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Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Hey y’all, I just realized I haven’t shown off any of my thrifty finds for a very long time now…..so, let’s see what I’ve found lately! I thought this vintage Lefton cookie jar was just the cutest thing ever! Love these vintage wallpocket vases marked…

Vintage 1956 Wisconsin DeLuxe Mid-Century Catalog

Vintage 1956 Wisconsin DeLuxe Mid-Century Catalog

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By Sara In AZ   I’ve seen a lot of really cute vintage catalogs on eBay recently, so I’m sticking with the catalog theme again this week! With this catalog we are taking it back to the 50s….1956 to be exact. So let’s get the show on the road and…

Vintage 1976 Aldens Christmas Catalog

Vintage 1976 Aldens Christmas Catalog

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By Sara In AZ   Since we are all getting in the Christmas spirit around my house I thought it would be fun to share this kitschy and cool vintage Aldens Christmas catalog I found for sale in eBay. This catalog is not from the 50s or the 60s, like…

The Darling Dollhouse

The Darling Dollhouse

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By Julia Today’s story is about another one of my mother’s beloved toys: her dollhouse. It is a Marx tin dollhouse originally sold at Sears in the early 1960s. Hers has lost the wings and the furniture to the ages, but that did not stop me from enjoying it as…

ALERT! NEW Paper Sleeves For Your Vintage 1950s 1960s Aluminum Christmas Tree Branches!!!!

ALERT! NEW Paper Sleeves For Your Vintage 1950s 1960s Aluminum Christmas Tree Branches!!!!

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By Sara In AZ   I originally ran this post last Christmas, but I wanted to re-run this again in case anyone missed it last year!   Is your Aluminum Tree tired, rundown, listless……well, instead of feeding it some Vitameatavegamin you might want to consider getting it some brand NEW…

Going Antiquing

Going Antiquing

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By Julia Today’s adventure is a little closer to home than the SAGA we found last week. We found an evening estate sale in our area and popped in to look around. The house was unremarkable, but there were a wide variety of items at this one. A couple of…

Have A Spooky, Scary, Happy Halloween! – Thursday Retro Rewind

Have A Spooky, Scary, Happy Halloween! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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I thought what with Halloween less than a week away now it would be fun to re-post this Halloween post I originally did 5 years ago. These were mementos from my childhood that my Mom held onto…read on for a flashback into my childhood Halloween memories! By Sara In AZ…

Sophisticated SAGA

Sophisticated SAGA

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By Julia In the last installment of the SAGA saga, we found a king-sized headboard long distance. Today, we’re back in the bedroom with some dressers! My husband’s RSS feed was back in action combing Craigslist ads far and wide to find anything that might fit with our SAGA collection.…

Retro Craft Time – Vintage Poodle Shadowbox!!

Retro Craft Time – Vintage Poodle Shadowbox!!

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By Sara In AZ   Sooooooooo, I recently bought pretty much the cutest poodle set ever from the thrifttwins !! I mean really, are they not the MOST adorbs poodles ever?! I knew, for sure, they’d be right at home in the poodle bathroom…. But, I just wasn’t sure where…

Betty Crocker Again

Betty Crocker Again

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By Julia Most of the homes of friends and loved ones that I’ve visited have one thing in common: they all have a similar edition of an orange Betty Crocker cookbook. My mom had one, my friends’ moms all had one. The one featured here today is my mother-in-law’s 1976…

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