Junking in the North

I apologize for the slowdown of posts… there’s still a lot of thrifting going on over here (of course) but I’ve been a little lazy about photographing my items. I blame the lack of sun and the chilly weather for […]

Ebay Lust: Aqua Atomicware

So I’m sitting here at work (I’m the graduate assistant in the art history department of my university) killing time between scanning large files. My favorite thing to do inbetween scans is to peruse eBay for items from the 1950s. […]

Mad About the ’60s (& 70s)

As a collector I used to be quite the snob– I loved pretty much anything from the Victorian Era to the mid 1960s– but nothing produced after 1965. In my mind there seemed a descent into bad taste, loud patterns […]

All Aqua, All the Time

For as long as I can remember I’ve had a penchant for the color aqua (can’t you tell by the color scheme of this blog?). I’m not sure what about it that appeals to me, it could be because my […]

Alphabet Soup

It’s a little embarassing but at nearly 23 years old I still haven’t quite become a ‘grownup’— cupcakes, Hello Kitty & Saturday morning cartoons never fail to excite me. Today I braved the chaos of the Salvation Army’s toy aisle […]

Snowflakes in January

The weather has been quite cold lately, and for several days I’ve woken up to find little bits of snow on the ground. Of course, the snowflakes that really got me excited showed up in the mail: Yes, I’ve been […]

Pretty Little Things

I collect a fairly diverse range of items, from kitchenware produced by Pyrex, FireKing and Glabake to purses, dresses and lockets from the 1940s-1970s. While I do keep an eye out for certain items or brands while out thrifting, I […]

A Kitchen Sinkful of Vintage

Recent finds from a trip to the Salvation Army & the Village Discount Outlet drying in my dish rack. I paid about $10 for everything pictured. Glasbake square brownie dish with a fun blue & green pattern. From the design […]

Recent Thrifting Finds

This past week I had a few days off work, and I was able to get out to some of the local thrift stores in Springdale. I didn’t get too many things, but I did find a few choice items […]