Pass the Salt, Please

The recent “find” of a mid-century dinette set (see previous post) has led to a whole new facet of collecting.  Salt and pepper shakers with coordinating napkin holders have been calling to me.  It seems that they used to be a...

What a Find! Mid-Century Dinette Set

Sometimes, patience pays off.  We’ve been wanting a different kitchen table and chairs set for years, as our old one showed the scars of our girls’ toddler years, and was just not a good size for our current kitchen dining...
Lucy Riggs & Me Bear Valentines

Junkin’ Finds for Valentines

Happy Valentines Day, everyone! Several months ago I bought a whole box of old teddy bear figurines at a thrift shop for one low price. For Valentines Day, I thought I’d share the lovey-dovey ones with you.   They’re Lucy...

New Deck Reveal!

Our long-time dream of building a new deck has finally come true!  It’s not 100% finished, but it’s finished enough that I can show y’all.  Today we’ll look at the deck, re-done wicker and cushions, restored vintage motel chairs, and lighted...
vintage pebble gravel art boy praying

Midcentury Pebble Art

A few decades back, pebble art was a trendy make-at-home craft. The young crafters of today, busy with scrapbooking and furniture distressing, might have been gluing thousands of little pebbles to backing boards had they lived in the 1960s and...
orange and white pumpkin

Fall at the Farmers Market

Welcome to the 54th week of the History and Home Link Party, it’s good to have you here.  The weather here in South Carolina has been absolutely gorgeous with cool temps and low humidity.  I hope it’s lovely where you...
Happy Fall Y'all sign

Happy Fall Y’all!

Welcome to the 52nd History & Home link party.  A whole year of wonderful articles linked up, how quickly the time passed!   Today is the first day of my favorite season – Happy Fall, Y’all! I made this sign many...