Early American Boxes

Early American Boxes

For centuries Americans have used various methods of storing and protecting their important belongings. The variety of those items would at times dictate how the containers were made. What was at hand and suitable gave variety to creating the type and size of the...

Antiquing, FUN & SUN

In addition to fun you might learn some old west history too!   These last two weeks have been all about getting ready for the Old West Show. Grass Valley is situated at roughly 2,500 feet elevation in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range....
Yankee Girl

Yankee Girl

A peek into Halliday House at YANKEE GIRL Early this year, Sue and Gail discussed the idea of leasing space at a small antiques shop.  We were looking for a spot with charm, well managed, and where our inventory would shine.  Applying at Yankee Girl in Petaluma,...
Five men with muscles!!!

Five men with muscles!!!

Bright and early last week five men, two trucks, and a trailer pulled up to the Halliday House barn showroom.  How welcome was that? Five men with muscles!!! Are you kidding? We love the help. Sue and I were prepared and as organized as we could be after all, moving...
The Big Move

The Big Move

After many months of renovation, (removing walls, rats, doors and installing all new windows, skylights, a new door, fir floors, and lighting), we are ready to begin THE BIG MOVE. Sue and I are packing, stacking bins, labeling and organizing for the move. All the...