Category Archives: Estate Sales

January Doldrums.

Instagram has made me a terrible blogger. It’s just so easy to snap a picture with my phone and throw it up on Instagram with a pithy comment, and then I feel as though I’ve blogged about it, but I really haven’t. Also, as I tell Shara, I have imaginary conversations with you guys all […]

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Various and Sundry.

Remember all the tablecloths from last weekend? Remember how I said they were all stained? Well, THEY’RE NOT ANYMORE. I got Kristie’s recipe for vintage linen soak and it worked like a charm. On Every. Single. One. of the tablecloths. People, do you know what this means? No longer will I hesitate to purchase a […]

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You win some, you lose some.

So as you might know from my incessant chatter about it, Shara and I sold at a Holiday Bazaar on Saturday. I took all of my holiday projects — the signs, the trays, and the caddies. Foolishly, I had the thought “I hope I don’t sell EVERYTHING because then I will have to make a […]

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Another Pleasant Valley Sunday.

Dear Internet: How are you? I am fine. (All the letters in my youth began that exact same way. I fancied myself quite the creative writer yet could not seem to summon a more interesting opening to my missives.) I’m not really fine today. I’m distressed by the verdict in the news and distressed at […]

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Dream a Little Dream.

I had a fairly unpleasant estate sale experience last Saturday, which leads me to ask the question: why are people who go to estate sales so rude? Not all of them, of course, but I swear to you, if you are looking for a few rude people to feature in a documentary about how manners […]

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