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A Unique Wooden Box Made from Sewing Machine Drawers

I purchased a couple of great items at this month’s Scott Antique Market. There are always so many beautiful items for sale. I found a gorgeous wooden box that I really liked on Saturday and I told myself (and the dealer selling it) that if I made enough sales in …

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Scott Antique Market May 2019

I didn’t have as much time to shop as I usually do at Scott Antique Market this month since I had my own booth for the first time. I shopped in the south building for a short time and visited some of the other outdoor booths near mine but I …

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How to Find the Best Yard Sales in Your Area

I am so glad that yard sale season is finally here. Last weekend there were five neighborhood yard sales in my town! I shopped two of them and found some great deals but I just didn’t have time to make it to all of them. I wish they would schedule …

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Vintage Typewriter Ribbon Tin Collection

I have always liked typewriters and have been collecting them for years. I have bought and sold them as my tastes have changed. I also bought and sold a lot when I had my antique booth. But you know what happens after collecting them for a while? You run out …

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A Helpful Tip for Shopping at Estate Sales and Some Recent Finds

Last week I found some great items at a local, unadvertised yard sale. My friend Anne called me and told me she had seen a sign for the sale in a nearby neighborhood so I immediately headed over. The sale was run by a local antique dealer. The sale was …

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What I Bought at the Gypsy Junkers Pasture Sale

Last week I shared some of the highlights from the Gypsy Junker Pasture Sale. This week I am going to show you what I bought. I actually only purchased items from two different vendors. I probably would have bought more but I just didn’t have enough time that day to …

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Gypsy Junkers Pasture Sale Spring 2019

The Gypsy Junkers Pasture Sale was a lot of fun. Organizers Louis Adan and Dana Hanlon have got it figured out. This was the second time I have attended their sale and they really do a great job of offering the right balance of new and vintage, farmhouse and retro, …

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Peaches to the Beaches 2019

Peaches to the Beaches is a cross-state yard sale that goes from Barnesville, Georgia to Brunswick, Georgia and follows the route of Highway 341. The entire route is more than 200 miles long. This was my fourth year shopping the sale and I made it from Barnesville to Perry before …

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Greenville Estate Sale

I went to an estate sale on Monday in Greenville, Georgia. It was the final day of the sale and everything was fifty percent off. Most of the prices were sky-high so even with the discount the prices were still high. By talking to the people who were running the …

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Mableton Estate Sale

As the weather slowly starts warming up, I am beginning to see more estate sales. It  is still a little to cold for yard sales (and rainy), but yard sale season will be here soon. Last month I was visiting my niece at the hospital where she had been put …

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The American Home Menu Maker: 1950s Recipe Box

I recently purchased a vintage recipe box that was full of recipes that dated from the 1950s to the 1980s. Many of the recipes were handwritten (my favorite), some were cut from food boxes, and others were pre-printed and probably came with the original recipe box. The box is huge …

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Scott Antique Market February 2019

It was another great show this month at Scott Antique Market. While it was a little windy on Thursday (opening day), the weather was beautiful and it was nice to visit the outdoor vendors.  \ I had never seen a vending machine for pens before. It was called a Select-a-Pen. …

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