Second Hand Roses: The Junktiquing Road



Second Hand Roses

Second Hand Roses

Second Hand Roses: The Junktiquing Road documents my journeys into the world of second hand and the life lessons gleaned along the way.


Publication Date:
Feb 05 2010
About the author:
Dawn Edwards is a 44-year-old writer, medical transcriptionist, blogger, work-at-home mom, and self-professed thrift store “junkie.” Her specialized writing topics include inspirational essays, politics, parenting, consumer affairs, environmental affairs, and humor.

Her writing credits include inclusion in the anthology by best-selling author Arielle Ford, Hot Chocolate for the Mystical Lover. Her story, in conjunction with the Hot Chocolate for the Mystical Lover release was also featured in the January 2001 issue of Redbook magazine. Another story has appeared in the anthology God Allows U-Turns by Allison Gappa-Bottke. Ms. Edwards has also been published in New Beginnings by La Leche League. She has contributed also to various websites including Associated,,,,, and Her work has been considered for the Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books.

Radio interviews include the radio talk show “Live Your Purpose Radio” with Michelle Vandepas of Your Divine Purpose, on Blog Talk Radio on September 15, 2009; “Jill and Friends” with host Jill Lawrence on Wisdom Radio; and “The Quest,” a Seattle-based self-help radio/Internet program. She has appeared on television on the Fox morning news on WFLD-TV in Chicago. She most recently was featured on Talking Books TV with Michelle Vandepas.

She lives in a small town west of Chicago with her husband, Alexander, and her son Julius. An avid second-hand shopper, Dawn is always looking for inspiration.

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