Monthly archives: February, 2014

Kids, A Puppy and Junk Treasures

We gladly watched our 2 little grandkiddos from Friday until Monday while their parents celebrated their 10th anniversary at the coast. So with 2 small grandchildren and a puppy that is full of energy, it wasn’t much of a thrifting weekend. I did bribe ask the kiddos to go with me to a local thrift store Read More Here…


Dots Dots Whose Got the Dots – I Do!

If you read my blog you will remember this stool that I found at a thrift store. I thought it would work great at my bar and for reaching in the top cabinets. I will show you the steps I took to get the finished seat. It was a quick fix and I am quite Read More Here…


A Cherry Tree, A Hatchet, Wet Socks – Happy Presidents Day

Happy Presidents Day! Sorry I am a little late posting this but it was a wet day! Wet in our basement that is! I mentioned we had snow and then heavy rains the past few days. We discovered that our downspouts were not working on one end of the house and the water seeped through Read More Here…


Neither Rain Nor Wind Stopped the Thrift Finds

Saturday we went to the coast and the weather was bad. It rained torrentially and the wind was fierce. But neither rain or wind stopped Mr. DS and I from stopping at an estate sale and a thrift store. Yesterday I showed the adorable vintage baby book I found. You can see the illustrations and more about Read More Here…


In the Pink with A Vintage Baby Book Treasure

I often use the term Mr. DS. I wanted my readers to know it stands for Mr. Deanie’s Stash,  contrary to what some have thought. LOL! Mr. DS and I stopped at an estate sale yesterday. There were some great vintage items but unfortunately this estate sale was run by a dealer who had a Read More Here…


Happy Valentine’s Day!

Just wanted to pop in and wish you all a very Happy Valentine’s Day! Another of my Dad’s Valentines from the 1930s. Happy Vintage Treasure Hunting!


More of Dad’s Vintage Valentines

I hope you aren’t getting tired of looking at Dad’s old Valentines from his childhood. They are from the 1930s and very early 1940s. So without further rambling, I will show you some more. This Valentine was from Neil. Check out the next photo below. It has a moveable part where the boy pops out Read More Here…


Cabin Fever Leads to Thrift Haul

I have been house bound since Thursday except for a trip to the grocery store with Mr. DS. So today I was experiencing CABIN FEVER!! I was ready to crawl up the walls. I don’t know how you all do it where you get so much more snow than us but this was enough for Read More Here…


More Vintage Valentines from Childhood & Cookie Cutters

Hi thank you for visiting again. Here is round 2 of vintage Valentines from my Dad’s childhood and my own. My Dad is 82 1/2 years old and my Mom and Dad still live on the farm where I grew up. I feel privileged to be the keeper of these precious Valentines. This Valentine was Read More Here…


Finally The Reveal – My Valentine’s Day Decorations

My Valentine Decorations. I think the photos will tell the story. Those are all vintage Valentines hanging across the top. The hearts card banner idea came from We Call It Junkin. I love this box! I found it last year and used it then. There is still powder in it! I showed how to make these Read More Here…