Me with flowers in Idaho

About me

Hi, I am Annette.   I was born and raised in Asheville, NC. I take care of my mom (Nona) who has vascular dementia.   I am a skincare junkie, loves hair products,  anti-aging tips,  Oprah, travel, movies, books, coffee, wine, coffee, animals, flowers, DIY projects, and Thrift Stores. I have an eBay store to showcase my Vintage Treasures.



Repurpose Christmas Ornaments

    Repurpose Broken Christmas Ornaments I went to an Estate Sale a couple of weeks ago and found a tote of glass Christmas ornaments. I did not look it over carefully.  Later, when I got home I realized there were a lot of broken glass ornaments on the bottom. What to do with Broken Christmas Ornaments? Throwing them in the trash did not seem like an option for me. I research[...]

Thrifting Tips

Thrifting Tips for Reselling on eBay I recently resigned from my job to be a full-time caregiver for a parent. My mom has dementia and broke her hip 4 months ago. I wanted to come up with a side gig/side hustle that I could pick up or put down. Selling on a platform like eBay appealed to me. Do your homework before beginning your reselling journey.       How To Search So[...]

Environmentally Friendly Company

Eco-Friendly Beauty Products In 2012 Ethique started making formulas in their kitchen in Christchurch, New Zealand.  They started because they felt hair and skin care needed concentrated and sustainable products without the packaging. Bars-No Bottles Bars, no bottles, no harsh chemicals. Each bar is packed full of good things that will bring out the best in your skin and hair. They last for ages. [...]