Happy Summer Vacation!
Finally, after what seems like forever, Maddie had her last day of school yesterday. We have been having super nice, Summer like weather here in Oregon for the last few weeks so it seems like she should have been out of school a long time ago!
Graduation and the party went off without a hitch. Thank you all so much for your happy wishes for Alex. He started his job on Monday and seems pretty excited for the next phase of his life. But I still woke up to my driveway full of cars, a fire smoldering in the firepit, and a bunch of boys sleeping throughout my house. I guess old habits die hard, huh?
Treasure hunting season is in full swing here and I have been lucky enough to hit some pretty good sales so far.
I found this tablecloth at a sale recently and the sweet lady running it told me that she used it in all 5 of her children's weddings on the cake table. I love stories like that! It's still in pristine condition so she obviously took very good care of it.
I tend to migrate more toward brighter and pastel colored tablecloths but like I said, she took really good care of her linens so I saw no reason to leave these behind.
After hearing how that not only do I collect vintage tablecloths but I also use them, she ran into the house and brought out this one for me too. She told me it would be perfect for Summer and that she rarely uses them anymore so she wanted this one to have a good home. She was so sweet!
I haven't been finding a lot of pottery lately so I was pretty surprised to find these at the thrift. The green tumbler isn't old, but has that vintage look to it. I also have a pink one that I found a few years ago. The USA marked turquoise piece was full of messy, crumbly moss that I promptly threw away in the Goodwill trash can before I put it in my car.
I drove by a sale on Thursday on my way to pick up Maddie from school and found these Lustro Ware shakers and Japan marked rooster. I already have a set of these shakers and also the twin to the rooster but the lady only charged me a dollar for all of it. I don't need to explain further, do I?
Maddie found these books at the used bookstore that we trade books at. She told me that they weren't very old but that they would be good in her collection or to craft with.
And on the Pyrex front, a while back I came across another pink Butterprint. You all know how rare and hard to find these are. So when I spotted this one in an antique mall, during their annual sale, I crossed my fingers and hoped it would be a good price. $20 bucks with lid. Yep, that's a good price!
The best part (besides the uber cheap price) was the fact that it was the 471 which is exactly the one I needed to complete my casserole set.
Have a great weekend, everyone! I am going to link up with Melissa for Thrifty Things Friday, Jann for SYC Thursday, The Cottage Market for Junkin' Joe, and How Sweet The Sound for Pink Saturday.
Until next time~