Category Archives: Weird Collections

Bananas Aren’t Just For Pies and Other Vintage Cooking Pamphlets

I thought it was time to do another weird collection post.  I have quite a few collections so it’s kind of hard to choose.  Fate stepped in, and I got into an organizing frenzy.  Patterns, doll clothes, and cooking pamphlets … Continue reading

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Crazy and Not-So-Crazy Craft Patterns IX

My goodness, when I was trying to figure out the title, it struck me that we were getting into Super Bowl looking numbers.  If you like bad crafts, and haven’t read the eight (!) crazy craft posts, well, your weekend … Continue reading

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Crazy And Not-So-Crazy Christmas Crafts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as the car advertisements sing.  To me, the craziness is just starting, but the wonderful doesn’t really kick in until right before Christmas.  One of my favorite months is January, when I … Continue reading

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Crazy And Not So Crazy Craft Patterns VIII

It must be that time again; the craft patterns are stacking up!  We probably would not have this problem, but a year or so ago a really cool place opened up here in town, that encourages us to drag home … Continue reading

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Little Boxes

Deb got back last week from visiting her family, so we were all set to head out on our usual Friday rounds.  We found that our favorite garage sale started without us, so our Unitarian Church sale post is missing. … Continue reading

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Shirley’s Scotties

My sister took me to visit an old neighbor who wanted to show me her Scottie dog collection.  It was colossal, amazing, and scary.  Yes, scary.  She had things that she had forgotten that she owned, all boxed up in … Continue reading

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Jewels that Jiggle or En Tremblant

Look how fancy I am.  You just got about half of my French.  OK, maybe not that bad, but I don’t know a lot.  Today we are going to talk about jewelry with a little wiggle in its walk.  Both Deb … Continue reading

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