Friday, April 10, 2009

Out and About

A couple of Fridays ago I shared that my dear little mother, my cousin, my dear friend and I were going out for the day. We drove a ways to the estate sale that was held by a dear friend of my mother. What a sale it was! Things to see, treasures to buy and, most of all, help and support to give to a family struggling with the loss of their loved one. Several treasures came home with me.

I bought several of the Bill Gaither and Friends Homecoming videos and DVD’s – for one dollar each. And there were a few CD’s I just couldn’t leave there. I have been enjoying them a lot.

This very special silver serving piece belonged to our friend’s mother.April Finds - Pie Server I loved it the moment I saw it – especially the roses on the handle.April Finds - Pie Server Handle

I found some wonderful holiday tablecloths – I’ll show them soon. They need a little cleaning and pressing before they make their blog debut.

And my dear cousin found this piece for me. See the holly? We live on Holly Street so I love to find things with holly on them.April Treasures - Holly Dish

This handmade beauty will add to my collection of crocheted pieces and vintage linens. It is in the center of my table to help celebrate Spring.April Finds - Crochet Doily

After helping our friends and shopping at the estate sale we stopped for lunch nearby and enjoyed a bit of unrushed time to be together, talk about our morning and plan the next stop along the way. We had passed a new Goodwill in the neighborhood so there was no doubt that we would return to check it out. When we did I found a Beth Moore devotion book and a pretty pin.

The following day my dear mother and I, accompanied by my sweetheart, stopped at a local sale that is held twice a year in a big barn. This season’s sale featured Spring, Easter and lawn and garden furniture and decor. Of course I forgot my camera in the rush to get to the bargains. I bought this sweet little basket.April Finds - Bunny Basket See the little bunny peeking out?April Finds - Bunny Basket Bunny

We had such fun together! It was another of those not-to-be-forgotten days. It was so much fun that we have planned more special days together. And when they happen – you’ll be one of the first to hear all about them.

Please stop by again soon. You are always welcome here – the door is always open!

With a grateful heart,

~Adrienne~

7 comments:

  1. Oh, what lovely treasures you found in your latest outing, Adrienne. Love the silver serving piece and linen pieces. Are they tatted or crochet'd?

    jAne
    http://tickleberryfarm.blogspot.com

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  2. how beautiful..i love the doily, so pretty..
    Have a nice and happy Easter...
    hugs,

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  3. You found lots of nice goodies! I like the idea of buying things with holly on them since you live on Holly St! The bunny basket is darling! Did you get your Easter decor out? I still have a couple of things to show, maybe we can all have an after Easter Show and Tell!

    Happy Easter!

    Katherine

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  4. You always seem to find the best things Adrienne. And I'm so glad! They just seem to suit you - sweet and beautiful. blessings, marlene

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  5. Hi Dear Adrienne! Oh, what lovely treasures you've found.
    I wish you a wonderful Easter.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  6. Good evening sweet Adrienne... may you and yours be blessed this Easter and may you experience the peace and love of God.

    Hugs

    cielo

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