Category Archives: Ugliest Thing Ever

Crazy and Not-So-Crazy Craft Patterns Lucky XIII

Lucky for us, but maybe not so lucky for the rest of you!  We see these vintage (mostly) craft books and laugh ourselves sick at the projects themselves and the examples we’ve seen over the years.  Kathy came over in … Continue reading

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Not so Memorable Friday Finds

It was the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend, but we went garage saling anyway.  We are the epitome of the phrase “cockeyed optimists”.  The sales were okay–nothing good enough to buy, nothing bad enough to take a picture of.  … Continue reading

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A Bad Hare Day!

Easter is fairly early this year but that doesn’t mean that we didn’t see lots of interesting Easter decorations.  In fact, there was a thumping good crop of finds. We are always amused when other creatures push their way into … Continue reading

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Short and Sweet Friday Finds

We aren’t sure if it was a hang-over from the holiday weekend, or maybe things are just winding down, but there weren’t very many garage sales last weekend.  However, we are just so easy to please, that the couple that … Continue reading

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Vintage Crazy and Not-So-Crazy Craft Patterns Part 2

Wow, way back in May 2010 we wrote a couple of posts about our interest in vintage craft books; even had a whole series planned.  Well, eleven months later here is the next installment. I have this book that is … Continue reading

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Friday Finds–This Won’t Hurt a Bit!

On a typical Friday, we spend about 90% of our time talking, and 10% looking.  This is basic self-defense–who knows what we might see, if we looked at everything on thrift store shelves?  Once you see something, it’s hard to … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

We had a little trouble last Friday–we didn’t have a camera to prove that the ugly stuff really exists.  Two people, two cameras, you’d think we could remember one!  No problem, we thought, with our powerful descriptive skills, we could … Continue reading

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Friday Finds, and a Couple of Thursday Throw-ins Too!

Wow, this post has two fabulous days of garage sales, instead of our usual Friday finds.  Every year we look forward to the Unitarian Church garage sale.  It is one of the best garage sales, year in, year out.  Not … Continue reading

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It’s kind of a long story…

Yes I am on vacation, no not in Northfield, MN.  How I ended up in Northfield is complicated, let’s simplify it to Geoffrey Passe, DMV, totally rocks!  My dog Xena is much better and we plan to continue on with … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th!

Well, it wasn’t really Friday the 13th, but it felt like it.  We immediately found this really bad necklace that would be a good match for some of the awful clothing we have found.  I whipped out my camera, and … Continue reading

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