All posts tagged: Chatham MA

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There has been lots of fog while we have been on vacation in Cape Cod,  but it looks so cool!  One of our favourite places to visit is Monomoy Point Nature Reserve.  The dunes at Provincetown are a wonderful place to visit and get a serious leg workout climbing them! Can you see the chair at the top of this dune? I wanted to sit in it so badly! We spotted this shark on a disused lifeguard station. Looking for shells is always a winning activity.  A quick jaunt in Nickerson State Park. Looking out at one of the ponds at Nickerson State Park. Low tide at the beach nearest to where we are staying. More fog! Sitting on top of Doane Rock. Lookout viewing stations at Chatham Light Beach. A few snaps from our holidays so far. I have picked up a few bargains from the Cape thrift shops which I am hoping to share with you this week.  Happy Tuesday x

Thrifting on Cape Cod

It will come as no surprise to you that I actively sought out thrift and antique shops while we were on holiday in Cape Cod. There is a plethora of church thrift shops over there which are great places to find some amazing stuff if you are willing to have a good root about, and I am willing! From a church thrift shop in Chatham, I found a lovely little cup and saucer with the most delightful design. I feel inspired to draw lots of cute buildings every time I look at it. It is Danish, but I am not sure how old it is. One of our favourite shops on the cape is Buddhas and Beads in Eastham and it was there that I can across a box of goodies which included these pelican key chains which are all ready to be mailed at the costly expense of a 4 cent stamp. I can’t find the pelicans online, but it appears that stamps were 4 cents in the late 1950’s. On the other side …