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. Go for Pyrex not for stuff you'd get at Wallmart
  2. OMG V!!!!!! Hahahaha ha!
  3. Well, I was a little afraid for her too. She was on the bottom shelf of those rolling bins that come out and there was a thrift feeding frenzy around. Pretty sure with the way it was going she would h...
  4. V, you just make me giggle.
  5. Yes Eye?
  6. Hahaha, wait to you see what he found'll make you eat those words.
  7. Definitely cool.
  8. Racer, I can't believe I own her. Definitely going to the flea market. Sean talked about me sending her to him on the phone...not much of that chatter after pictures :))) But she's got a real nice pe...
  9. ...and I just lost time to looking at pretty pictures of celluloid bangles
  10. Dang it Aim, now I have to hand these links to my hubby. Good thing Mothers day is coming!
  11. More love? Thank you!
  12. It's so fun Aim. I'm shocked you aren't already there
  13. Thank you for the loves!
  14. Oh Phil that one isn't staying hopefully. These are!
  15. Ha! Thought the artist was Lotta and the GL was a 79. Wow, did I get it backward.
  16. OMG I love love love it! Not on my hot list. So pretty!
  17. It's more a sleepy pout. I'm not a big pouter, I tend to stomp around to show displeasure.
  18. 550th post!! Congrats
  19. Wow! Super nice. Such a Wisconsin with a chick (sorry but you know it's true)
  20. They are are pretty dang sweet aren't they!
  21. You are so funny! Where your stuff? Chop chop!
  22. 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 ...
  23. See a melon here too. Nice one Still!
  24. Hahaha, go Eye go!
  25. Wow, that's sad, brave, lucky and I'm dang impressed.
  26. My favorite airline!
  27. With all the great glassware you have, we could have a great party!
  28. Wow, there are a lot of patterns. Did a mini search and now cross eyed.
  29. That's too funny.
  30. 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!
  31. Oh you know this is a job for TallCakes! I like it. Think 30/40s myself
  32. Thinking Thai just because of the hat but not my center of expertise. Really like this.
  33. Really really great find!
  34. 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!
  35. 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.
  36. Wow wow and I agree with your Friedle idea. Though I'd look for Jere mark...
  37. 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...
  38. 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!
  39. Geez...coming to Chicago...
  40. 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!
  41. Happy Easter Cha Cha!
  42. Happy Easter! 1st egg hunt successful. Chocolate applied to kiddos and coffee to adults...good times
  43. Do you think the picture is more modern?
  44. Pretty fabulous. MCM dealers show up at sales with even a hint of good stuff at midnight before the that what you do?
  45. Gotta go cook see ya later
  46. It should be in MY living room !!!!
  47. See Eye, ante upped!
  48. Example of Thrift Envy
  49. Oh and cocktails of your choice. Then we could have thrift regrets and drink regrets
  50. Sounds like a plan! BBQ and thrift regrets!
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