• Out & About,  Thrift Haul

    Trends & My Haul From The Springfield Extravaganza Flea Market!

    Since shopping has been so bad lately (see my last post if you want to read more of me whining and crying about it, because really, why wouldn’t you?), I decided to make the 45 minute trip out to the Springfield Extravaganza Antique Show & Flea Market. I went on Sunday, hoping to score some last day deals. First off I have to say, I am a terrible blogger – I was so focused on finding STUFF that I never stopped to take any photos. I was running all over searching out the 50% off tables, the $5 tables, the $3 tables, the $1 tables… you get the idea. The…

  • Out & About

    Out & About – Columbus, Ohio Vintage Events For 2015

    It is looking like me documenting my normal shopping adventures for the Out & About section of the blog is something that isn’t destined to happen – I’m just too focused on finding inventory. So, the other day I did a big ‘ol search of the interwebs looking for vintage related events for the rest of 2015, thinking that I might try to attend a few with just the blog in mind – in other words, I would be going not to shop for inventory so much as for sharing the experience with you all… All of these events are in Columbus, with the exception of the Springfield show, because,…

  • Out & About,  Thrift Haul

    Thrift Haul With A Side Of Estate Sale Drama!

    The weather is FINALLY warming up here in Ohio, and sale season is is gearing up as well. It’s been a long winter of just hitting the occasional estate sale – I’m SO ready for church sales ( two big ones this coming weekend!!), flea markets, yard sales, and community garage sales… I’ll be like a kid in a candy store! That being said, let’s dig into this weekend’s haul, shall we? I went to one estate sale Friday morning, and bought nothing. (The drama happened there though, which I’ll talk about in a minute.) Saturday morning I went to two sales, one estate sale where I bought some things,…