Tag Archives: yard sales

Saying no to senseless clutter

There were two McCoy vases for $45 each, a salt box that would have looked good on my kitchen wall, and a transfer ware serving platter that Tom and Mike might have liked. I left them all at the yard … Continue reading

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Adventures in the land of Whoopie Pie

I write this from north of the Mason Dixon line. It is all right, I think. I am in Lancaster PA for a wedding and drove here by a circuitous route (NE when it really should have been N NE from … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning in Itchy Ankle

I have a fear of becoming a hoarder. Sadly, this fear does not prevent me from buying all in front of me at junk shops and yard sales, but it does, occasionally, prompt me to cull kitchenware once I bring my latest … Continue reading

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The weekend stretches before me…

A person can get so much done when her kids aren’t around at the weekend. First of all, she can get up when she likes, without fear of bumping into a teenager making a snack before retiring to bed for … Continue reading

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Fall finds in Itchy Ankle

Yard sale finds: a strawberry tablecloth,  eight Mexican plates, a batter bowl, a gravy boat and some lovely fishy fabric. A little light gardening. Baked banana bread and local apples. All fall in Itchy Ankle.

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Ten Years To Remember

The papers and tv channels are full of retrospectives of the first 10 years of the century–the noughties. Those who care for the official record can check out the decade in three minutes here but the Crone offers her own stand-out … Continue reading

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Sunset for the Blarney Mobile–But Five O’Clock Somewhere

Saturday found the Crone and the Cackler out in search of yard sales. They didn’t have much luck as the day was wet and cold. Wiser witches would have taken this as a sign and gone home to bed but … Continue reading

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