Secrets of summer treasure hunting in New England

You loved that vintage vase when you bought it years ago, but now it doesn’t quite light up the room the way it used to and may be time to move on. Don’t get down on yourself.  Sometimes love isn’t meant to last.  Lucky for you, it is vintage-stuff-getting season (and it is ALWAYS vintage-selling-stuff season).  […]

Milk or Junk?

Have you ever gone out for a gallon of milk and found yourself at a thrift store?  This happens to me all the time. My house is decorated with so many thrifted and yard-saled (and just plain dump-picked) things.  Sometimes I play a game with myself and inventory all of the the things I’ve actually […]

The fabulous, terrific table assembled from parts found at the dump!

That’s right – the dump. Our town dump (the “transfer station” for those who are more politically correct) – has two great areas: one is the metal pile where people get rid of old file cabinets, broken fans and tire rims, and the other is the Take It or Leave It table, where you can […]

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