting things, sometimes followed by…