Thursday, May 10, 2012


Over the weekend my fiancé Adam and I found some wonderful books at an estate sale. For quite a few years now I have enjoyed the books of E.D.E.N. Southworth. Each book is filled with mystery, excitement, adventure and romance. Of all the books I have read none can rival Mrs. Southworth in imaginative originality. However I found that her books can be difficult to find, and once found sometime a little expensive. I really felt like we discovered a treasure this weekend when we found 5 E.D.E.N Southworth books, each priced at 50 cents.

                                         These two books are a series…..

                  As are these two! Just too much excitement for one book to contain. : )

Have any of you  read a Mrs. Georgie Sheldon book? I have not, but found these two books at the estate sale.

Also over the weekend I completed the crocheted rug I was working on. I hope in the near future to blog about how I have made the rug. It is a great way to utilize scrap fabric, and truly an enjoyable project!

"Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight." Psalm119:35


  1. Oh my! Your book finds are simply fabulous! I hope to start collecting E.D.E.N Southworth books someday... but they're so expensive and rare! 50 cents is jaw-droppingly amazing. Congratulations:)

  2. Hi Sarah,
    I just found your blog. What a steal you found on those books! I also snatch up vintage books when I find them at thrift stores. It's really neat when you find one with hand writing in it. I found some Jane Austen books from I think it was 1890. That was really exciting. Books used to be made so much more pretty. They need to start making them that way again.

  3. Thank you Kellie and Kimberly! I am so glad you stopped by my blog. : )

    I definitely love old books, and have been collecting them for the past 10 years. As soon as I step inside an antique shop I make a bee line for the books.

    Kimberly, that is really neat that you found a Jane Austen book from the 1800's! I generally only see more recent reprints in my travels.