Tag Archives: Tchotchkes

Sometimes I DO Judge You by the Company You Keep

This has been one of those weeks. I had to have some dental surgery last week and have been putting up with nine or ten stitches right above my two front teeth. I knew they didn’t feel quite right, but … Continue reading

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Well, Somebody Got to Travel

It’s kind of odd that we happened upon some thrift store finds from far away in a time when most of us can’t really travel.  Of course, there are the usual homegrown things, too, just for contrast. Life is sailing … Continue reading

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Anyone up for a Mélange?

Merriam-Webster defines mélange as: a mixture often of incongruous elements.  That’s what we’re left with here; hopefully, Kathy has found a safe garage sale or two that can become blog fodder.  In the meantime, I’m planning on writing a review … Continue reading

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Go East, Middle-Aged Women

I’m writing two posts in a row because Kathy did more than her fair share while I was off traveling.  I’m home again with no excuses for not being productive besides driving 3000 miles!  I have I-80 memorized between Wyoming … Continue reading

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Friday Finds Mash-Up

For all of you Glee and Pitch Perfect fans, you know what a mash-up is.  For the rest of the world it’s something created by combining elements from two or more sources [Merriam-Webster].  We have several different things going on … Continue reading

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Don’t Bother, They’re Here

I have been fighting a ridiculous cold/cough for the last month.  Airlines should give you hazard pay for flying around surrounded by all those germs.  I am only putting this out there, so if there are parts of this post … Continue reading

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Unworthy for Regifting

Well, the majority of those gifting holidays have passed yet again, and we have noticed that some particularly heinous stuff has hit the thrift stores.  We figure the recipients took one look at it all, and decided it was too … Continue reading

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Decorator Don’ts!

Usually by now the winter “blehs” have set in full force, but it is hard to be depressed when many of our days have been in the high 50s and low 60s.  Sort of feels like spring!  We had a … Continue reading

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A Treasure Trove of Friday Finds

Yay, we’re back together and shopping for badness.  Next week we can talk about the monster sale at the local Unitarian Universalist Church and the latest crazy estate sale we’ve been to.  But today is all about finishing up with … Continue reading

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A Hodge Podge

The Online Etymological Dictionary defines Hodge Podge as follows: hodgepodge (n.) also hodge podge, hodge-podge, early 15c., hogpoch, alteration of hotchpotch (late 14c.) “a kind of stew,” especially “one made with goose, herbs, spices, wine, and other ingredients,” earlier an … Continue reading

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