Recently we picked up an auction lot that was marked “Scrap Metal”. I paid a dollar for it because I thought I saw some potential in some of the items in the lot. We buy a lot of auction lots online and then go and pick them up a few days later. I really love… Continue reading Cleaning Revere Ware
I will be glad when garage sale and flea market season starts again. Another bust in the way of finding treasures this past weekend. It’s so hard when we have had unusually warm weather off and on the past couple of weeks and then it gets cold and snowy on the weekends. I have spring… Continue reading Tuesday’s Treasures #2
Last summer, we started buying goods from online estate auctions. All the bidding is done online and then when the auction is over, you can pick up the items in person a few days later. Some companies are better than others. Some just take a picture and don’t describe the items very well. Others take… Continue reading Uranium Glass Surprise
A couple of weeks ago, hubby and I took a drive to Henrietta, NY to check out some of the thrift stores out that way. I really like AmVets and Savers, since we don’t have those in the Syracuse area.
In late July or early August of last year, I stopped at a garage sale of someone who was a former antique/vintage dealer and was selling off inventory from their shop. At the time, I had just decided to get a booth at the Port City Co-op and hadn’t even set it up yet. I… Continue reading Vintage Pyrex – The Beginning
One of my favorite places to shop in the whole world is called the Curator of Cool in Baldwinsville, NY. She doesn’t keep regular store hours, but is available by appointment and is generally open most weekends. We stop by there 2-3 times a month and buy something most every time. I can’t believe how… Continue reading Vintage Hamper & Canisters
I’ve been really bad about taking pictures of my vintage finds. Here are some bread boxes I’ve acquired over the past couple of years.