it was a good weekend

thrift store finds NaBloPoWhat? OH, right. That thing I said I was going to do back in February and totally forgot about. Oops!

I’m getting a late start, but here’s a list for your reading pleasure, entitled “Last Saturday”:

  • Farking snow
  • Farking snow!!
  • Danielle!
  • Portland
  • Food
  • More food
  • platterEven more food
  • OMG stuffed
  • Zzzzzzzzzzz

That pretty much sums it up! Alas, the Etsy Meet-up was canceled due to the weather (see the part about “farking snow”), but Danielle and I braved the storm and went to Portland anyway.

On Friday I went thrift shopping with Susan, and found lots of goodies:

  • Brother Charger 651 sewing machine in robin’s egg blue, $5
  • 2 funky serving platters with a neat mod design, $11
  • Yet another clock to add to my growing collection, $3

I was especially pleased with the sewing machine, as I’ve been looking for one to use as a photo prop for a long time (and I couldn’t argue with that price!). This one is exactly what I wanted. It doesn’t seem to work, though, so I may have it serviced at some point in the future. It would be nice to have a functional sewing machine that I could practice with!

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10 thoughts on “it was a good weekend

  1. I actually read about the NaBloPoMo on your blog so I’m doing it on mine in an attempt to stop being a total slacker, haha. Thanks for the idea. Maybe I’ll actually do NaNoWriMo this year (and finish, that is).

    Cool sewing machine! Don’t forget that I have a neat old rocking horse you can borrow if you ever want to.

  2. I could almost swear I had plates like those… maybe it was just similar in color, though. I have fond memories of thrift store shopping… no more tho. No time to browse anymore. I need instant satisfaction and delivery to my front door. Shameless!

  3. 88 says:

    sweeeet machine! Nice. Looking forward to the pics that come about from this awesome prop. Yeah, you should get that thing working! It’s wicked cool. FIVE BUCKS! Way to shop!

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