Shopping in Asheville, NC: Best Antiques, Vintage, and Thrift Stores

Shopping in Asheville, NC: Best Antiques, Vintage, and Thrift Stores

Asheville, NC is one of my favorite day trips. It’s not too far away from where I live, and hosts a number of destinations that my husband and I both love. And I completed a Junkin’ Journey on Asheville early in my blogging days, but over the years, that post has gotten severely outdated.Read more ›

Shopping in Charlotte, NC: Best Antiques, Vintage, Architectural Salvage, and Thrift Stores

Shopping in Charlotte, NC: Best Antiques, Vintage, Architectural Salvage, and Thrift Stores

Ever since we moved to the Carolinas, I’ve really fallen in love with Charlotte, NC. It’s just the right-sized city for me- big enough to have it all and “feel” like a city, but not ridiculously overwhelming or impossible to navigate. And so it’s high time for me to blog about shopping in Charlotte, NC – specifically looking for the best antiques, vintage, architectural salvage, and thrift stores in Charlotte (and Concord, NC, as well).Read more ›

Antiquing in Marion and Black Mountain, NC

Antiquing in Marion and Black Mountain, NC

As you may remember, I have a particular fondness for the Appalachians in the fall. When the leaves on the trees wash the mountains in a perpetual sunset and “Nature’s glitter” swirls and twirls behind the car as we zoom by. This time around, we didn’t go too far from home and explored towns along Interstate 40 just east of Asheville, focusing on Black Mountain, NC and Marion, NC. Read more ›

Shopping in Boone, NC: Best Antiques, Vintage, and Thrift Stores

Shopping in Boone, NC: Best Antiques, Vintage, and Thrift Stores

As soon as the first inkling of Fall hits- be it a nip in the air, the faintest color on leaves, or pumpkin ANYTHING- we get a hankering for a road trip into the mountains. Autumn and mountain life just seem to go hand-in-hand. And since it’s September, it seemed natural for us to pack up the truck in search of vistas and vintage. This time around, we decided to go to Boone, NC, a place we’ve been before but never fully explored, in search of the best antique stores and thrift stores.Read more ›