You know it's true! I saw this sign on the door of a Goodwill today and I had to snap a photo. Even though it was threatening rain, and even rained on us while we were en route to our first stop, I just had that "I need to go sift through other people's old crap" urge that needed satisfying! I made five stops and spent maybe $30 total, which is not bad. These were my favorite finds today.
I've been reading Ashley (the Domestic Fashionista) rave about this book for the past few months, so when I saw a like-new copy for only $2.99 I just had to snatch it up. Seeing as how I have two boys in my house who aren't crazy about veggies, I'm sure I can find a recipe or two in here that will come in handy.
This was mostly for my husband's amusement. It has two discs inside that were like new (just a little fingerprinty) and was only $4.99! He was pretty excited to see it so I'm glad I grabbed it.
Pinterest (blessing and curse that it is!) has gotten me again. I've been resisting collecting vintage Pyrex for SO LONG. I would see pieces here and there, but I wouldn't buy them because I just didn't think I needed to be starting yet another collection, you know? Well, then I found that set of four Gooseberry pink Cinderella bowls, and the thought of collecting got even stronger, but still, I resisted. I told myself that I would only buy more if they were pink and went with the bowls that I had.
Well, enter Pinterest. I kept coming across photos of collections of Pyrex, and the combinations of colors and designs were just to pretty to resist. I love how bright and happy they are! I suppose it's a natural extension of my milk glass collection. After all, vintage Pyrex is just painted milk glass! So, now I find myself checking these pieces as I find them to see if they're in good condition and if they are, indeed, Pyrex.
Today I found three!
This one is called Early American. It's a milk chocolate brown with the designs in metallic gold. Bubba liked the cat at the end. :) Four bucks!
These two were found sitting side by side on a shelf for $4.99 each. Since I had a coupon with me (which is rare) these ended up being only $4 each too. The green one is called, appropriately enough, Verde, and the blue one is called Blue Doily. You can find the names of the patterns here
. It's fun to be able to put names to them.
I also picked up another vintage pillowcase (I'm planning on using them to make a quilt... one day), a pair of Gap shorts for the boy, a Children's Place shirt for the boy, some ceramic dishes that matched ones I already had, and a large picture frame for $3. Not bad for a day's work!