Take advantage of lazy summer days by creating a vintage style sitting area that takes only a few minutes to set up! Follow me to my backyard and let me show how you can put together your own lovely summer place where you can escape to without having to leave home. A perfect place to relax with a few friends, or have a meal outdoors on a nice day. I decided on a corner in the yard that is next… Read more »

Wasn’t it just summer with birds singing and morning coffee outside on the back steps? I was looking back at fall pictures I took (before I got my fancy shamancy camera) and pulled out some favorites taken with my plain old camera. Looking across the street.

The sun cast a perfect light for a photo shoot. Fresh flowers were arranged in a vase and a cake looked pretty on a glass cake plate. Then, before I even took the first picture I got the call….

Hi friends! Thanks for stopping in here at Renew and Remember. Life has taken some twists and turns for me this summer, but I am getting back to what I like to do…blogging about vintage treasures! Stay tuned. A new blog post is in the works and it’ll give you the scoop. In the meantime, I’m on Instagram most days. Take care and check back soon…..!!!!

I haven’t always liked antiques, but when I was a young bride and building our first nest, we couldn’t afford new things and I had no choice but to decorate with handed down old stuff and shop at thrift stores and estate sales.

A warm hello from a cold place. That place is Minnesota. When I look out my window on a winter’s day, I can hardly believe that in a few months green will replace the white and warmth will replace the cold. But for now it’s as winter as winter gets.