Antiquing in Andersonville

Today I headed to the North Side to meet my friend Grant for lunch in his ‘hood of Andersonville. A Swedish meatball lunch & thrifting… a Sunday afternoon well spent. Thanks Grant for being a good sport and going to […]

Pink + Blue

This rather ingenious reversible butter knife that I found at The Ark for 25 cents inspired this post. While I’ve always been partial to blue kitchen items (look forward to a post on aqua items soon!), I’ve recently been picking […]

A Very Vintage Christmas

Christmas ’07 was a boon for me in terms of receiving vintage items, whether they were gifts or purchased by me. I hadn’t had much luck in the previous months finding very much Pyrex out and about at local thrift […]

Fav Finds (of Fayetteville)

My nearly 3-week visit to my hometown of Fayetteville, Arkansas is drawing to a close. I’ll be headed back to Chicago tomorrow morning and am already toying with the idea of going thrifting in the afternoon! While the windy city […]

A Very Vintage Holiday

So this year, due to Jade’s newfound love of vintage housewares, we decided to exchange thrifted goodies for Christmas. I recieved some great aqua & yellow kitchen items and some additions to two patterns I’ve started to collect (Marcrest Swiss […]

Vintage Ornament Finds

Unlike Leilani, I haven’t struggled for years to find good Christmas items thrifting, as I only started fairly recently, and my main obsession is kitchen items (namely Pyrex). Leilani and I went on a thrifting adventure last week, exploring some […]

Post-Holiday Sale Bonanza

So, in years past I never had much luck finding vintage Christmas items at local thrift stores or even at the antique malls & flea markets in my hometown of Fayetteville, Arkansas. This year, however, the holiday thrift gods must […]