January 25, 2013

Friday's Haul

Hello, everyone. I am sorry to hear parts of the country are having extreme cold and lots of snow. We're going the other direction here, as in, when I went walking Thursday it was necessary to change to shorts. Is 2013 the year of extremes or what? 

Today was the one where a friend who has a December birthday and I got together to celebrate, since mine is in early January. She had a great Groupon for a  restaurant we'd neither one ever tried before, so that was fun and the food was good, plus we had time to catch up. 

After leaving there was no point in not stopping at a couple of thrift shops on the way home, especially ones I don't get to that often. First stop was a Goodwill. There I found a number of items, including it just dawned on me, three that didn't make it into the pictures. Mentally add a little square bottle, a pyrex lid for a refrigerator box and a small
silver tray. In addition, found were  three books, some thing in a package to use with vines for Mr. B, a square pillow cover, bag full of stuff and four small cuties. The children's book is very interesting, published when Russia was still the USSR.


Here are the little items, a wooden inspirational saying, a box like a French envelope, a bird nest and an egg cup with feet.
Then there was the bag. For $2.99 I got this:
In an extra-large ziplock were dozens of cards, envelopes, embellishments and two Christmas ornaments, one from Tiffany. There are cards for Christmas, New Year, Halloween, blank and Hawaiian Christmas, Mary Engelbreit and more. 

At the Assistance League were found a box of Scottie dog cards from Harrod's in London and two scarves. One of those is Halston and the other from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and looks never used. 

All in all, a fine batch of Friday treasures. I hope those of you stuck inside with cold and snow aren't going through thrift/yard sale withdrawal; weather so bad you can't hunt for bargains is a terrible thing to endure! Linking to the party at Coastal Charm for Nifty Thrifty Tuesday http://linda-coastalcharm.blogspot.com/

Have a great weekend, 
Michele




2 comments:

Karen Mary Butterfly said...

Sounds like the perfect day! Love the treasures you found! I never get lucky and find vintage cards like that! How fun!
Karen

Tricia said...

Wow, you really did unearth a lot of treasure for one day! I'm sure you'll find some cool things to do with all the vintage cards!