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Our House – Moving Around Cabinets

Our House – Moving Around Cabinets

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When we had the floor put in, we moved everything movable out of the kitchen and onto our three season porch.  This included the fridge and the cabinet next to the fridge, which had been displaced from its original spot in the kitchen design during the one and only “remodel” of our…

Mid-Century Monday – Vintage Bathroom

Mid-Century Monday – Vintage Bathroom

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Hubs and I were at another auction this weekend. I think we might be hooked!  We had a great time, and I will post everything we bought later this week.  For now, I thought everyone would like to see a vintage bathroom with a super cute faucet. The auction was…

Mid-Century Shopping – Lighting at Local Antique Store

Mid-Century Shopping – Lighting at Local Antique Store

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Here are some lamps that we found for sale in a local antique shop.  I was so thrilled to walk past the display in their front window, they had tons of Mid-Mod furniture, lighting, dishes and glassware. These are some of the lamps that Hubs and I found to be…

The Joy (And Pain) Of Thrifting

The Joy (And Pain) Of Thrifting

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I love thrifting and garage saleing. I have ever since I was 3, when, at a garage sale on a family vacation, I pulled an old stuffed koala out of a bin marked “10 cents” and took him home with me. Even though I was going to name him “Fred”,…

Mid-Century Shopping – Etsy Round-up

Mid-Century Shopping – Etsy Round-up

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Sooooo many great things are on Etsy. It makes it hard to just pick a few!! The first item that I want to spotlight today comes from the Etsy store of greenbeanhome.  Some cute goodies in the store, but I thought this lamp was very interesting and really eco-friendly. I think…

Mid-Century Menu – Cowboy Casserole

Mid-Century Menu – Cowboy Casserole

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So, Hubs and I had an idea the other day.  I have a TON of vintage cookbooks that I have collected over the years, and I love to dig through them and try recipes.  I was talking to Hubs about featuring a recipe every week on the blog from one of…

Saved From The Trash – Tiki Frame

Saved From The Trash – Tiki Frame

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Sorry about the dark picture, but here is a quick pic of the frame I rescued on big trash day.  I was on my way to the gym, and there it was sitting between two garbage cans, just waiting for me to come by. It is a HUGE Tiki beauty…

Spring Flowers – Finally

Spring Flowers – Finally

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Finally, some sort of sign of spring!  We had a couple of warm days in a row out here in Michigan, and some very determined little flowers decided they were going to try to bloom a little early.  Unfortunately, it has been cold since then and most of them have…

Mid-Century Home – Lighting

Mid-Century Home – Lighting

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We were in Bay City over the weekend to be the race crew for our friend, Sara, who was participating in the St. Patrick’s Day races. I know, it is a little late for St. Patrick’s Day races, since the holiday is over, but it was still a fun race…

New Technology and a Philco Radio

New Technology and a Philco Radio

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Well, we are going to see how this works.  I just remapped my old blog to have people automatically point to the new blog.  It doesn’t seem to be working right now, but I will give it some time and see if it snaps into place before I start bugging…

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