Buying used or vintage stuff doesn't count as materialism or consumerism because it isn't contributing to the supply for new goods. At least that's what I tell myself. So without further apology here is the stuff I've found recently:
First the cookbooks, this one was too gorgeous and for a couple bucks way too good a deal to pass up:
I also love unusual cookbooks and this one seemed fairly unusual:
That is of course until I got home and my dad informed me he already owned a Burmese cookbook. My thunder was sufficiently stolen.
I also just found my own copy of this for only a couple bucks:
I think I'm the only one who likes it but I couldn't resist this teapot:
Here's the back:
And here's the mark on the bottom:
And this mug, the owls!:
Finally I got this box:
I think it probably came with some wine in it or something so it might be silly that I paid for it but I like it and it seemed super useful...now I just have to think of something to put in it.
And now I present a photo essay that illustrates what it is like to try to photograph something with a cat around: