The sale was run by the grandchildren of the homeowner. It was clear within minutes that this lady could have been my very own Grandma Hattie. It was almost like visiting her home.
I snagged a bunch of stuff. In the pile was this sweet little framed magazine page. For a quarter I couldn't leave that little scottie dog behind.
The ad on the back is pretty interesting.
I'm thinking it dates back to World War Two. It talks about women having to leave their homes in service to their country.
You can click on it to read it.
This little framed gem (to me) could have so easily been tossed, but like my grandma, this lady didn't toss stuff. She was a saver because even simple things had value to her. She was old school "green."
You'll have to click to see the picture larger. I thought the blue of her dress went well with this grouping.
I have such a hard time wrestling with the modern desire to clear clutter and streamline things and the genetic, ingrown desire to
And that my friends is why I love Trash to Treasure so much!