Category Archives: Tablescaping

Dishes and table settings

Give a Little; Buy a Little

Having some time off from work allowed me to finally take some donations to one of my favorite local thrift shops. Now I can begin to fill those empty donation boxes again. I was going to try to be good, … Continue reading

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Pyrex Pretty in Pink (and Aqua)

What a weekend find! My first ever piece of pink Pyrex! Woohoo! I never see pink Pyrex in thrift shops or at yard sales, until this weekend. This particular yard sale was one of only a handful being held ┬áthis … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Box of Tiny Cups

I just had a feeling. I had been to the thrift shop the day before and I just had a feeling I should return the following day. There was an unwrapped Beatles puzzle I wanted to purchase for my husband … Continue reading

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Searching for Treasures One Yard Sale at a Time – Everything Coming up Roses

We had another gorgeous day for treasure hunting at yard sales. We focused on one end of town where there seemed to be a lot of yard sale signs. I love it when we can find treasures without having to … Continue reading

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Spring Tweet

We did have some spring-like weather in our area for a while. It has certainly disappeared this week with freeze warnings, sleet and snow. However, I have been enjoying the spring-like tablescape to which some of my birdies were invited. … Continue reading

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Seal the Deal

With warmer weather comes the return of yard sales! I just love this time of year. Spring holds the promise of Summer just around the corner. I am a warm weather gal. Snow and ice do not excite me one … Continue reading

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