I come from a long line of collectors of antique weaponry, growing up with suits of armor and had my own collection of Civil War bullets. I did continue the family I come from a long line of collectors of antique weaponry, growing up with suits of armor and had my own collection of Civil War bullets. I did continue the family tradition for a while with WWI collectibles but have move onto pottery, furniture and jewelry. I absolutely love to thrift and sneak it into my schedule whenever possible. I used to have a booth at an antique mall but am now am looking for a new outlet for all my collecting. I have two great children, a lovely husband whose only flaw is that he doesn't "get" thrifting. Feel free to email me at: (Read more)


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  1. Oh I should stop reading these stories, I get too steamed up. Okay I just wrote and erased what my rebuttal would be to both Leah's and Aims stories. I don't feel better. Just wish I was around in ...
  2. See a melon here too. Nice one Still!
  3. Hahaha, go Eye go!
  4. Wow, that's sad, brave, lucky and I'm dang impressed.
  5. My favorite airline!
  6. With all the great glassware you have, we could have a great party!
  7. Wow, there are a lot of patterns. Did a mini search and now cross eyed.
  8. That's too funny.
  9. There are only a few pieces of RHeld that have made it on CW. I heard he just retired so... I just loved them just now so hopefully they are in a grouping. Jealous of this one!
  10. Oh you know this is a job for TallCakes! I like it. Think 30/40s myself
  11. Thinking Thai just because of the hat but not my center of expertise. Really like this.
  12. Really really great find!
  13. Great info Paris, thanks! I like finding my treasures in the wild and am really cheap so hopefully I won't get caught least for too many pennies. Loving your Posts, you have terrific taste!
  14. Hi Paris, I also love his piece. I found one at the thirst store last summer. You can see it in the background on a lot of my posts...that is how much I adore it.
  15. Wow wow and I agree with your Friedle idea. Though I'd look for Jere mark...
  16. I always try and be respectful when I randomly go to estate sales. I mostly look for vintage holiday (as seen by my fab Easter displays) and love what I find. I always ask about the owner, and somet...
  17. First off this is really pretty...but...what is going on with the wheels? There is no way that thing will roll. It's really pretty though!
  18. Geez...coming to Chicago...
  19. Whew! I h Thought he was bombing to Chicago and I'd have to go to my bunker. Have fun in SF! Don't get caught!
  20. Happy Easter Cha Cha!
  21. Happy Easter! 1st egg hunt successful. Chocolate applied to kiddos and coffee to adults...good times
  22. Do you think the picture is more modern?
  23. Pretty fabulous. MCM dealers show up at sales with even a hint of good stuff at midnight before the that what you do?
  24. Gotta go cook see ya later
  25. It should be in MY living room !!!!
  26. See Eye, ante upped!
  27. Example of Thrift Envy
  28. Oh and cocktails of your choice. Then we could have thrift regrets and drink regrets
  29. Sounds like a plan! BBQ and thrift regrets!
  30. Thbbbbhhhttttttt!!!!!!!
  31. You are a big stinker! You should never remind a lady if a thrift indiscretion.
  32. I wonder if this is Victorian. They did a lot of this kind of thing in the 40/50s. Often with older materials. I'm sorry to say that I also find this sort of off putting but also sweet. I couldn't hav...
  33. Hahahaha! I don't know what you are referring to...
  34. Hippity Hop Lundy! I hope you have a lovely Easter.
  35. 200$$$!!! Wow! Seems like a deal for the quality. Plus letters very cool. Well I will be following the letter of the Hoarder Agreement for May, June and Sept so you know where I'll be. Come take ...
  36. Definitely! Love it!
  37. Happy Easter Mike!
  38. Thrift regret? Ain't no big surprise. So pour me a drink and I'll tell you some lies. Now we can have Neil Diamond playing in all our heads...
  39. Happy Easter dear Kerry!
  40. Well now you have to post it Aim!
  41. Be sure to give Simon the "black" jelly beans! XOXO!!!
  42. Hiya Jewels No, they are rock crystals. Here is where I first heard about slightly obsessed...
  43. Happy Easter Torabunny! Try not to eat too many jelly beans!
  44. I see something more every time I look at it. One of those... Hopefully this one won't be haunted like that boat one. Where did you get it?
  45. Yes, that is one odd image. Perfect for your and Simon's imagination though!
  46. I appreciate the loves.
  47. Quack quack, which translates to...Happy Easter!
  48. Bunny hugs for the loves!
  49. Hahaha, well I enjoy a lush...especially if they are chenille chicks!
  50. Happy Easter CW family!
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