Vintage Junk Treasures #25

Today I want to show you some of the vintage junk treasures we have found lately at estate sales and one auction. I also want to show some photos of an antique shop I discovered on the Oregon Coast last weekend. It is the beginning of Spring Break for most schools in Oregon and this Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #24

Welcome back to another edition of vintage junk treasures. These items were found at an estate sale. One of my very favorite recent finds was this toaster. I had never found one with a toast rack on top. I have seen the toast racks separately but not manufactured as one piece with the toaster. I am sure Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #23

On Monday the local schools had a snow day so no school. This is pretty rare in March in Oregon. So consequently the 2 grands came to spend the afternoon. One of the first things they asked was: Can we go to GW? Now GW is what we call Goodwill. They were all excited to look Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #22

Here are a few vintage junk treasures that we found recently at an estate sale. Beside what is below, we also bought an oak desk from the early 1900s, 2 magazine end tables and a wonderful early 1900s oak round table with 2 leaves. The first 3 things will be sold but the table with Read More Here…


Vintage Junk Treasures #21

I tend to hibernate in January and February so haven’t been out buying. Mr. Deanie got up early on Friday and found some treasures at an estate sale. So sit back and look at a few of our recent vintage junk treasures that we have found.   Mr. Deanie found these 2 vintage Kodak cameras.   Read More Here…


Easy Peasy Valentine Magnets

 Thank you for stopping by today. Here is a very easy Valentine craft that you still have time to make before the big day.  You can use this idea for other occasions, too. It is so easy that I am almost embarrassed to show you. So read how to make your easy peasy Valentine magnets. Read More Here…


A Fabulous Planner on a Thrifty Budget

Previously, I explained how I became more organized using a paper planner vs electronics. I love to be able to cross out things on my to do list or to doodle ideas which I couldn’t do on my electronics.  Now today I want to show you how anyone can have their own planner no matter what Read More Here…


Estate Sale Find to Sewing Room Organizer – A Quick-Over

In my last post I promised to share an estate sale find that Mr. Deanie did a Quick-Over on to help me organize my sewing room/office. I use this room for sewing, crafting and as an office.  The before of the corner of the counter was not horrible.   This was the corner of my long counter Read More Here…


Why I Ditched Electronics For a Planner and Became More Organized

Why I Dumped Electronics for Pen & Paper In today’s age so many people rely on their smart phone, tablet or computer. Now I am not immune to using these either as I cannot live without my smart phone, iPad or laptop. So for the last few years I have tried keeping a calendar and to Read More Here…


Word of the Year is Organization – A Thrift Store Quick-Over

If I was to choose one word for 2017 it would be organization. I took a little break from the blog to start working on my goal of becoming totally over the top organized. Organization of the entire house, containers and shop are in order. I hate it when some tools are in one building, some tools in Read More Here…