Monthly Archives: September 2010

Embracing The Imperfect Is Affordable!

             I’m at a pretty interesting point in my life in terms of collecting.  My little spot at the antique store is doing well & I’m turning my reasonably priced items over at a rapid pace (free cool trash … Continue reading

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Why I Love Mosaics (Or How I Accidentally Break Things).

Here are a few pictures of china I recently found at a flea market. The first picture shows what the plates looked like before I owned them for all of five minutes. Really. Dropped the bag & broke three plates … Continue reading

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Why I Trash Pick Bowls

If you’ve read any other part of this blog, you know I trashpick. I also have a dog & a few cats. While many would argue that a few stainless steel pet bowls would make a whole lot of sense, … Continue reading

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Items Found In The Cedar Blanket Chest

Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:  Awhile back, I found a great cedar blanket chest (I LOVE cedar – really, what’s not to love? Smells great & helps preserve stuff!). Here is a sample of what was inside: I love when … Continue reading

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Blown Away By Trash Picking Windmills!

Things have picked up since this post I started last night: The wind has been knocked out of my sails. Well, sort of. A friend needed a vacuum, which I found, but it didn’t work & try as they did, … Continue reading

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Bad Yard Sale Signs

All summer long, my boyfriend and I enjoyed pointing out to each other the terrible signs other folks put up to advertise their yard sale. For me, a terrible yard sale sign is one that is illegible, confusing, or can’t … Continue reading

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Collecting, Keeping & Mounting Insects

The horsefly I found today reminded me to post my toad picture. The toad was hanging out under a planter pot in a wooden planter carrier I wanted to sell in the yard sale (and did) we had awhile back. … Continue reading

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