beach combing

Tuesday the kids and I loaded the car and drove six hours south to Surf Side. We are now officially beach bums for one week. Yay! So what do you do for one whole week away from work, chores and 100 + temperatures? First things first, you take a picture on your iPhone and pasteContinue reading “beach combing”

Collections…what’s in your closet?

Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links Are you a collector? I think everyone is to a point. One can try to deny it, but I think the collective spirit is in everyone. I’ve always joked that I collect dust! But seriously, I collect…period! Now it seems my collective spirit has rubbed off on those IContinue reading “Collections…what’s in your closet?”

Antique Cookie Jars…Fond Memories!

Everyone I know collects something…many collect more than one something. Like me, I collect snowmen, books, beads and at one time I collected lovely antique cookie jars. I have probably over 40 now and at one time more. I’ve given some away as gifts, I’ve broken some, *sob* displayed them and boxed them up. LikeContinue reading “Antique Cookie Jars…Fond Memories!”

Interesting Sights on the Road…

Summertime is the time for most families to travel. Vacations, visiting family, camps and just good ole family time! Most travel by plane to get to their destinations. Our family prefers to drive…well I do anyway, because I can’t resist the temptation of stopping at every little antique shop along the way. And not toContinue reading “Interesting Sights on the Road…”

Don’t Throw It Away!!!!

I used to think that I was so good at getting rid of clutter….Meaning that I have no problem tossing items that don’t concern me. *anything that does not belong to me* If it is mine….dishes, magazines, pottery, jewelry…it stays!!!! Lately my mantra has become “Don’t throw that away…I can make something out of it!“Continue reading “Don’t Throw It Away!!!!”

Just one more shop…and then I’ll stop!

Okay…I am officially addicted to Etsy! So much that I “had” to open another shop. Well also because I have accumulated over the years a few closets and a china hutch full of beautiful “junk”! And I must begin to let it go….so that I can accumulate more….of course! Please join me in celebrating theContinue reading “Just one more shop…and then I’ll stop!”