Category Archives: Tablescaping

Dishes and table settings

More Blue? It’s True!

So what does one do when there were no yard sales to attend the previous weekend? Why, go lunch time thrifting, of course! Seriously, if my lunchtime thrift shop should ever move, I’d be heartbroken! I saw this tiny cobalt … Continue reading

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Roosters Come Out to Play

It’s time for Sheila at Note Songs’, Heart of the Home Party – Roosters and Chickens – and my roosters wanted to join the party. I am sharing some photos of two rooster-themed tablescapes I set BB (Before Blog). The … Continue reading

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Summer Luncheon

When our daughter called to say she and her boyfriend wanted to come by to visit with their new Scottie puppy, we were delighted. We decided to have a casual lunch together. I had been thinking about a beach-themed table … Continue reading

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Hot Deals on a Hot Day

Our weather has been so incredibly hot that there have been very few yard sales. I can’t blame anyone for wanting to wait until the heat index is below 100 to have their yard sale, can you? Even after saying … Continue reading

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Lots of Vintage

We started our day at an estate sale. Estate sales are not proving to be very good for me. This one looked as if an antique dealer was selling out her shop. The prices were marked as if she was … Continue reading

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Watermelon Time

One of the favorite parts of summer for many people is watermelon. There is just something about biting into a slice of watermelon that brings a flood of summertime memories. Here is my homage to those watermelon days of summer. … Continue reading

Posted in Dishes, Garage Sales, Tablescaping, Thrifting, Uncategorized, Vintage, watermelon, Yard Sales | 33 Comments

Birthday Buys

I just had to do a bit of shopping on my birthday, both retail and thrift. A pop into the local Salvation Army shop was not in vain as I found the three of these blue and white cups. There … Continue reading

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One and Done

There were very few yard sales over the holiday weekend, so it was basically one and done for us. We visited those that were brave enough to hold sales with the holiday, heat and gnats. The first sale we stopped … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2011

We had our Independence Day dinner celebration on the third. I love this holiday! This is a thrifty tablescape, too. I’ll list the patriotic participants at the end. Flags and stars are some of my favorites. My sweet friend “S” … Continue reading

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Birthday Thrift Crawl

My friend “S” treated me to a day of fun to celebrate my upcoming birthday. First up were the wonderful gifts she bought me. “Open this one first”, she said handing me a brightly wrapped box. Inside were six sweet … Continue reading

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