Happy Friday, Hanna here! I had so much fun with Erica last weekend between the thrifting and antique finds, to the lazy trash tv and wine in bed (just wine for me, Erica wasn't quite up to partaking two nights in a row.) I got a very excited phone call from Erica on her way up Friday exclaiming that Yankee Traders was open! I've been there one other time where I found my creepy pixie shakers, you can read about them here. Yankee Trader can have some funky hours but is totally worth the trip if you are on the North Oregon Coast. It is right off 101 between Seaside and Gearhart and the owner has an AMAZING collection. They are open May-December and then she closes to completely rearrange the store. This place is jam packed with treasures that I know all of you would love.
If you are a reader, you are aware I have an affinity for deer. They just need to come home with me! Well, I was browsing the store and happened to peak out a window to see a cement deer sitting outside. When I asked the owner about the deer she explained it had been her mother's. She was so sweet and offered it to me, but I wasn't quite sure (I'm the person that fills her cart and puts everything back.) I told her I would take a look at her when I was loading up Erica's treasures and decide. She wasn't going to be at her store the next day but said I could come by and just take the deer and come pay later. What a sweet and trustworthy lady, right? Well when I locked eyes with this sassy little bambi, my heart stopped. She had to be mine. I ran back inside and paid right away. Now she has a home with my other 2 and I can officially say I have a cement deer collection!
Erica also bought me a few little gifts:
I also thrifted a few Christmas treats.
There was one tragedy last weekend. One of my sweet neighbors was moving into a retirement living facility after living in her home for 30 plus years. When I spoke to her last week she seemed upbeat and ready for a change, so I was happy for her. Her son was having a sale for her Saturday morning. The tragedy was that only one Sister was able to get herself to the sale. It was probably for the best, Erica always gets the good stuff when we go to sales together. I had been praying since I heard my neighbor was moving that her house was bursting with Pyrex. Well, it wasn't bursting, but the 2 pieces she had did come home with me.
Well, thats all for me! Matt and I are off to take Miss Piper truffle hunting in this beautiful Oregon weather tomorrow, so wish us luck!
Always a Pleasure,