I promise I didn't drop off the face of the earth! I guess I've just been busy with life. Nothing in particular but everything in general.
I am gearing up for a big yard sale day tomorrow. One of my favorite church sales starts in the morning at 6:00 a.m. I hope to be there when they open the door!
On my weekly thrift store trip I ran across this child's ride on toy. As I was trying to research it last night I couldn't remember what they were called. Hot Wheels? No-- that's the little matchbox size car. Power Wheels? Nope-- those are operated by batteries. I had to consult my husband who thought about it for a while and then shouted BIG WHEEL! Do you remember these? They were a low riding pedal powered tricycle with a BIG wheel on the front and two small wheels on the back. Well, imagine my delight when I ran across this one last night! It's a police car! I paid $6.88 but I figured I could re-sell it and at least double or triple my money. It was a little worse for wear but I decided to chance it anyway.
So I buy it and load it in my car. Fast forward until this afternoon when I unload my car.
Since I was unloading my car and had my iPhone handy I figured I would snap a couple of pictures of some of my recent finds. Look at this neat basket! The lid says Lady Love Cosmetics. I was drawn in by the red, white and blue color scheme. I thought about Shara and her basket collection when I found it. It will be going to one of the booths.
Please ignore the crusty tote. I used it to stage my photos.
I would also like to report that I did my first curb pick last week! I was riding in a car and saw a "free" table set up by the sidewalk. I screamed "stop the car" and was out the door in a flash! It was a table loaded with Disneyana. I tried to use restraint and save some for others. This is what I got:
2 large melamine plates, a small melamine plate, a button, a couple of plastic cups and saucers and TWO Mickey Mouse Glasbake mugs. For free. I couldn't believe it! They are in perfect condition with no chips or cracks. I researched everything and it looks like the items are worth around $50.00.
Much of what I buy is for resale. Sometimes I like to buy things for me. Example:
A beautiful, decorative Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities book.
The spine is just as pretty.
Ok...turn your head sideways for this one. A set of decorative keys on a huge ring. I know they're brass but me likes anyway!
I didn't mean to write a book but it's been awhile and we had stuff to talk about. Right?
Until next time,