Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Goodwill Goodies

 

Happy Tuesday everyone! Hope you are all enjoying your day. Another wonderful weather afternoon here. I just looked at the forecast and it looks like rain for the end of the week. So we better enjoy it while we can!

I went to the Salvation Army and Goodwill yesterday and found some goodies~

This pitcher I got at the Salvation Army. It was $10.00 but I liked it so much I was willing to pay a little more than my usual “thrifting budget”!

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Here are the other things I got. I am excited about the mirror. I have been looking for a mirror to put in our office. I think I will do this makeover first!

The bowl is heavily coated in a VERY shiny finish! And aren’t the ivy leaves gorgeous!? This bowl could prove to be quite a challenge! But I am up for it!

I got another Kleenex box, a square one this time. And a couple of glass canisters with wooden lids.

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Here is a close up of the little picture. I am going to paint and prim up the frame.

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It was a good day! I also got a prim rake, but my camera battery died. I will take a picture and post that soon.

Thought I would share these cute napkins I found at Target! I just love them!

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Here is a picture of my MOST favorite turkey! I have had him FOREVER! I got him at a craft show a LONG time ago! And every year I get him out! I plopped him in my big bowl of pumpkins and gourds for a picture…who knows maybe he will stay there! :)

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And last but certainly not least! It is our daughter Emily’s 15th Birthday today! Boy does time fly, people always tell you that and I never believed them but it is true! I CANNOT believe she is 15!!

She is growing up SO fast and we are SO proud of her!

Happy Birthday Emily! WE LOVE YOU!

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Make a wish!

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Have a wonderful day!! Give the special people in your life a hug and tell them you love them! It is just an important thing to do! And you just might brighten their day! Love….pass it on!

Until next time, take care. ~Sarah~

14 comments:

  1. Sarah~I would like to wish your daughter, Emily, a very happy birthday!
    I love your thrifting finds...It is so fun to see what others are finding and what great bargains are to be had out there!
    I may have to go to Target to pick up some of those napkins...they are very prim!

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  2. Sarah..I would have paid $10.00 for that pitcher too! It's beautiful. I can't wait to see all your makeovers done. You so inspire me! I am heading to Target tonight to look for those charming napkins. I hope there's some left.
    Have a great evening.

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  3. Happy Birthday Emily!

    kisses,

    irina

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  4. Hi Sarah!
    While blog hopping today I came across your beautiful blog. I love seeing what other people do with their recyclables. I love your bowls that you rescued. Love the little shelves you redid, the boxes are just precious too.

    I would have paid $10.00 for the pitcher also. It is just darling. Sometimes a girl has just got to splurge.

    Happy Birthday to your Sweet daughter Emily. They grow up so fast. Mine have all grown and now I have (7) grandchildren and another one on the way. So by June we will have (8). We just love them.

    I have signed up to follow your blog. I can't wait to see what you share next. Please pop over and say hello. I would be so honored if you would follow my blog as well.

    Country hugs, Sherry

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  5. Happy Birthday Emily. Soon she will be driving. You better watch out Sarah.

    More great finds you've got there. That pitcher was definitely worth every penny of $10. What cute napkins those are. I wonder if our Target has any left. I think they would make our Thanksgiving table look even more special this year.

    Enjoy your week,
    AMY

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  6. Happy Birthday Emily!! I love all them Goodies Sarah, I went out again today, but found nothing!!

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  7. Happy Birthday to Emily!!Love the turkey Sarah!!

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  8. Happy Birthday Emily....hope your day is super special!
    Love all the new finds Sarah! That pitcher is gorgeous...yep I would have joined ya in paying that for it...love it!

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  9. Happy Birthday to your daughter Emily! It is amazing how fast time flys when our children are growing...my youngest just turned 20 in May and I still can't believe it..he was on 2 a few weeks ago...lol
    I love your pitcher, I would have paid that too! Beautiful! Love your other finds too..can't wait to see them finished.

    Have a relaxing evening!
    ~Hugs~
    Wanda

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  10. I love that pitcher! I think I would have paid that much for one also. Happy Birthday to your daughter!
    Brenda

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  11. Happy Birthday wishes to Emily ☺
    Love you pitcher and that cute turkey too :)

    Have a great rest of the week, Sarah!

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  12. You had a good haul here - I really like the little picture, I'd love to live in that little house. I also wanted to say how much i love the picture in your header - and I hope your daughter had a lovely birthday.

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  13. I love the pitcher! You had a good day. :)

    Happy Birthday to your daughter. I hope it was a happy one for her. They definately grow up too fast.

    Take Care,
    Debbie

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  14. Love the pitcher Sarah and I to would have paid 10.00 for it:)

    Happy birthday to your lovely daughter yes, they do grow up fast especially now a days, Sydney turned 8 yesterday!
    Rondell

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