Do I have to go to another estate sale?
Am I in need of more milk glass plates?
The answer to those questions is
Yet I go...and I acquire...
I have a feeling my
Some may view those comments as negative; however, I choose to believe that people feel like our home is welcoming and they that appreciate I am a curator of historical items - artifacts, if you will.
Yes. That will do quite nicely - I am a curator NOT a hoarder.
On my latest outing to an estate sale, I picked up a few things covered in filth.
Sometimes, to get the prime, you have to sift through the grime.
|Yes m'dahlings, those plates came home covered in|
grease, dirt, mouse poop, and dead bugs. >Blech!<
You cannot imagine the stench emitting from the furniture and linens; it was almost unbearable. Almost.
Remember this list of ways to use an old toothbrush? Well I forgot to mention one very important use.
|Look how each little indent, nook, and cranny is dirt free.|
An old toothbrush cleaned all the crevices and edges in the dishes and made them sparkle.
Having an old toothbrush around to clean grot off of old dishes works for me.