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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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Insider Tips for Shopping at Antique Malls: Part 2

This is the second article in a series that I will be writing on insider tips for shopping at antique malls. I had a booth at an antique mall for four years. During that time I learned a lot about antiques and how to find the best deals. Last month’s …

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Vintage Christmas Decorations at a Yard Sale

Woohoo! One of my neighbors had a yard sale on Saturday. It looks like yard sale season may finally be picking up again. My neighbor is an elderly woman who has lived in her current house for about fifteen years. She is getting ready to downsize and move to Florida. …

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Atlanta Vintage Market: A Review

Have you visited Atlanta Vintage Market yet? It opened last fall in downtown Douglasville, Georgia. It is located in the old Western Auto building (still has the vintage sign hanging out front). Due to unexpected circumstances, Holly Chaney, the owner, will be closing the store in the next few months. …

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Insider Tips for Shopping at Antique Malls: Part 1

This is the first article in a series that I will be writing on insider tips for shopping at antique malls. I had a booth at an antique mall for four years. During that time I learned a lot about antiques and how to find the best deals. Shopping at …

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Vintage Finds at Ben’s Antiques

The yard sales are still few and far between and I haven’t seen many estate sales listed that I have wanted to attend. With that being said, I decided to stop by my local antique mall, Ben’s Antiques and Market (where I used to have my booth), to see what …

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English Antiques at Jere’s Antiques in Savannah

If you are in the market for that significant statement piece for your home, perhaps an antique armoire from England, then I recommend that you visit Jere’s Antiques in Savannah, Georgia. If you simply love just looking at rare and beautiful antique furniture pieces, then once again, I recommend that …

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Scott Antique Market January 2019

Scott Antique Market got off to a good start this year.  Normally I try to go on Thursdays when they open but I couldn’t make it until Friday last week. I think a lot of dealers took the month off in December so it was nice to see them back …

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Shopping at Marietta Antique Mall

Last week I visited Marietta Antique Mall in Marietta, Georgia. The store is large with 30,000 square feet and has about 150 dealers. It is right down the street from the Big Chicken at 1427 Roswell Road. The thing I like most about this antique mall is that it actually …

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Collecting Salt and Pepper Shakers

I mentioned earlier this week that I had bought out an entire collection of something from a dealer at a local antique store. Well what was it you might be asking? It was her collection of vintage salt and pepper shakers. I was walking through the store and stopped to …

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This Week’s Vintage Finds

As I am sure most of you know, it is a slow time of year for finding vintage and antique treasures. It is too cold and rainy for yard sales and with the Christmas holidays, there aren’t even many estate sales and auctions going on. Fortunately I was able to …

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