Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Allegan - Round II a.k.a. The Goods

I was determined to get a group shot of us at some point, and just as we were hauling our wares out to the car, we got it. The sweetest lady in a Hawaiian motif mumu-ish get-up took the pic and was so perplexed by my "new-fangled" camera that required her to look at the screen rather than through a view finder.

Look at that cool thing Brooke found! Ten. Dollars. Who knows what it is, and who the heck cares? Also, the fella in the background reminds me of something worth mentioning: the lemon shake-ups are extra good in Allegan. They are the best I've ever had, and I'm a known conoisseuer of all things lemon.

Ruby's got a birthday coming up.

I bought this from our Hawaiaan-esque photog, who cut me a spectacular deal and told me that it was once her mother's. It was my first purchase of the day, and my biggest.

Then I found this adorable little quilt, but I wasn't sure that I really needed it, then the dealer offered it to me for $6 and I really had no choice. It's soaking in OxiClean as we speak.

My little game piece collection.

Here's the thing about flea marketing - it's all fine and good to go with a list, and I usually try to have one, but you just never know when divine inspiration will hit you square in mug. Next thing you know, you're on a wild goose chase for poker chips and wooden chess pieces, preferrably in reds, blues and aquas. I love it when that happens.

I also found the perfect red-lidded jar. (Do you see that "89" wooden token? Hello.)

Another random little bit that I couldn't pass up. Stay tuned, I guess.

Last, but not least, I finally found a set of proper gardening tools. They are sturdy and chippy green and were tied together with twine.

Oh! Almost forgot - I grabbed two of the botanical prints from Diane Passi's booth, but I accidentally roughed them up a little in transit, so they are currently hiding under a stack of heavy books. Trust me, they are swoon-worthy.

Not bad for a day of church skippin', huh?