Monday, January 22, 2018


I have mentioned before that Yesteryears of Tennga is one of my favorite shopping places in my home county. Just drive up Highway 411( Pathway to the Smokies) until you almost reach the state line. Situated in an old country store on the left side of the road you will see many items that grab your attention.

Here are some photos from their FaceBook page. I am thinking the next time I am at Grimmwood I will have to go and check out their new things.

I love this farmhouse sign.

We think a lot of Sweet Tea in the Sunny South.

Another farm house sign along with an old Tobacco basket hanging on the wall.

Proud to be a Georgia Peach when I am not an Alabama Belle.

I could just see a lot of gee gaws displayed in this old thing...not sure what it is!! Feel free to share if you know what it is.

This is a genuine old dough bowl. These run in the $200 range. I am happy with my reproduction but if I ever come across the real thing at a price I can afford, it will be coming home with me.

Hope you enjoyed a visit to Yesteryears. If you are ever traveling up that way, stop in and visit the nice ladies who own the store. They are only there on Thursday Friday and Saturday so plan accordingly.


Sandy said...

Might that be a nail holder. Kind of small though.
I spotted 45's in one of the pictures. I still have my collection.
I need to do some smalls that are non seasonal for my dough bowl. I have plans for it beyond the farmhouse. That news is still coming.

Robin in Virginia said...

What a fabulous place to browse and shop! Arlene, thank you for sharing the pictures.

Mrs.T said...

That would be my guess also ... some sort of display bin for nails, etc. sorted out by size, and the labels on each one in the little brackets on the front of each section.

If we ever get down your way, Yesteryears looks like a place we would love to visit!

RJ said...

Now that is my kind of store Arlene. I would want to go all the time.
I think those metal towers were in the old hardware stores and they held small hardware items like nuts, bolts, nails etc. Oh would they be fun to play with.

Dough bowls are so expensive these days. I was very lucky to find a big one that looks alot like your photo probably 15 years ago for $25 in a big antique mall near us. The man brought home over 100 of them from his travels and sold them all at low prices. You know he got them for way less. I bet he wished he held on to them now that they are so popular and so overpriced.

Sandy I still have all of my 45's too. RJ

Terri D said...

I love visiting shops like that!

Rian said...

I'm guessing some sort of display case too... There's one that's similar holding cookie cutters at a kitchen shop around here. It does look like a fun place to browse.

Visits With Mary said...

Just my kind of store, would love to spend the afternoon there just browsing.

Mari said...

I love stores like that! I think I need to come down and wander through it with you. :)

Mary said...

This is the kind of shopping I love!! I would love to have one of those real tobacco holders and I have been looking for a few years for a real dough bowl. I went to a garden club sale in my town and was reaching for a beautiful old dough bowl when another woman reached over and grabbed it...It was marked 1$!!! My entire weekend I was depressed over losing out...she knew I was reaching for it much for being polite!! Yes, that is a nail holder, we used to have a hardware store in town that was in business for decades, it had one of those in it that held nails. Now the store is a restaurant! I hope we both find one for a reasonable price!!!

Arlene @Nanaland said...

Well thanks to all of you who told me what the mystery object is...a nail holder from a hardware store. I guess I neglected to say that this store is in GEORGIA!! Mary, that made me so sad that you lost out on that dough bowl. Some people are so rude.

Mary said...

Arlene, to have a dough bowl for 1$ would have been my greatest buy...I hope she is enjoying her bowl as much as I would have....