Category Archives: Secondhand Lifestyle

Five best ways to decorate on a budget

Are you looking for ways to achieve a unique style in your home without spending a fortune? Over the years my love of home decorating and my personal cottage style have both evolved, but my desire to decorate on a … Continue reading

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Garden Junk Yard Sale was a huge success!

I must confess, I love to host a yard or garage sale! I love sorting through what I’m going to offer, putting little bits of masking tape with the price on each item, setting it all up in the yard, … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day 2018!

It is Earth Day – one of those days that we set aside to be reminded of, to celebrate, and to think about something specific… like Mother’s Day, Veteran’s Day, and so many others. In this case, we’re asked to … Continue reading

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Lost and Found thrifty treasure

Recently I learned that a fellow picker from my antique mall vendor days was having a booth-closing sale, with 50 percent off everything in her already-low-priced booth, so I went up recently to shop her sale. I’m sure you know … Continue reading

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A pretty find – Johnson Brothers Dorchester

I’ve become pretty adept over the past few years at spotting English transferware in thrift stores. Sometimes I can spy the stack from afar… sometimes I’m right up on it and realize it’s buried in a pile of other plates. … Continue reading

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