Entertain with class

Picture this 5 inch dish filled with M&M’s, red hots, Hershey Kisses or any bite sized candy pieces. Your guests will be thinking “What a great host with that classy dish filled with candy!” Want to be that great host or hostess? Well, we have that perfect dish for sale on our Roadtirement Vintage Etsy online store. The beautiful cranberry red dish will look terrific on your coffee table or end table. Click here for the link.

Roadtirement Vintage Etsy Online Store

Three herbs and a rock

This is Oregano

Here is the Sage

This is Sweet Basil

And here’s the rock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are some pictures from our herb and flower garden. Also one of many rocks in the garden. Look closely at the rock shot, there is another herb, Chives, that is blurry in the background. Landscaping this little piece of of our property, tending it and watching things grow has been one way we have kept busy during our isolation during this pesky COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately the virus still marches on.

Got three for you

1st photo taken

2nd photo taken

3rd photo taken

I missed the rose in the first photo blooming yesterday. So out for pictures I go, and there to my delight is another bud starting to bloom (second photo). And then while taking the second photo low and behold I spotted yet another bud hiding under the rose in bloom. Three roses to share with you all.

At the turn of the century…

It was common around the turn of the century (the 19th century, that is, for you Generation Z’s) to produce paperweights made of heavy glass with photographs glued to the bottom of the paperweight. Thus you can see the photograph through the paperweight.

Roadtirement Vintage store has a very nice paperweight with a photo for sale in our Etsy Store online. We do not know who is in the picture,  and if the building is a school or a church. If it’s a school, the picture is probably a teacher. If it’s a church, well then the picture is most likely the Pastor. We do know that it was made by Wilfred Smith and Co. of New York. Click here for the link to this listing on Etsy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A big old heavy truck

Here’s another pretty cool item we have listed on our Etsy online store. This cast iron toy truck is a vintage aged reproduction of the original made right after the turn of the century. This beauty weighs in at a whopping 6 and a half pounds. It is 12 inches long and 6 inches high. Click here for a direct link to the listing on our Etsy Store. This item comes with free shipping!

Need an elephant?

Well if you need an elephant, and a good luck elephant at that, Roadtirement Vintage (our online Etsy Store) can help you out. We just listed not one, but two different elephants in our Etsy store today. The one in the picture is a very cool leather elephant. Notice that his trunk is raised, which is said by many to be a sign of good luck. These days anything to help with good luck is desirable. Here is a direct link to that listing. Take a look around, we’d appreciate it. Thanks for reading and checking out these blatant advertisements of ours. Oh, the other elephant is brass. See him here.

The last straw

It will take a lot to get to the last straw!

The wheat was harvested from the very large field in the background. The straw was then baled and stacked as you see it. There were three of these large “walls” of straw. As you can see, these bales require a tractor with forks to move: you don’t manhandle these bales!

A very fine set of bookends

A bit ago we added this stunning set of bronze bookends to our Etsy Store, Roadtirement Vintage. These birds stand at 7 inches tall. Notice that there are two different bird poses. They will look great in your library or bookshelf. They would also look good on a coffee table. Click here for a direct link to the listing on our Etsy Store where you will find more information and additional photos.

 

 

 

 

You can visit our whole Etsy store here: RoadtirementVintage