2014 ROCKS!!

Happy New Year! One year ago Dave and I had not even planned to retire yet, let alone un-retire and open a whole new shop. Isn’t it funny how everything can change—and then change again—all in the course of 365 days? Yes, 2013 was a momentous year for us! We are grateful for all of … Continue reading 2014 ROCKS!!

Thanksgiving Party at Our Place!

I keep seeing a sign floating around Facebook urging people NOT to shop on Thanksgiving because it prevents people who work in retail from spending time with their family and friends on this special day. I appreciate the sentiment, but I've been opening our shop on Thanksgiving night for the past eight years. I can't … Continue reading Thanksgiving Party at Our Place!

Sneak Peek: DIY Kitchen Renovation

Here’s a look at one of the projects we have been working on to make our All Things New Again shop, well, new again. * * * Our little white house in Leesburg, VA is almost 70 years old. The area has changed a lot over those decades—and so has the house. A local family … Continue reading Sneak Peek: DIY Kitchen Renovation


Mom and Dad work hard.  There's no doubt about that. After 15 awesome years of running Sawdust Specialties, they decided it was time to retire so they closed the shop at the end of May. They wanted to sleep in. They wanted to spend more time with their grandchildren. They wanted to relax. My parents … Continue reading Welcome!