Rocket Camera Japan!

This week, I found and won a very interesting piece… Here is a vintage 1950s Rocket Camera, Rocket Camera Co., made in Japan Pat. #359573. It uses 16 exposures on a 120 film. I’ve seen some info. on it from other collectors, but not on how to use it etc. I guess I will have […]

This Weeks Haul!

Here’s what came in this week! It was a long busy week for us. The girls had music lessons, and then dental appts. etc. Ugh. But, one constant thing was mail slowly flowing in. Whew. First, I received this lovely retro inspired pull toy from Retro Kids.com! I first saw their announcement on it, back […]

Summer Blues?

Last summer, my kids were complaining they were bored, so, I found a post via facebook using the word, “Bored”, giving them things to consider, before they complained about being bored. Ha. It was very helpful. This summer, my youngest said, she wanted to go on an adventure. So, here’s what I came up with… […]

Vintage Litho Art Print by Eden!

I recently used “Buy it Now” on ebay for this cute vintage Litho art print by Eden, called, “Pensive”. I just love it. Most of Eden’s works are lovely, but this one, is my fave, I think, unless I find another? Haha.

5 Days in Japan: Day Four and Five

My previous adventures, you can read Day One and Two here, and Day Three here. On Day Four of our trip, one of Judy’s plans was to see the Osaka Castle. So, we got up early, had a light breakfast, and headed out to the Shinsaibashi Train Station to catch the subway to the castle. […]

5 Days in Japan: Day Three

You can read my earlier post here for Day One and Two. We got up a little after 7am, and got ready for a day of activities… Taby chose for us to go to the Osaka Aquarium, possibly Lego Discovery and shopping. A much better shot of the giraffe in the day time. We had […]

5 Days in Japan: Day One and Two

Where to begin… Well, my mother in-law wanted to take a trip with us to Thailand originally, but, instead we decided on a 5 day stay in Japan! Sadly, my husband was not able to join us this time. So, our journey begins… We got up early this morning, to catch the 2nd Narita, Japan […]

It’s Been A Bit Since My Last Post…

It’s been a somewhat busy week and not much moving as far as receiving mail. So, I’ve been trying to focus on other things… Like taking in the beautiful early morning sky after my youngest daughter gets picked up from the bus. It’s been dry mostly this week, and we’ve been blessed with beautiful sunrises […]

Restoring These Cuties!

As soon as I got them in,(See here), I started working the past weekend on restoring them… It was an added bonus, to receive some of the materials I needed to do the job too! Whew.  First, I worked on the doe. I was able to salvage most of her neck area. Then, I changed […]