Jul 22, 2014

Tuesday Toots-Yard Sale Loot

I just so happened to be driving down the road when I spotted this little yard sale! HEE-HEE!

Of course I had to stop! RIGHT????

Spotted this cute little tea cup and saucer for 50 cents! Just had to have it.


Isn't this just too cute? Haven't decided what I want to do with it yet. I bet I come up with something though. Only 50 cents!



Spotted this jewelry box.



My first thoughts; This thing needs a good cleaning.


The more I looked at it the cuter it became! It sort of had that vintage look to it and the ideas for use started flowing.



I really liked the latch. And...for $1.00....hey, if it winds up in the grandbabies play room then the grandgirls will be tickled.


This little "Family" stone was actually sitting inside the jewelry box. So when I went to pay the young woman for the jewelry box I handed her the stone and said, "This was inside the box". She said, "Well, looks like you've already got some jewelry in your box". That was all she said.



I didn't think any more about that comment until I got almost home that day. Funny how the Lord uses little things like this to speak to our hearts. "Family"---Jewelry---Jewel!

That is exactly what my family is...They are the jewels of my life! How blessed I am indeed.

I hope you are feeling blessed this week my friend. God is good and I love the way He uses the little things of  this life to show Himself mighty!

Have a good week!

Hugs and blessings, Cindy


9 comments:

  1. Awe Cindy, I love the analogy of the family stone. So sweet!
    Connie Royals

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  2. I want to go yard saleing with you!!! What treasures you found. I love the little tin "vase". I see that in on of your future tablescapes!! HOPE you have an awesome day!

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  3. You always get such great deals! I'm still intimidated by yard sales because I feel bad if I don't buy anything. Silly me!! You make me want to get out and thrift!!!!

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  4. My favorite thing of all is that sweet little stone! How nice that she didn't want it and you get to keep it. Perfect!

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  5. Hi There Cindy,
    Everything is gorgeous. Wow, what great deals. Congrats! I'm sure you have the perfect places for all of them.

    Have The Best Day Ever!
    Aim

    PS Dianna's thoughtful actions encouraged me to learn more about blogger. I searched around & found out how to add your wonderful blog and hers to my side bar :^D

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  6. I have chill bumps, Cindy. You are right our family are our jewels! What a sweet thought to share and touch our hearts today.

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  7. Love tin and that vase is adorable! I love your kind of shopping Cindy, wish we could go together! Such great deals you got!
    FABBY

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  8. I was gone a good portion of the day yesterday, so I am late getting around to blog reading.

    I am SO glad you stopped at that yard sale! I love the planter and am looking forward to seeing how you use it.

    The "Family" stone ...jewelry, family, jewels...loved the way that all unfolded for you!

    YOU are a blessing, my friend!

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  9. Hi Cindy, Love your yard sale finds and that sweet little jewel box with the stone is very special. Yes, GOD speaks to our hearts in many ways when we take the time to listen.
    The teacup is precious and I know you will find a sweet use for the little planter.
    Blessings to you for a wonderful day. Hugs
    p.s. thank you for stopping by and your kind comment. I so enjoyed sweet Aim's post and your mention.
    She is a dear!!

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Hugs and blessings, Cindy