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Reunited…

Early in the fall I went to a garage sale, Em told me had owl things for a quarter!  I bought this cute big eyed owl.

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When my parents came over for my birthday, they brought some second hand owls for me.  In the bunch were these two big eyed babies….

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I remember saying, those look so familiar… hmmm

Well tonight as I was looking for something in my room, I looked at my book shelf with the one big eyed owl, and it clicked {you know a light bulb moment}… That’s the Momma!  I brought her into the kitchen where the big eyed babies were…. A family REUNITED!

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Sew Awesome…

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Look at the detail….

This my friends is my Goodwill treasure…. Thank you Dad, Mom, and Roxanne!  I saw this a few weeks ago, but it was $45.00 and to me that was too high for Goodwill {although I know in an antique store it would have been way more}… So yesterday my hubby and I went in and I was looking at books, he wandered off and came over to me and said, “I found something I think you would like, it’s an old sewing machine”… I informed him I had seen a week ago but the price was too high for me, he went back over and said, “It’s $25.00″…. WHAT, wait… I went over and sure enough the $45.00 was crossed out and it was marked down to $25.00, but wait I never leave home without my $5.00 off coupon….. So this beauty cost me 20 BUCKS!!

NOW…. for my next 20 dollar purchase….

From Marshall’s

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A GIANT acorn…. I know some of you will think I am crazy, but it was marked down from $55.00… Here is an idea at the HUGENESS of my acorn…

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That is my Pepsi can from lunch…. 😉

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Goodwill Goodies

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I went to Goodwill today, and hit the jack pot!  I got an old washboard {I am going to repaint it} I was even thinking of painting the metal with chalkboard paint.   A huge wooden pumpkin, a giant glass jar with a chalkboard oval, big urn {should I paint it} ?, big green glass ornament, and an acorn candle holder.

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Vintage Children’s books, a couple books to set out for Valentine’s day, I like using books in my decor, a couple books for me, a children’s nursery rhyme book and Amber glass children’s divided plate with nursery rhymes on it.

The best part… I was able to use 2 FIVE dollar OFF coupons… Our local Pennysaver gives weekly $5 off coupons on any purchases of $15.00 or more.  Of course it’s one per transaction, I got a nice lady who let me split my purchases into 2 transactions…

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Type Hype

I went to Goodwill yesterday {I haven’t been there in ages} and I only bought ONE thing and it was only $1.00 That my friends is a first….  I tend to gravitate to typewriters, in fact my first tassel purchase was a typewriter… I am sure this cutie held business cards and a pen, but I will find a new use for it, not sure what yet, but it was too cute to leave on the shelf.

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Goodwill Goodies

Wooden key {it is going to get a paint job, any color suggestions}?  Silver cream and sugar bowl, I just love picking up little silver pieces, {I still need to post the mini ones I found too cute}, giant soup ladle {again with the things that aren’t to scale… LOVE it} probably going to rub some kind of paint over all that gold {any ideas}?, sliver plated {and chipped up} candle stick holder that I know will get spray painted black {I can see it now}, and a lonely quail salt and pepper shaker {missing it’s mate} I am thinking I could turn it into a tassel or paint it all white?? hmmmmmmm Oh boy I have projects {like I needed new ones} 😉

A bread dough gingerbread boy, did any of you know I H-E-A-R-T anything gingerbread, except the actual cookies yucky… Lots of my Christmas decor is gingerbread I love these guys…. Found this 14 inch cutie for $3.50.

Old children’s books, they have some of the best illustrations…

I love this woman’s decor and check out those chandeliers!

All of this plus a pair of Quicksilver shorts for my son, and a long sleeve Polo shirt for my hubby for under 20 bucks!!

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I was doing the usual… dishes, changing sheets, folding laundry, when my mom calls….

Mom: “are you going to be home?”

Me: “yes”

Mom: “Okay we bought you something and are coming over to give it to you.”

Me: “Alright!”

Ding Dong….

Aren’t these the GREATEST tv trays ever??  They are almost toile like and I LOVE them… 

Then one more treat…

A mini toile tea cup and saucer….

I am super happy my parents LOVE to antique….  Thanks dad and mom!

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Goodwill Green

Look at the “green” I got at Goodwill

The vans are my oldest sons size and he is SUPER into green right now…

The dishes I just couldn’t pass up, all my purchases came to…

$8.25!

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