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The Ever Prepared Dad

The Ever Prepared Dad

One of my favorite memories of my dad is that any singe time a knife was called for, whether at home or camping in the Redwoods of California, my dad would always, without fail, be able to pull out his trusty pocket knife. I’ve been...
Score of the Century x 2

Score of the Century x 2

This last weekend afforded me two fantastic finds, and they couldn’t have come at a more perfect time! I’ve been running low on vintage camera stuff for awhile, but not any more, thanks to a mega haul of over 40+ vintage...
Crates, Barrels, Rascals

Crates, Barrels, Rascals

Whenever I go out looking for new goodies for the shop, I call it “shedding”. Shedding involves spending a lot of time looking at stuff that smell like a shed, has been in a shed for some time, or talking to guys that might...
Bringing Vintage to the Holiday Table

Bringing Vintage to the Holiday Tab...

So, a lot of you know, I’m not super big on the Holidays, and I have a real hard time even decorating the shop for the Holidays. It’s not that I’m a curmudgeon (hush!) it’s just that I don’t like needing an...
New Arrival – 1806 – 1840s Newspapers – Historical Archive of Advertising, Politics and Early American Life

New Arrival – 1806 – 18...

  I love paper. I can’t help it. From books, to magazines, to scraps of advertising – ephemera is an incredible look at life through time. It never ceases to amaze me, how far we’ve come, and in so many ways, how...
Costume Jewelry – Mad Men Style  – New Arrivals

Costume Jewelry – Mad Men Sty...

Of course, with all things television related, I’m usually at least 2 seasons behind. Just finished Season 1 of Mad Men, and I’m hooked. As a vintage nut, it’s easy to get lost in the set design and costumes. Lots of...