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Garage Sale Finds, Busy Day

The family and I had a busy day today. From 8:30-11:30 Lukka and I ran errands, including the dreaded DMV (yuck) to register our new car. We stopped at 2 garage sales on the way home. After naptime began, I got an email from Stefan saying a realtor wanted to show our house tonight--once Stefan came home an dtook Lukka and the dogs for an hour walk at the park, I got busy. The slow season for houses is June and July, and we just lowered our house's price significantly to get things moving. The house looked spectacular and we always have smooth jazz for the people looking (as far as mood goes, you can't find a better house!). Here's to getting things going again! Check out my pics for the garage sale finds.


Can you believe this awesome vintage stove ? It is in great condition, just needs one new knob and a knew hinge on the smaller 'cabinet' (the one above the open door). Lukka LOVES it. We had looked at this for Christmas, as I love wooden toys, but when I saw this driving home, I marched right up and put my money on it! Although more expensive than plastic, wooden toys like kitchens and pull -alongs are more durable and they just look way better. They also lastforever, this was made in the 50's!At another garage sale (that was pure designer fabric--Bliss!) I picked up some sweet silk (left) and silk/poly blends for curtains and re-upolstered furniture, respectively.
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becklaw said…
I am so jealous! I hope to find something this amazing for my future children. I hope all their toys are hand-me-downs (sock monkeys, eco-friendly toys.) Hey, I may be a hippie, but the saying goes that most kids would rather play with pots, pans, and wooden spoons anyway! Way to go on your bargains!Aloha!

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