Tag Archives: Sports

Break Out the Skotch

It’s been a cold, nasty winter thus far in the Midwest. Although I haven’t ventured out to my normal haunts as much in this weather, one find over the break did fill my mind with thoughts of warmer months ahead. Before enormous Igloo plastic coolers there was the Skotch Kooler designed by Petra Cabot. Everything […]

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Weekend Finds: A Bang and a Fizzle

My shopping plans for this past weekend looked strong at the outset—freestyle garage saling, bookended with major events. Indeed it started with a bang as I took a half day from work to hit an early fundraiser sale on Thursday. Tammy had been hyping the sale since last year and I knew if I missed […]

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A New Collection Begins: Rosette Ribbons

For me, collecting new things keeps the thrill of the hunt new and fresh. Most of the time it’s an organic process and a collection begins without any real intent to do so. But on occasion, it’s premeditated. I had actually forgotten all about my plans to start collecting vintage rosette ribbons until Angela pointed […]

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Private Stash: Old Wooden Club

My vintage colored bowling pins were my very first Private Stash post. So I thought it was time to share my other pin. This pin is an early 1900’s Indian or exercise club also called a juggling pin. I found it at a Sunday tag sale. I spied it on the other side of the […]

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Fall Is Coming and I’m Feeling Sporty

It never fails to amaze me how coincidentally collections of similar objects can form—and how fast. If I wanted to pull together a group of items that were thematically similar and had a coordinating color palette, it would take me months to find it all. But within a couple weeks of finding a pair of […]

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