Antiques Iowa has great stuff for your college apartment!  Just remember to bring Mom/Dad or the Grands to pay for it…or their credit card.   Every day our Dealers bring in cool, kitschy stuff.  Wouldn’t it be great to have your own candy/peanut machines?    Way back in my prehistoric    college years our only Freshman/SophmoreContinue reading “COOL COLLEGE…JUNK STUFF!”

SUMMER was my vacation!

***Antiques Iowa is having a 4th of July Weekend SALE & all photos featured in the blog post are mall merchandise! *** My favorite summer vacations – well I didn’t have any real ones, like when as a family you traveled to the Black Hills etc., saw stuff & stayed in a motel or cabin.  Continue reading “SUMMER was my vacation!”


  Isn’t it wonderful that tin/aluminum is the “gift” for 10th anniversaries & that our anniversary is next month.  On Saturday, May 17th,  Antiques Iowa will celebrate with 10 Hours of 10th Anniversary Fun!   I am so grateful for the blessings that these last 10 years have given me.  On that day, May 17th, weContinue reading “TIN FOR TEN…Antique Iowa’s 10TH ANNIVERSARY!”


SPRING BREAK SALE MARCH 14TH – 24TH Last weekend, Antiques Iowa was crazy busy. Spring was sweetly warming up our days. Everyone was out enjoying. I thought that I would just take some pictures of green glass in Antiques Iowa.                     May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. MayContinue reading “SPRING BLESSINGS!”


I’m at that fun stage of life where I THINK weddings & babies… wedding showers & baby showers…because I go to lots of them.  It’s about my kids, my friend’s kids, my nieces & nephews.  No, that is a lie; it is not about my kids etc.  I love this stage of life because IContinue reading “Think WEDDING!”

Give light and people will find the way.

Give light and people will find the way. ~ Ella Baker I was reading in the March CLM (Country Living Magazine) that vintage camp lanterns and old barn lanterns are one of the top five collectibles for 2014.  So this morning I walked through Antiques Iowa to see if we had any.  Look what IContinue reading “Give light and people will find the way.”

New Year: New Resolutions

What is this all about? I’m more than halfway through January and I’m finally thinking about resolutions? No, I’m thinking about sticking with resolutions that I made on Jan. 1st.  How long does it take you to forget your New Year’s Resolutions? This year, I’m going to 1. Make time for more fun and moreContinue reading “New Year: New Resolutions”