I was just telling Sister this morning that I feel like our little ol' blog has been being neglected. You would think that while the kids are out of school we would be in vacation mode, right? Wrong. Not only are we busy with the regular day to day rituals of life, we now have a puppy thrown into the already chaotic mix. I am really looking forward to the kids going back to school next week so that I can get some sense of normalcy back. Working out, thrifting, and regular day to day organizing and cleaning have suddenly taken a back seat. I have told you all of this before but I am a major creature of habit and I need a routine! I have snuck in a little thrifting here and there though between errands so at least I have some reward for my tireless efforts as a mom/wife/puppy trainer, etc...
I love this gambling inspired Hazel Atlas ice bucket. I find these Anchor Hocking checkered mugs quite often but never with the name of anybody I know. My mother in law's name is Pamela so she was super excited to get this. Ever since I started collecting vintage kitchen stuff, she has been slowly trying to acquire little bits and pieces for her kitchen too so this was perfect!
I'm one more tray closer to finding all the states. I tend to find the most of these at Goodwill. I'm still not sure how old they are exactly. I also found this little McCoy planter in one of the newly wheeled out bins. Some guy asked me in line where I found it. When I told him in the bin, he got kind of huffy and told me that he didn't think that was fair. I see this guy all the time. He is a dealer and not a very nice one at that. He was just mad because I found it first and that it was only 49 cents! Maybe next time he should check out the bins first and not the jumbled up action figures in the toy section!
He also wasn't too happy to see that I found a Swanky Swig. I guess it just wasn't his day. This was in the display case that we were standing in front of while waiting in line! Anybody know why they would price something for 99 cents and still feel it is valuable enough to keep in a locked case?
This box of cards was in a huge Ziploc bag along with a bunch of more current cards. They have never been used and the graphics are still so vibrant.
I picked up this fabric a while back and it is now home in Astoria with Sister. She has some secret project that she is going to use it for. I had no problem letting her have this fabric after she called and told me that she needed some of my vintage tablecloths for this secret project.
Vintage tablecloths for a secret project that I am pretty sure involves some cutting? I'll just let the following photo explain my thoughts on that whole scenario
Is anybody else having issues with Blogger? When I go to upload photos, the Browse button is missing. The only way that I was able to upload pictures to this post was by opening Google Chrome instead of Internet Explorer. Also, when I go to link up at The Thrifty Groove and Coloradolady, all of the link up stuff is gone. There are no links there from other blogs and the buttons you push to enter the link party are all missing too. Help!!!
Talk to you all soon,