Monthly archives: November, 2015

SOS to the Rescue & Vintage Finds

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I haven’t posted my latest projects yet due to the busy holiday weekend. But I will show you things I have been working on in a day or two. Promise, really, I promise. I want to start out showing you a vintage advertisement from the November 1957 Sunset Read More Here…


Leading a Secret Life

Hi everyone. Thank you for stopping by today for a visit. I have been MIA for over a week. Mr. Deanie and I were at our coastal home and I was frantically sewing the last few items for our family bazaar.  More about the bazaar further down. I can’t keep you in suspense too long Read More Here…


You Light Up My Kitchen

First, before I show you the reveal of my coffeepot project, I want to thank Jann over at Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson for featuring my post, You’ve Got Mail or What Was I Thinking in her post Share Your Cup Thursday #173 link party. If you haven’t read my post yet, it is all about buying Read More Here…


Reuniting a Pair of Rearing Horses

I haven’t had much time for thrifting as I am getting ready for our annual family Holiday Bazaar. This will be the 21st year of holding this annual sale. The vendors are myself, my mom, my sister Vickie, our 2 daughters and sometimes our husbands. We fill up one side of a grange hall with Read More Here…


You’ve Got Mail or What Were You Thinking!

I was thinking how wonderful it would be to have that white stepback cupboard in my house. Read about it here. I decided to look on Craigslist and see if there was something comparable. What do you think I found? Well “you’ve got mail!” I saw that our local ReStore had a vintage post office mail sorting Read More Here…