Tag Archives: Christmas

Weekend of Camping Only!

What was supposed to be a weekend of roughing it in the wild, led me to some pretty fun finds. On our way out of town Friday around 3:30 p.m. I drove past a garage sale sign. I don’t know about you, but I have a super hard time driving past one and a simple trip […]

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A Week Full of Finds

Last Thursday, a friend and I hit a tag sale that started at two o’clock in the afternoon. This start time gave me little time to shop but I planned it just right. I gave myself thirty minutes to shop before heading to the school to pick up my boys. It all worked out and […]

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Private Stash: Vintage Wrapping Paper

With the holidays quickly approaching, the Snag team is going to take a break until the New Year. I am currently knee-deep in making my son’s present: a Wild Kratt’s creature power suit complete with power discs. Anyone else’s kid obsessed with this PBS show? Anyone? We usually give our son one present from us and […]

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My Little Angels

My favorite part of collecting vintage Christmas decorations is the significance we attach to otherwise insignificant things. The tchotchkes that someone once bought thoughtlessly for nickels and dimes become cherished memories for someone else over the years. An ornament. A figurine. A string of fancy lights. Something that year after year magically appeared and officially signified that Christmas […]

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Elves, Gnomes, Hedgehogs and More

I have been finding some of the strangest things lately and I just can’t leave them behind. This first find is so odd. I’ve seen numbers of ceramic animal families with chains but never an overwhelmed elf with two little ones. It is numbered “7889, Japan.” My next find came from a tag sale and if […]

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