Shopping in Columbia, SC: Best Antiques, Vintage, Consignment Shops, and Thrift Stores

Shopping in Columbia, SC: Best Antiques, Vintage, Consignment Shops, and Thrift Stores

2017 is underway, which means it’s a new year of junkin’ journey road trips! To kick it off, we recently headed down the highway to do some shopping in Columbia, SC. Now, Columbia isn’t all that far away from me…and I don’t really know why I waited so long to explore the vintage/junking scene there! Because there are some really amazing antique stores, vintage shops, consignment shops, and thrift stores in Columbia, SC.Read more ›

Shopping in Augusta, GA: Best Antiques, Vintage, and Thrift Stores

Shopping in Augusta, GA: Best Antiques, Vintage, and Thrift Stores

When you think of Augusta, GA, chances are visions of golf, azaleas, and green jackets come to mind, thanks to The Masters tournament. But I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy Augusta…or its sister-from-across-the-river city, North Augusta (which is in South Carolina). Golf aside, let’s talk about shopping in Augusta, GA. Specifically…the best antiques, vintage, architectural salvage, and thrift stores in Augusta and North Augusta.Read more ›

Junkin’ Journey: Charleston, South Carolina (Part 1)

Junkin’ Journey: Charleston, South Carolina (Part 1)

For several years now- literally, years- Jon and I have made plans to take a long weekend in Charleston, South Carolina…but for whatever reason, our plans have been scrapped due to any number of reasons. Finally, FINALLY, we made hotel reservations that we didn’t have to cancel, and a list of shops and eateries that we actually got to try!

And let me tell you- it was worth the wait. We had a MAGNIFICENT time and already have a list of places to check out during our next visit. If you are a junker, a shopper, a foodie, a beer snob, and/or a history buff, then Charleston needs to be on your Bucket List.

Now, truth be told, my kind of junk shopping does not fall under the category of “fine antiques”. While there is plenty of highfalutin antiques within Charleston proper- and we ambled all over the gorgeous downtown districts- most of my shopping happened in every direction surrounding the city! North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, West Ashley, and Johns Island offer plenty of vintage shops, none of which are very far by car. So hop on board and let’s get started!Read more ›