Hello, Vixens!!! Long time, right??? Hope you have all been fine, enjoying the spring season and the Easter or Passover holidays.
Sorry for the unplanned break, but between a very busy spurt at work, two book clubs with 500 plus page books each and several personal things to attend to, I just did not have the energy to open my laptop at the end of the day. But that period is over so let’s get back to the treasures!!!
Two weeks ago I went to my first estate sale of the year on my lunch break after seeing the sign for it on my way to work. It was definitely worth forgoing my usual soup and sandwich fare. I do not recall seeing the sign the day before but it worked out better because I went on the final day of the sale when everything was 50% off. So I got one Ironstone platter, three Ironstone plates and two New England Baking Company pie tins for $10.00. Say it with me…….SCORE!!!
This past Sunday, four of my wonderful cousins and I took our first trip together to the Elephant’s Trunk Sale, which opened for 2017 at the beginning of April. We had a perfect day for it-sunny with a nice cool breeze. Fantastic weather to shop in!!!
We were having such a great time together that I did not even think to pick up my camera to photograph all the treasures we saw as we strolled up and down the aisles. But anything and everything you could want or need is at this market. Plus, it seemed to me there were a lot more vendors selling plants, flowers and fresh produce than last year. And if you are a foodie-this place does not disappoint!!! The smells of hot dogs, popcorn, grilled veggies and fresh baked goods were everywhere we turned. Two of my cousins, Sharon and Gina, were swooning over the cupcakes. And three of us made out with some great finds.
My cousin, Laura Ann, found an adorable pillow featuring one of the best breeds out there-and she would know, as she and her husband, Joe, currently have one of these cuties at home:
My cousin, Sharon, found this fabulous rustic gift. I think both chickens and stainless steel farmhouse decor rule!!!
And I did not even make it all the way down the first aisle I was in without spotting these two shabby chic delights:
I have gone to this flea market so often by myself since I moved to the area and enjoy it each time. But, it is so much more fun to shop, laugh, talk and buy with a group of great people around!
So, have any of you started attending any sales or flea markets yet? Have you found anything swoon-worthy? If not, don’t worry. The season to shop has just begun!!!
Till next time, fellow Vixens, happy digging!!!