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The Happy House

The Happy House

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By Julia After moving into our home, my husband and I got curious about what was original and what had been updated. We speculated on several questionable things on the interior of the home (why is that light switch on the bottom of the wall by the floor?) and were…

‘Tis the Season- for Canning

‘Tis the Season- for Canning

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By Julia This past weekend, my husband and I made our first batch of jam for the season. Strawberries are “comin’ in hot” here in Michigan and we are making the most of their abundance. We tested some for quality assurance…so tasty! But our canning experience reminded me of a…

Vintage Fabric Haul – Be Still My Heart!

Vintage Fabric Haul – Be Still My Heart!

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By Arleen I was hit by a stroke of luck this past weekend! I found a great stash of fabric! FINALLY! As we walked up to the store, I noticed a sign on the window detailing the assortment of fabrics inside. I wasn’t immediately excited, but thought I should take…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy Fourth of July!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy Fourth of July!

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By Sara In AZ   Have a happy and safe Fourth of July!   Image from Pinterest…

Vintage Camper Friday: Texas Finds

Vintage Camper Friday: Texas Finds

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By Merlin This week’s finds hail to us from the great state of Texas.  Both are capable of towing by a medium sized vehicle, no six or eight cylinder behemoths needed to haul these to your campsite of choice.  The first is a 1947 teardrop.  This style has been popular…

Refinishing and Restoring A Vintage 1940s Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing and Restoring A Vintage 1940s Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Continuing on with re-posting my Heywood Wakefield refinishing series…….we are refinishing a Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table this week! Whooooo-weeeee, this table was in BAD shape…….and I really do mean bad! I spotted it at the thrift store for $15 and really was debating purchasing it as we did not need a dining…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Mommie Dearest

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Mommie Dearest

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By Sara In AZ Has anyone seen FEUD: Betty and Joan on FX yet? If not you should definitely check it out!   Image of Joan Crawford from seller jack-o-scratch…

Happy Vintage Valentine’s Day!

Happy Vintage Valentine’s Day!

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By Sara In AZ   Since today is Valentine’s Day I was inspired to see what cute Valentine themed pictures I could find on eBay….let’s check them out! Oh my gosh, I TOTALLY remember making valentine hearts like this with red and pink construction paper and white paper doily’s! Making…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – How to Be A Mermaid

Vintage Snappy Saturday – How to Be A Mermaid

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By Sara In AZ I’ve FINALLY figured out how I can be a mermaid too! B&W PHOTO PRETTY WOMAN IN SWIMSUIT SITTING ON BEACH AS MERMAID from seller kathysfind…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy Thanksgiving From Plymouth Rock!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy Thanksgiving From Plymouth Rock!

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By Sara In AZ Well, I’m not really at Plymouth Rock…but Esther is….and both of us want to wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving Day! Caption from the back of the photograph: MODERN PILGRIM’S PROGRESS, is Esther Williams, complete with turkey for her Thanksgiving dinner, symbolically atop Plymouth Rock. If the…

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