Before heading out of town Thursday morning to meet Hanna for Plucky Maidens, Maddie & I made a stop at an estate sale. We haven't been to very many good ones this summer so anytime one sounds even a little bit promising, we try and make an effort to get to it. We were a little rushed but managed to grab some pretty great things.
Maddie got this suitcase to keep her old magazines in for SMASHing. We also brought home another little deer friend for our collection.
Last year at the Plucky Maidens Holiday Show, Maddie picked out a jewelry box that had received a little Magpie Ethel Magic from Laurie. You can see that awesome creation here. Ever since then, she has been on the lookout for another jewelry box so that she can try her hand at decoupaging. I will definitely do a blog post when we get around to doing it. She found the perfect one!
This pottery vase is unmarked and really heavy. I was also happy to find the Betty Crocker New Picture Cookbook since I didn't have it yet.
No way was I leaving this thermos behind, especially with the turquoise lid! I thought I already had the glass embossed measuring cup but I'm glad I bought it because I actually had the smaller version. The ice tray is the first that I have ever found that is a double. I love it!
A couple of weeks ago, I found a California souvenir tablecloth at an estate sale. They were asking $40.00 for it and wouldn't budge on the pricing, even though it was pretty stained up and smelled of nicotine. I really wanted it but for $40, I had to walk away. Well, I was rewarded for my self control with this pristine & perfect beauty.
My favorite find would have to be the Pyrex blue 402. After I got home, I did a little digging in my Pyrex cupboard and found out that it was exactly what I needed to complete my Horizon Blue mixing bowl set!
So after doing a little bit of research, I was able to determine that this set only has three bowls. There is no 404 blue bowl. Does that sound right to all you other Pyrex collectors?
Now, here is the best part of the sale.....when we went up to pay, the Pyrex bowl and Maddie's suitcase didn't have prices on them. Everything else added up to $13. When I told the guy that I owed him $13 plus whatever the suitcase and bowl were, he said to me "How about $10 for it all?". Sold! I love honest to goodness estate sales where the sole purpose is to get rid of stuff and not make a ton of money, don't you?
I'm linking up with:
Have A Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson for SYC Thursday
The Thrifty Groove for Thrifty Things Friday
How Sweet The Sound for Pink Saturday
The Cottage Market for Junkin' Joe