Jul 25, 2014

Long Lazy Days of Summer...NOT!!!!

Howdy lil darlins! I'm so not having lazy days of summer! I'm kicking up my heels and having a rooten' tooten' good ol time! 
I'm enjoying finding time again to nurture my self & my vintage housewife ways! Making & teaching a class of amazing fresh homemade laundry soap...yep during camping in my vintage Trailer with coolest girl group evah! Sisters on the fly!!!!!What could be better?! :)
Nothin I tell ya...and now taking on a lil summer time project is makein' for a non lazy days kind of summer &!i just couldn't wait to share!!!!!
Whelp gals you know where my lovin' of vintage trailers all started! With my lil doll house of a trailer ...a 1953 Field & Stream...Lil' CupCake! Plump full of 1950's vintage goodies & totally a Vintage Housewife camper for sure!!! Kiddos & Daddy-o worked so hard on her...

She was the first pink trailer I'd ever seen way back when & gals just went Vintage Housewife crazy over her! Of course pulled by my 1953 Ford Lucy ...what a pair:) just a vintage gals dream!!!

Now fast forward a bit to this amazing gal!! My Vagabond Gypsy trailer! A 1959 Streamline,  My dream trailer with two beds and enough molding to make a gal swoon!!!! Shiny & simply eye candy for sure! Full of pink appliances & a pink bathroom...oh my oh my...shabby chic , she just reminds me of a house! Winning best interior awards...& super sweet gals beggin if they can leave home and move in!!! :) fun fun fun!

The best part a heartfelt & a romantic story of hubby surprisin' me with her...this gal is the best trailer I have ever seen! This is my prize! 
my Big Ol' Gypsy Gal! Happy For sure with her! Plus once again my hubby & baby chicks help make her perdy!:) great family! Tee hee I'll keep um';)

NOW LOOK AT THIS!!! Summer project!  Yup...another vintage Gal in need of a lil love! 2 weeks ago daddy-o once again found me a gem! And just in time for my longest trip ever! 13 hours...next week!!!

This 1960's Terry was just the purrrrfect fit for me! I have been lookin for a very small trailer with a kitchen up front...we went search in' high and low...one end of California to the other...5 days 14 trailers later...he found this near my home...I have been dreaming of sort of a western cowgirl primitive cozy trailer that would fit right in nestled in the woods on some of my horseback riding adventures...plus small enough to pull long distances..& get back into the most primitive fishing spots! so in a short two weeks...my new gal went from this to this!
This is Moonshine Mama..! 2 weeks she's lookin' pretty darn cute already! Very rustic'primitive & super cozy! Super tiny lil thing...gettin all gussied up with country cozy goods! Dark wood and copper everything I can get my hands on! Sort of a twangy feel I wanna give her! 
She needs paint still and a few odds and ends but this gal is gettin ready for a wonderful camp out real soon!!!! Baby chick painted shutters & old wood signs &  I just love her...isn't she rustic cute! So that's it...another project:) any ideas gals send them my way!!!! Cuz she is far from done!!!!!!

Now kittens I want you to know I am so excited to see how many of you all now have stinkin adorable trailers! Thank you for the emails & comments about how you luv um'....how you want um'...& how we inspire ya...it just brings such joy to know ya'll love them too!!!

Thank you gals! Just a blessed kitten by you all for sure!!!! Thanks for swingin by...for some not so lazy time...can't wait to see what your all up too! Leave a comment so I can pop by:)
Cat~

Jul 2, 2014

Happy 4th! Now go love on a military man!

Oh my I love the 4th of July !!!! I am so excited to have pride for the ol red whit and blue!
When our flag stood for something & we honored who served under it!
So go out and love on a military man! Or woman for that matter give them some extra Thank you's & appreciation! They so deserve it gals!!!!!
Show some good ol down home love for our great USA!
Oh dolls This is my newest old Glory find! A tattered old flag worn out by the winds on a old farm here in the USA ...instead of burning it a wonderful lady who was passionate repurposed it to show your pride!!! Not sure how I felt about it but after talking to her and her passion for this ol flag I would of paid anything to have it! 

