Category Archives: Yard Sales

Yard sale purchases and adventures

Mother Goose and the Frogs

Why is it that on those Saturday mornings when you have other things planned (such as the all-important visit to your hair stylist) there are always lots of yard sales? Such was the case on this weekend. Since I finished … Continue reading

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The Scale Won Me Over

I enjoy going to auctions, not that I’ve been to that many, but I have enjoyed those I’ve attended. So when the local auction company sends me an email about an upcoming sale, I check out the online photos of … 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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Live from My Town, It’s Retro Saturday Morning!

The YSCE and I have been hitting the yard sales a little less intensely this season, but still enjoying them all the same. Our little Scottie, Mitty, has also accompanied us on those mornings that are not so hot. That … 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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Memories on Milbourn Lane

When you have a very limited time to spend checking out the day’s yard sales, you really hope to make it to one that hits the high notes. We were fortunate to find this one great yard sale recently. After … Continue reading

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Buy It Again, Tam

They say if you wait long enough things will come back in style in your lifetime. Well, I have found this to be true, especially so about household items I received as a bride. Back in the day, everyone had … Continue reading

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