pancakes with peanut butter and jelly ( cherry ) a medical top I got at the Garden Ridge store to use as a paint smock and when I use glue - my clothes are a mess hopefully it will help and it was a bargain a $9.99. the cute vintage Christmas stockings were a rummage sale find and so wonderful I had to get them and the mirror was free - yes free - I stopped at an estate sale that ended early the lady said the leftovers are over there help yourself take what you want - I saw the mirror and took it .
I tossed and turned last night . I went to an estate sale and saw some mid century modern folding chairs. and thought about them all evening today was 1/2 price day and I I got up so early and waited in line for the sale to open and got them - I knew my daughter would like them and they would make the perfect Christmas gift. I sent the photo to her in an email she said yes she loved them . I don't get to see or talk to her as often as I would like, She and her husband Mike will come down from Chicago for Thanksgiving. I will get to see her on her visit yay ! - They have many places to go friends and family will keep them busy. I will give them to her then they will go to New York for Xmas I think . this is a photo from the estate sale - cool huh ? I was so afraid I would sleep late and miss them - but I got there and Jason helped me put them in the car - Hes is the owner of Kiel estate sales and since I like them, I met him at one and just love him - his are the best sales he prices are fair and his workers have things so neat and tidy and organized - I have gone to some that are - well - not as tidy and organized . Estate sales are the Best for someone looking for good used furniture - dishes, cookware, any thing for a house hold - and many times collectibles toys holiday decorations - I get a sense of the people by looking at their stuff - the coffee pot the dishes the linens the kitchen and living rooms the bedrooms - many are deceased or moved in with family or a senior living center some are just downsizing and moving into an apartment or closer to family . what ever the reason I look at their much loved items they kept for sometimes many years and feel a kindred spirit with them. I am often tempted to buy a lot but tell myself "focus Pat " I did get some things for myself yesterday at the sale and a yard sale on my street - some suitcases for decoupage and some vintage tablecloths I have them soaking in Biz some Christmas ornaments a used glue gun and a bunch of glue sticks . yep it has been a good thrifty weekend .