Monthly Archives: November 2009

Wisconsin Treasures, Part 1.

Okay, so I told you about Odana Antiques in Madison. One of my favorite booths there has an amazing selection of children’s books from the 30s and 40s. I have to decide how much I’m going to spend before I even enter the booth or else I’ll end up spending waaaaay too much money. This […]

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Wisconsin Antiquing Adventures

So, the husband and I are back from a lovely 3-day stay at Sundara Inn and Spa in the Wisconsin Dells to celebrate our second wedding anniversary. (To whoever had two years in the betting pool on how long the marriage would last: sorry!) This is our third time staying there and I highly recommend […]

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My bathing beauties.

I bought these at a Little Rock yard sale one summer while I was visiting my parents. There were four of them — I broke the fourth on the way out to the car. I love that. That’s my favorite, when that happens. Something has existed in perfect shape for fifty years and I have […]

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So ugly it’s cute.

I got this vase at a yard sale for $5. It’s big, about two feet tall, and heavy. I was simultaneously repulsed and attracted to it. The colors are kind of muddy, earth tones, pretty far away from my usual palette.The flower (lotus?) is wrapped around it in a kind of creepy way, like it’s […]

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Nieces.

I have three beautiful nieces who live in Arkansas. I had the great pleasure of visiting them this past weekend. Because I just saw them, I’ve got them on the brain right now. Not that they’re ever very far away from my thoughts. Are they not adorable? You may have noticed there’s a bit of […]

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