Category Archives: Garage Sales

Garage Sale purchases and adventures

Scotties Through a Cheerful Thrifty Door

One of the most exciting things in life is seeing you have an unexpected package waiting for you in your mailbox or on your porch. Sometimes that can be a bad thing, but mostly it is a good thing. You … Continue reading

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Skating Scotties

For several years I’ve received as gifts various pieces from the Skating Scotties pattern by Global Design Connections by Kate Williams. When I saw the salad plates this year at Home Goods, I scooped them right up. Then my daughter … Continue reading

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A Casual Winter Tablescape

It’s nice to settle down to a nice, casual winter dinner after the craziness of the holiday season begins. I’ve used a vintage holiday tablecloth found at a yard sale. I like that it features pinecones and has those random … Continue reading

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Tag Sale Part Two

Last week I showed you some of the cool things I got at a tag sale in our neighboring town. I had the best luck for finding vintage items in the one neighborhood I spent my morning, especially at this … Continue reading

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Tag Sale Part One

Our neighboring town sponsors an annual tag sale in October. There are sales all over the downtown area and on the outskirts of town and they offer trolley service to help people get around since parking is very limited downtown. … Continue reading

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Between the Rain Drops

The call was for a nice, but blustery day with a chance of rain in the afternoon. What actually happened? It rained and stopped and rained and stopped and rained and stopped. And it was cold in addition to being … Continue reading

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Vintage Treasure Hunting with “S”

My friend “S” and I set aside a Saturday to go thrifting together.  We wanted to check out a new-to-us local consignment shop that had recently offered one of those social media coupon deals in which we participated. We also … Continue reading

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The Dogs Have It

I love dogs. Recent thrifting and yard sale adventures have provided me with a few new additions to my growing collection. I am always drawn to Scotties since those are what run our household. This little guy was a little … Continue reading

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Versatile Thrifted Ironstone

A few weekends ago we headed out for the one yard sale I would have time to attend before other engagements tied me up for the rest of the day. This one was out in the country at a small … Continue reading

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Yard Sale Chauffeur Extraordinaire

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