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An Antique Shopper's Dream: Cedar Chest Antique Mall

If you're like me, there are few things that thrill me as much as the idea of spending a HOT, Texas summer's day (or a part of a day) getting "lost in time" wandering through an 18,000 square foot AIR CONDITIONED antique mall. The Cedar Chest Antique Mall in McGregor, Texas is the place to do just that! I decided to write this post due to the tremendous interest that one of my recent posts generated. In that post, I focused on the idea of spending the day visiting the Cedar

Decorating With Vintage Decor: An Amateur's Guide

While many of us would love to be able to afford to have our homes designed and decorated by professional interior decorators, the truth is, that for most of us, that is just not possible. I would argue that a home that is decorated by YOU with the things that YOU love, and in a style that is YOURS is best! Be Yourself! It's YOUR home! Do what makes YOU happy! It is my personal belief that it is important to live a life that makes YOU happy! Our choices shouldn't be dicta

A Showcase of Shakers

We have recently become fascinated by what many would consider to be a fairly unexciting and commonplace kitchen staple... salt and pepper shakers! Apparently, some people are obsessed with them, and I'm beginning to see why. The reason why they're starting to grow on me has nothing to do with their actual function. In fact, I'm not sure that I would even be willing to use them for their intended purpose. The reason for this is that some of them are just so stinking CUTE!!

Vintage Kitchen Vibes

When our mother passed away, she left Sister and I with a house that was literally brimming over with wonderful, old treasures. While her home was a treasure trove and an antiques lover's paradise, her true love was kitchen items. Her kitchen and dining room were full of what seemed like hundreds of old pottery mixing bowls, Pyrex of all kinds, cookie jars, spice sets, salt and pepper shakers, rolling pins, and old cookie cutters. She was especially fond of the cheerful an

We're Celebrating!!

We are so happy to announce that we have officially made our first 100 sales in our Etsy store! We have learned a lot and are just so excited. It has been a really interesting and fun adventure for sure. We are currently running a celebration sale. Everything in our Etsy store is currently 15% off. We have some really cool vintage items for sale Just click on our shop link to get started. #etsy #etsysale #vintage #collectible #retro #retrodecor #midcentury #vintagebook