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Feb 16, 2012

Estate Sale Finds-Color Edition!

Wonderful, unique finds! What a rush.
Thursday afternoons I get a bit of "time off." I go to any appointments, lunch with a friend, and, lately, estate sales. Recent finds:
Kitchen linens; want to keep them all (rather than sell)
I don't know if I will be able to pull off the busy print on the right, but someone will!Canister set! $8; not the best deal but still great
Bag is cute. Boy is SUPER cute.
On another note,
I have been to Aldi three times this week.
I am not a details, listy person...just ideas and wild dreams all the time,
brain always whirring and busy...very disorganized...signing up for too much,
so it makes sense (dumb sense) that I always forget that onion or parmesan cheese
while on an intentional "meal plan minded" grocery run.

I need help! Someone organize my life!

Anyway,

Sweet Aldi checker gal Katy and I are on a first name basis, plus she knows the kids' names. I guess Story's sweet spirit/adorb factor and Wilder's gorgeous grin/tip of the nose specs are unforgettable.
Duh. Of course they are.

I told check out lady Katy that today we made no-bake cookies and were just enjoying the weather.

She said, "awwww I am so jealous."

Friends, this was just the jolt of reality I needed. So often I take for granted that I get to stay home with my babies, making cookies, making messes, adhering to very lax schedules. And not every mom who wants to do that, gets to. It just helped shift back my focus a little.

Thank you so much, check out lady; throw in some free chocolates and you'll never get rid of me.

17 comments:

tricia said...

Great finds and GREAT reminder. Did I see you're not coming to Creative Estates? Boo! :(

Alyson @Eisley Rae said...

Girl, you always find the most beautiful vintage goodies! I'm jealous!! I'm in LOVE with the towels!

Kaitlin Mattingly said...

how sweet are all of these photos.
your kiddies are darling

xo kaitlin
kaitgirl

ginanorma said...

Those finds are truly GReat!! I adore that tin flower box and the linens AND the canisters!!! Fun!

Calliforniaction. said...

so cool post:) xoxo

Kara said...

I love this! I need to find an estate sale in my area!

Jenna said...

It sure is fun to see what you find. How many estate sales was that?
And yes, I just had that very same reminder from someone earlier this week. I am so very grateful for my flexible schedule.

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Lovely photos dear! Those potholders are adorable!

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Emily B. said...

Sweet finds, I LUh-uv the kitchen towels! And that was an awesome reminder from the check-out lady. It is a gift that you (and I) get to spend our days with our littles!

Wenzel Family said...

are you selling that flower tin box??? i LOVE it!!!

breitenbach8 said...

you should bring Katy some of your homemade cookies next time! great finds. love all the color :)

CanineThespian said...

Wow! What a haul. So jealous of those canisters and that floral tin box, all great finds.
xx Nicole
www.caninethespian.com

kit and nancy. said...

the floral tin and those mugs! amazing! thanks for sharing. loving all of that colour.

katygirl said...

Those towels are so fun!

MessyMerci said...

Hi this is my first time on your blog- I'm lovin all the color especially the tin and the cannisters. And it's so adorable how your kiddies inspect everything-reminds me of my daughter they are such little helpers.

Ameryn Marie said...

What great finds! I have to say, I'm a bit jealous!

Drea said...

I love those containers you found! the green ones. so awesome.