Junkin’ Funnies

It's springtime, and you know what that means... YARD SALE SEASON!  Time to go junkin' to pay almost nothing for other people's clutter so you can add to your own clutter!  People nowadays are getting clever about marketing their yard sales, and some of the signs I've seen do a great job of Read more [...]

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 lot more common than they are now.  I did see a monkey Read more [...]

Midcentury Pebble Art

vintage pebble gravel art boy praying
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 1970s.   Also known as "gravel art", the photos Read more [...]

Pink Finds!

hall pottery pink plume teapot
While browsing through photos of my finds from the last few months, I noticed there was really a lot of pink, so today I'm sharing those rosie gems with you!     Hall Pottery Pink Plume Teapot, I believe from the 1940s:   Midcentury Boonton Pink Melmac Tray & Bowls: "Boonton". Read more [...]


Have you, like most of America, been enthralled with the Netflix series Stranger Things?  We sure have been at my house!  It's great because my kids love the show and it's set in the time that I was a kid.  One thing I've been impressed with is that the show's set decorators didn't go Read more [...]

Two Interesting Finds Of Late

Worlds Greatest Husband Pillow
Hi folks! Long time no see! Just taking a quick minute to share two interesting finds from recent junkin' excursions. The first is this pillow:   How nice that Ben Stiller's wife made him a pillow declaring him to be the World's Greatest Husband!   Too bad someone gave it to a thrift Read more [...]