Retro Ladymate Powder Puff

I recently found and won this lovely retro piece from Japan! I’ve often collected Ladymate music boxes, and there are a small few I will keep. These amazing types just draw me in, and when I do find one… I must say, it is hard to not want them all. Just like my last trinket […]

Finds Arrive Home

Today, is a much better day! Whew. The listings for the three rare items on my shop, turned out great. Two of the three were adopted. Thank you so much for shopping with me on Etsy! Now, that my cold is pretty much without body aches, now, to just to get over the throat thing. […]

Down with a Cold…

A few weeks ago, my husband was down with a cough and cold. Then, Sara got sick. More than likely from a school mate. Now, Taby. You guessed it, from the sickness of everyone else, I caught her cold. Ugh. I generally try to keep things sanitized, and clean house etc. But, I still caught […]

More from Yesterday…

Whew, okay, slowly but surely, the bulk of the lots are photographed, draft listed, and accounted for. I’ve listed a few of the items this morning, but there are still others… I didn’t get a chance to share some of the items that came in that are not for sale. These are items I wanted […]

Lot of Even More Finds in the Mail!!

Okay, this is getting overwhelming folks. The past two days, I got most the mail I had shipped last week in the past two days, which generally takes a bit longer to get here… Aiyeeee! So, I’m trying to work double time to get them photographed and listed, but neither is happening as quickly as […]

Latest Online Finds Are In!

It’s been really busy, with the long holiday weekend, PO being closed, and such. So, finally, today, I can share some of the goods I found… First, I got these cute cat shakers from etsy. They remind me of Holt Howard’s cats. But these are by Tilso, Japan. I have plans to make them into […]

Quite Possibly, the Most Interesting of Finds!

I received something later in the post, that made my husband say, Huh?! Quite, literally! This cute deep blue flocked cutie, I won through Yahoo Japan. Love his apron and cute face.

Another Mail Day Of Kitsch for My Shop!

Here are the goodies I found last week for the shop! From Yahoo Japan, I got this lovely minty Sukiyo Pose Doll in White, a Yellow Panda coin bank, and a Lot with two bobble head retro dogs.

An Interesting Lot of Goods!

Today, I received an interesting lot of goodies via Yahoo Japan. At first, I wasn’t going to bid on the Lot. But, then noticed that the included an item, that would make another item, I already have in the shop, complete?! Yippee! Here’s what came in today…

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 […]