Happy 2013!

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Crafty Costumes

Browsing around Pinterest and the interweb for some Halloween costume  inspiration- not for me, for my son of course. I stopped dressing up for Halloween after college, and am now reconsidering- why should… Continue reading

Up Close and Personal: Republic of Thrift, Sonoma

I had the great opportunity of interviewing Jeannette Tomany, owner of Republic of Thrift in Sonoma. A big thanks to her for participating, and taking the time out of her insanely busy schedule… Continue reading

Consignment Coma!

Yesterday, I stopped by the Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Sale, which is being held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. They took over the largest building on the fairgrounds campus,… Continue reading

To Etsy or Not To Etsy

So I’ve been collecting quite a bit of cute vintage-y stuff:  knick knacks, clothing (children’s, men’s and women’s), purses, etc. I’ve been toying with the idea of starting a “vintage” shop on Etsy,… Continue reading

I’m a Sucker for a Handbag…

Last Sunday, we decided to check out this Jewish Food Festival in our city- they had posters up promoting the event weeks before, so we figured it would be pretty good. We arrived… Continue reading

Back to [Pre] School 2012

For the last month or so, I’ve been gradually collecting “pieces” for my son Oliver’s back-to-school wardrobe. I’ve found some great stuff  at great prices, items that’ll be sure to keep him warm… Continue reading

Just Between Friends Kid’s Consignment Event

Don’t miss this one if you’re in Northern California! September 6th through 9th Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA Thursday, September 6th–  3:00pm – 7:00pm ($2 Admission for 18 and older) Note: 10:30am – 3pm –… Continue reading

Bit By the Collecting Bug

My first encounter with collecting came from a love and admiration for Milk Glass. It was something about it being of another era, about the many patterns and designs it came in, about… Continue reading

Kitsch is Cool

According to Wikipedia… Hah, I beg to differ! I personally find kitschy wall art one of my favorite things…I’ve been collecting them here and there as I’m out on my thrifting adventures- from… Continue reading