“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


Girl Stuff

no antique dolls
no baby strollers
no Nancy Drew mysteries
no depression glass salt shakers
no jars of buttons
no faux pearl necklaces or lace yellowed with age
no silk peonies , no spools of unused ribbon
no heart shaped cookie cutters
no high school beauty pageant tiaras
no bridal veils
no silk kimonos
no teddy bears, no old Valentine's cards
no pink teapots
no pink anything
no paper dolls
no beaded purses
no music boxes
no leftover rolls of rose covered wallpaper
no baskets or candelabras
or white china bowls covered in blue tulips.
Don't ask.

And don't even mention Shabby Chic.
Begone with you.
no fun at all!


  1. LOL...wonder what one finds at a man sale? I think you might find dolls...the ones that blow up...lol!

  2. Funny! And yes, what WOULD one find at a man sale! Still giggling! Another fellow Unraveller here, stopping by to say hello!

  3. I hope you went to the Man Sale for us so we could all have a good laugh.

  4. That should bring alot of men running, I see them at garage sales all the time and most of the time they are looking for things that aren't there, like tools, etc. Let me know if there is anything good!

  5. Aint it a wonderful world we live in?,, And SO consistant. You made me laugh at myself...

  6. so wonderful this sign is...what a great laugh just now ~thanks

  7. This is one perfect post. I don't even have the words to tell you. Just simply perfect.


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