Continuing my Treasure Hunting series featuring noteworthy collectors, creative types and entrepreneurs, I’m introducing Jana Roach. Roach lives near Kalispell, Montana in the beautiful Flathead Valley, and as one of the creators of Montana’s Vintage Whites Market, she spends a lot of time searching for...
SUNDAY, JUNE 27, 2010
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010
MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010
Sometimes it’s hard to remember just when we fell in love. Was it at first sight, or did the feeling grow from familiarity and time spent together? Looking back, I can’t remember when I first fell for time-worn objects, for items that had a history...
SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 2010
FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2010
So, if you're looking for something fun to do before heading down to the Arena for the live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion, here's a little treasure hunting tip:Moran Vista Senior Living is hosting their 3rd annual Flea Market.Here are the details:What: Moran Vista...
THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2010
The predictable thing about spring and summer is that it's the time of year that treasure-hunters are out in full force. And all that shopping and prepping and months of hard work done by dealers pays off in a big way. This is the season...
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010
Some people read thrillers. They like high-flying espionage and doomsday scenarios or murder mysteries with gory homicide cases solved by little old ladies or wise-cracking private detectives. This is the polar opposite of their ordinary life, but then that’s what makes the plots so exciting....
TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 2010
MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2010
The thing I love the most about spending time at events like this weekend's Farm Chicks Antiques Show is that I get a chance to spend time with old friends. Over the years, I've written about so many of the dealers and vendors I've gotten...
SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 2010
FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010
I stopped by the Spokane Symphony Associates Upscale Sale today. I had too many commitments yesterday and couldn't make the preview sale but wasn't worried about it. The way I see it, if there's something there for me, I'll find it. If not, well, I'll...
So far, the weekend is pretty sloppy. What with Art Fest, the Symphony Associates Upscale Sale and the Farm Chicks show, the weather could put a damper on all the fun.So what? True treasure hunters never mind a little inclement weather. We've got all the...
THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010
Cheryl-Anne Millsap writes about antiques and collectibles and the love of all things vintage. Millsap's Home Planet column appears each week in the Wednesday "Pinch" supplement and she is The Spokesman-Review's female automobile reviewer. She is a regular contributor to Spokane Public Radio and her essays can be heard on Public Radio stations across the country. Cheryl-Anne is the author of "Home Planet: A Life in Four Seasons."