Category Archives: Book Report

It’s like when we report on a book. You know?

Fridge blog

Posted by Meghan in Book Report | 9 Comments

I can’t lie, this pamphlet on “25 decorating ideas for your second refrigerator” has been sitting in my house waiting to be blogged about for 4+ years. I purchased this mostly based on the small post-it on the front. Then … Continue reading

More Items from Our Not-Very-Funny Catalog

Posted by Meghan in Book Report | 4 Comments

How could a trying-to-be-tongue-in-cheek humor book making fun of ’80s L.L. Bean catalogs end up being so not funny? And it’s supposed to be funny. It definitely hits the style of the L.L. Bean catalogs, which do sometimes tend to … Continue reading

“HOW TO” write a demented garage sale decorating book

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It’s been a while since I have done a book review, but then I saw this at my local thrift store. Why, it looks like a great gag gift for Jenny! It’s the Garage Sale Decorator’s Bible, by Shelley Kincaid. … Continue reading

How They Found Pussy

Posted by Jenny in Book Report | 13 Comments

No, really. It’s from 1884. Perhaps there were different methods back then? Eternal thanks to Karl for purchasing this at an estate sale last week.

How Berkeley can your yard sale be?

Posted by Jenny in Book Report, Field Trip, Sale Tales | 7 Comments

When you are actually in Berkeley, it can be pretty darn Berkeley. Just check out these books … This was at a block sale, not too far from my parents’ house, where it looked like someone was getting rid of … Continue reading

Bad bad books

Posted by Jenny in Book Report, Sale Tales, Um ... No Thanks | 12 Comments

We hit a neighborhood sale last weekend. Meghan’ll be dishing up the full scoop soon, but first I wanted to take a moment to share a small portion of what has to be one of the strangest and most terrifying … Continue reading

Earrings of the ’80s: happy and plaid

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Okay. Confession time. I still own clothing that I had in high school (although it’s all vintage finds from my teen thrifting days). I also have records and books from before high school. This might qualify me a little crazy. … Continue reading

And how was your summer?

Posted by Meghan in Book Report | 2 Comments

“The Doberman Quarterly Magazine has been chronicling the purebred Doberman Pinscher fancy for years. Our subscribers are owners, breeders, exhibitors, trainers, judges, and others interested in showing, raising, and living with a Doberman. Elegant, Intelligent, Dependable … that’s the Doberman … Continue reading