Tag Archives: vintage

The Age of the Handwritten Receipt

I ran across this receipt in a cookbook I picked up at an estate sale.  It’s been many years since most stores did handwritten receipts.  It’s fun to remember such an old-fashioned touch.  My first job was working in the … Continue reading

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Vintage French Postcard- Paris Opera House

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A Girl Should Be Two Things: Classy and Fabulous

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Knox Quickies

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Penelope’s Spring Open House

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The 1st great Glitter Pick of the season

It’s very exciting to finally be able to go out and pick again…while estate sales and garage sales are few and far between this time of year…the picking urge draws me out to see what treasures I can find!  Even … Continue reading

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Trixie and Lulu at Expo

Jeanne and I had an amazing time at the Antique Expo show last weekend!  We ran into many friends and customers from Brookhaven and Penelopes and sold all kinds of goodies from our booth…we felt lucky that we had stuffed … Continue reading

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Trixie and Lulu return Home with some amazing stats

We returned home and unloaded the U-Haul Saturday afternoon…look at our finds! 37 plastic bins and boxes filled with fabulous vintage smalls and 20+ pieces of furniture 1300 miles on Miss Daisy the minivan..and 2000 miles on Jeb the U-Haul We … Continue reading

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The mecca of all glitter picks…in Tuscaloosa Alabama

This small roadside sign leads to mecca…the best vintage picking in the south.  I discovered it last year while on vacation with my mom and niece and vowed to return.  With a bigger car.  And a way to get lots … Continue reading

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Easter is Easy at Penelope’s!

  It’s not too late to decorate for Easter and Penelope’s still has lots of fabulous vintage-inspired Easter decorations for your holiday table!  A customer the other day told me that we have the best selection in town of fabulous … Continue reading

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