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Weekend Finds: Tiny Finds

Last Saturday I was up bright and early for a tag sale. This involves me leaving my house at 5:15 a.m. to pick up Austin at 5:45. We made it to the sale and put our names on the sign-up sheet by 6:15 for a sale with a start time of 8:00. This tag sale was […]

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Weekend Finds: A Run of Fun Garage Sales

Garage sales can often feel like a waste of time, but when you do hit a good one you seem to forget all about the bad sales. Last Friday and Saturday seemed to be my weekend for finding things. I found items from a vintage 1960’s fire extinguisher to antique Christmas tree decorations. Get ready […]

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Weekend Finds: Electric Logs, and Scavenger Hunts

Great finds have been few and far between this season, but this past weekend I hit a large fundraiser sale and several thrift stores and finally found a decent haul. Nothing too fantastic, mind you, but fun finds all the same. Perhaps the most fun of them all is this 1970s Arvin electric fireplace. This […]

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The Spartus “35F” Camera

This just might look like a normal vintage camera but I found it in my grandparents’ old steamer trunk one day when I was over visiting. My grandmother told me that it had belonged to her brother, Ralph Gray, who passed away years ago. He had been in WWII and received a Purple Heart. He […]

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Early Presents (to Myself)

The holiday season is one where I often find myself needing little more justification than “it’s Christmas!” to  make a purchase. Normally I’d go through the whole rigmarole of  debating with myself over whether I really need something or where I’d even put it. But during the holidays it’s easy to just give in to the tinsel […]

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