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About tammylovesdishes

I love searching for dishes for tablescaping. That leads me to yard sales and thrift shops and fun, fun, fun.

Let the Yard Sales Begin!

Yay! It is finally yard sale season again. This season is bittersweet for me this year as I’m trying to cut back on my treasures. Yes, we are doing some major de-cluttering at the house so it will be more … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Little Black Purse

My grandparents used to attend many functions at which formal attire was required. Happily, I inherited many of my grandmother’s evening purses. I decided to carry one to the wedding of the daughter of my good friend, “S”. This little … Continue reading

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Tea for the Bride-to-be

In another twist of the question, Where Does Time Go?, my long-time friend and fellow thrifter, S, is celebrating the upcoming marriage of her youngest child. Since it seems like yesterday that she and I were celebrating our own new … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Table

Yes, this is my Valentine’s Day table this year. I created some little Valentines inspired by a pin on Pinterest. My dining room table looked like Cupid exploded. I hadn’t crafted in so long that most of my glue had … Continue reading

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It’s a New Year!

It’s a new year and with it a new chance to make needed changes and bring joy to others. One crazy day at work I went to my mailbox and what did I see peeking out at me but this: … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2012!

Wishing those of you who celebrate Christmas a very Merry Christmas! This year we are having a very simple Christmas celebration with a retro-themed table. I used a white tablecloth found at a yard sale underneath the vintage Christmas tablecloth … Continue reading

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Be Thankful

The American tradition of Thanksgiving is one of our finest. Gathering with friends and family, sharing family traditions, and remembering to be thankful for the many blessings we have available to us in our wonderful country are all part of … Continue reading

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