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Carol

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2011-02-28

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I love going to flea markets, thrift stores and garage sales. Gardening is my passion!

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Share my obsessive journey through every estate sale, flea market and garage sale, searching for.. that perfect vintage treasure to decorate my little cottage with. Also gardening and crafts.. galore.

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Other Tags: cottage, vintage, thrifting, decorating, gardening

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  • MOM
    on May 7, 2015
    She gave me my passion for gardening. She was with me when I bought my first antique, and she was junking right alongside me at my first flea market. She taught me how to sew and how to drive. She could make potato pancakes and dumplings like no one...
  • MY WEEKEND FINDS
    on Jan 6, 2015
    Thanks for tuning in to another episode of MY WEEKEND FINDS, the continuing saga of one girl's quest for more junk!~~~~~~~~~Today I'm sharing some recent finds and some things that were found during my extended blog break.......The red plaid KILTIE t...
  • UNDER THE TREE
    on Jan 1, 2015
    HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!  Oh sorry, did I say that too loud? Are you still recovering from last night's revelry? If so, I'll continue this post in a very soothing, quiet tone! Here's to a new year, filled with lots of vintage junk!Today seemed like th...
  • SANTA CLAWS
    on Dec 24, 2014
    Really? I haven't posted since JULY??? Well, I hope to rectify that with this post! I've been keeping a list of all of my junky finds, so a fresh MY WEEKEND FINDS is just around the corner. I had a great summer and fall, getting a ton of work done in...
  • MY WEEKEND FINDS
    on Jul 29, 2014
    Thanks for tuning in to another episode of My Weekend Finds, the continuing saga of one girl's quest for more junk!This week's episode finds our heroine (that's me!) scoring lots of great junk when she really should be working on her own garage sale.
  • MY WEEKEND FINDS
    on Jul 7, 2014
    Thanks for tuning in to another episode of My Weekend Finds, the continuing saga of one girl's quest for more junk!Ok, so I lied. I said that I would be back later last week to share some patriotic decorations, and I didn't do it. Now that the 4th is...
  • MY WEEKEND FINDS
    on Jun 30, 2014
    Thanks for tuning in to another episode of My Weekend Finds, the continuing saga of one girl's quest for more junk!~~~~~~~I've been hard at work in the gardens, but I've put down my hoe and taken off my gardening gloves long enough to share some of m...
  • MY WEEKEND FINDS
    on May 27, 2014
    Thanks for tuning in to another episode of My Weekend Finds, the continuing saga of one girl's quest for more junk!It's that time of year when the blog gets even more neglected than usual. It's gardening season! Mr. Old Glory and I have been working...
  • AN EASTER BUNNY CUPCAKE
    on Apr 19, 2014
    Poor Cupcake. I didn't decorate at all inside for Easter, but I did take the time to decorate the cat! She looks embarrassed and angry, doesn't she? That's a lethal combination when there's claws involved! Wishing everyone a very Happy East...
  • MY WEEKEND FINDS
    on Apr 14, 2014
    Thanks for tuning in to another episode of MY WEEKEND FINDS, the continuing saga of one girl's quest for more junk!~~~~~~~~Well, hello there! It feels so good to be rejoining blogland after a long winter's nap. After a few projects around the house a...
  • Valentine's Day Tablecloth
    on Feb 13, 2014
    Have you made your sweetheart an elaborate cake like this for Valentine's Day yet? Me either. Believe it or not, I'm still decorating and crafting!  While I was putting this cloth on the table, I realized that I had never ever seen a v...
  • PINK VALENTINE'S DAY TREE
    on Jan 29, 2014
    Last year, I found this pink, pre-lit tree at a garage sale. I've always wanted a small-ish tree to decorate for Valentine's Day and Easter, so I grabbed it. But I wasn't too crazy about that plastic stand these trees always come with. Cupcake S...
  • $3.00 Valentine's Day Wreath
    on Jan 23, 2014
    I'll admit it. Whenever there's a threat of bad weather, it scares the bejeebers out of me. Although home is my favorite place to be, I hate to not be able to go somewhere. So a few days before we were sucked into the polar vortex that plunged u...
  • MY BEST JUNK OF 2013
    on Jan 6, 2014
    Well, we're into our first junking week of the new year, and I didn't find a darn thing! To console myself, I took a look back at the junk I found in 2013. While there wasn't a quantity of junk, we've all learned that it's quality that matters!
  • MY WEEKEND FINDS
    on Dec 31, 2013
    Thanks for tuning in to another episode of My Weekend Finds, the continuing saga of one girl's quest for more junk!~~~~~~I think I'll start with what I found under the Christmas tree, just because I can't contain myself about the first thing I'm abou...
  • FANTASTIC PLASTIC and other Christmas decorations
    on Dec 23, 2013
    Merry Christmas! I thought I would glide in real quick and share all of those blow molds I promised to show you, and a few indoor decorations as well.  This Santa on a chimney sits on the kitchen table.Back in the day, they must have made a ton...
  • CHRISTMAS AROUND THE COTTAGE
    on Dec 12, 2013
    HI THERE! Sorry I've been away so long. I don't know why, but it seems I've lost my passion for blogging. Hopefully it's just a phase! Do you ever feel like that? Well I decided to snap out of it and share a few pics of our outdoor decorations!  ...
  • MY WEEKEND FINDS
    on Nov 19, 2013
    Thanks for tuning in to another episode of My Weekend Finds, the continuing saga of one girl's quest for more junk!Aqua Pyrex mini fridgies have been on my wish list for awhile, so when I spotted these across the aisle at the flea market, I raced ove...
  • MY WEEKEND FINDS
    on Nov 4, 2013
    Thanks for tuning in to another episode of My Weekend Finds, the continuing saga of one girl's quest for more junk!Garage sale season is just about over, so now it's time to concentrate on estate sales. I have a love/hate thing going  for estate...
  • HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
    on Oct 31, 2013
    Happy Halloween, from our spooky house to yours! I thought I would share a few pics of our outdoor decorations today, and I had a little fun with Pic Monkey while I was at it!I often wonder if people think: "There's The Crazy Cat Lady House" as they'...
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