Thursday, January 6, 2011

Reaching 200 and An Auction

I went to my first auction for 2011 last night.  There is another one tonight and one more on Saturday!

But before I share about that, I would like to say thank you to all of my followers.  I reached 200 on Tuesday and that felt like quite an accomplishment.  Thanks you so much for following along and I hope I don’t disappoint you!  I have a lot of ideas brewing at this point, just hoping to find the time to get it all done.  So again,

THANK YOU!!!

I am going to be putting together a giveaway of a collection of my auction finds from the next few days.  Please check back!

It is going to be a crazy day here, especially with the snow coming to our area tomorrow.  So, everything meant to be done in the next two days needs to be crammed into just today, so please excuse me if I am quick!

Isn’t it all so pretty!

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I was able to get seven of these lovely juice glasses.  I will admit, I had not noticed them ahead of time, no one was bidding on them and I thought they looked like my friend Kathy’s pattern.  So, Kathy, if it is, they are for you!  If not, they are too cute and they will be for me!

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Don’t they make a pretty little family?  A momma and her chicks!  Look for these when Easter comes around!

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Some sheet music.  I have a ton already, but couldn’t pass up on “Make Room for the Joy”!

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A beautiful old mail scale.  Fun.

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Some more fun handkerchiefs.

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And my favorite one!  Do you think the lovely lady who owned this put it around her neck and turned it to the correct “direction” for her husband?  Stop! Go! Caution! SOS! 

I think that would be very helpful for my husband at times!

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And, I went after one particular thing last night.  They had several and I was hoping for one.  The auction spirits were on my side and I walked away with all five!

I will wait till there is some snow on the ground to take pictures of those!  That is a pretty good clue but you will just have to wait and see!

So if you are still with me here at the bottom, and your name begins with “C”, or someone you love’s name begins with “C”, and you would be interested in the “C” handkerchiefs up above…

The first two people who leave a comment for me expressing their interest, I would be happy to send one to you!

Please just make sure that you include your email and request the pink or the brown.  Once I have your email I will contact you for your address!

Since there are so many great little hankies, I thought I would share this post over at Freckled Laundry party for some fun!

Have a great day!

Laura

7 comments:

Beth @beth-adam.blogspot.com said...

I LOVE the Brown one!!! :) Everyone calls me the crazy cat lady so that's perfect!! hehe :)

Beth

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michelle said...

Love your finds! Those pitchers are beautiful and the scale is really cool! You scored great last night!

Tammy@beatrice banks said...

Love auctions! You found some great things! Adore them all! I have a very dear friend named Cindy. So if no one claims the pink hankie, I'd love to gift her with it.
tammy- bbanks411@gmail.com

Renee @ where the grass is greener said...

Beautiful finds! I especially love the scale and all the hankies.

Kathy said...

Great find on the juice glasses, they are super cute! Close to my pattern, but not quite. Enjoy! Let's hunt for a glass rack for you to display them!!!

Sarah Crank said...

Love all your auction find posts! Our last name is Crank I would love the pink one!
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freckled laundry said...

All are gorgeous finds. Love the handkerchiefs! Thank you so much for sharing with air your Laundry Friday. My last name begins with C but it looks like those C hankies were gobbled right up. Very generous of you to offer them though!

xoxo,
Jami