So I got it!!! She makes one a year...once her tattered flag is ready to be pulled down she makes her old glory bag! I'm very fortunate to have it! I care for it very gently & can I say oh ya it has 16 pockets! A packers dream!
So can I get a yahoooo sista! And go love on this good ol USA! Hug on our military...let's get back to being thankful for all they do and sacrifice for us all!
Happy 4th USA !!!!!

Jun 24, 2014

Laundry soap makin' good time!

Howdy darlin ladies! I am so excited summer is here! Just getting home from an amazing Vintage camping trip with my girl group Sisters on the Fly:) 

This trip is my kicking summer off trip & I am so excited to pow wow & vintage junk with my gal pals! Yahoo...Camping with them always makes summer a rooten tooten good time!!!

During camping I got to do something so fun!
This past weekend I enjoyed teaching a homemade laundry soap making class! It was so awesome to be outside and having my dear sweetie pie friends making something homemade! I was so excited to teach something that I myself absolutely LOVE making in my home! 
These darlin gals really jumped in and did all the grattin' , sift-in, & darn sweet smellin' mix'n! 
Yes and all out in the good ol outdoors!
We mixed it all up then bottled them in adorable mason jars...ready to do a lil washing & smellin the house up with that clean fresh scent...all the while saving money!!!!! 

What a Vintage housewife goody for sure!
Now this beauty of a photo was a few gals parked curbside right outside my house the night before we left! We had dinner & enjoyed chit chatting near my pool ready for a good ol camping trip ...it was a blast!

Such a hoot camping & some vintage soap making goodness. What could be better I tell ya:)
Thanks for swingin by for yahoo it's summer time!!!!
Cat~

Jun 11, 2014

Rainbow Marketplace

Howdy darlings! I've been so busy two vintage trailer trips under my belt & packing up for another ...I am having such a wonderful time with my gal pals! This past week we met up in rainbow to see Mrs Rita for some beautiful junkin...her show is really the best! Picture heavy enjoy junkin dolls!


So there you have some junkin goodies... I have one of these for my gypsy trailer but not in blue it just took my breath away! I got a good amount of loot...a huge crown to put on my trailer , corbels...some adorable muslin apron shirts...and some vintage Chrystal:) 
Great day:) hugs
Cat~

May 20, 2014

Pismo beach California trailer show!

Hey Gals! Just pullin in from a amazing trailer show out in pismo beach the annual trailer ralley was my first attempt at a kinda car / trailer show! What a blast!
This ralley was sold out for months and I thought on Monday...hmmm...I'll call and see if we can get in...well...WE Did! Scorin' the best darn tooten spot evah!!! A corner with grass with lots of space to decorate:) lucky kitten indeed!
Amazing cars & trailers everywhere! Take a peek...of a few beauties! 


This one was gold! I loooooooved it!

So as you can see a lot of different kinds of vintage trailers about 350-400 of them! So fun Saturday was open to the public with a trailer / car show and people sold goods kinda like a swap meet of 50's goodness!

Tones of vintage camping goodies! And these ...

Ekkkk! One of my gal pals from my girly camping group brought boxes and boxes of vintage aprons!!!!!! I kept wanting to roll around in the vintage goodness!
Now this is the coolest! They delivered dinner to your trailer! Omg I had to try it! Sooooooooo cool:)
One amazing thing about my camp outs is meeting not only sisters from my girl group sisters on the fly...but also meeting ladies out there who read my blog!!!! 
Yuck!  my bad frizzy hair ( the sea air & my hair don't mix!;)
This is Kelley !!!! A reader of my blog! This sweet darlin made me a vintage coca cola bottle cap bracelet, necklace & key chain! Amazingly adorable! We chit chatted a couple of times & got to know just how these trailers change our lives! She was the sweetest thing evah!
Now this Australian doll is the author of the cutest trailer book! So excited I got one!
Ok so this is the crazy part...I got an award out of all the fabulous trailers my gypsy trailer got best interior! Lol crazy!!!:)

Daddy-o & I laughed! We got in on Monday ...fluke...we came home with a award first time! People kept saying they've been going for years and never won a darn thing! Lol what a special blessing:) what a life moment what a blast!!!!!! Everyone was so nice to us!!!!

Now I gotta run...packing up for my next camp out with my gal pals! Cats hittin the road again;)
Thanks for swingin by kittens for some trailer time!!!!!
Cat~
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