A Return to Etsy!

Today I have special announcement! I’ve reopened my Etsy shop! If you’ve been reading for awhile now you may remember it, but the Etsy shop you once knew isn’t back, no, I’ve started on a new venture! In recent years I’ve been growing increasingly fond of, and buying more vintage ephemera, specifically greetings cards. Typically…

Days with Dad

When Patrick goes on business trips, I often decide to just go to my dad’s for the time he’s away.  I love spending time with my dad since we share the same passions.  The last few days were spent shopping, pricing inventory for the shop in Coburg, working on the newly acquired Cadillac hearse, and…

Sizzling Vintage

This past weekend brought one of my favorite events of the year…the summer antique show at the Portland Expo Center.  Hosted by Palmer Wirfs, the summer Expo has over a thousand dealers selling various items ranging from fine furnishings from the turn-of-the-century to vintage clothing to collectable toys. I attended all three days of the show…

Vintage Ventures

Today I received a mix of news.  First, the bad news…I received a text message from my friend Lyndsie, located down in Eugene, that one of our favorite vintage shops, Puttin’ on the Ritz, suffered a horrible fire.  We have yet to hear if their entire inventory is lost, and what this means for the…