Monday, September 26, 2005


After a busy but nice weekend it is good to be back home. Didn't get as much packed as I wanted but we are giving ourselves til the end of October to get everything out and clean the carpets, etc. William wanted to go to an auction Saturday morning so we took off. It was lots of tools and men items so I left him there and went checking out my favorite place:Main Street Antiques. I always love going there and now they have 2 building side by side that I can browse thru. I picked up a child's little metal iron. I had been looking for one to go with the little vintage ironing board I got during the summer. I will give it to one of the granddaughters when I find some little vintage clothes for her to iron. I found a nice pressed tin pitcher and 4 matching drinking cups in great shape. I plan on giving those to one of my daughters. I enjoyed looking at all the "new" items they have added since my last visit and I enjoyed talking with Johnny (the dad). He always has lots of news from around town to catch me up on. I also visited 2 thrift stores and picked up a game and steak plates that will also be given away. Our family Christmas theme this year is homemade or second hand. So I am at least getting started on my list and having fun doing it. William left for MO. Sunday morning and I called Sharon and we set out for the flea market. We both picked up some nice little items and spent the morning looking. After taking her home I went back to clean and pack. I have my van loaded and need to unpack everything. I brought the rug and pictures for our bedroom so that will be my project this week. Paint our room and get everything on the walls so we can bring our bedroom furniture down. Molly rode with me and behaved herself. She would bark when she needed to go out and bark when she wanted to come back in. She enjoyed playing with Sharon's dog "Taz" and she enjoyed being around William again. She was as happy as I was to get back home though. I have enjoyed catching up on everyone's blog and weekend. Was glad to hear my friends didn't get any damage from Hurricane Rita. I know she left alot of damage behind her but it didn't get as bad as we first thought. I have been in contact with friends in her path and they are all fine and have their power back on. They all have clean up to do but are happy that's all they have to put up with. Hope everyone is having a good Monday..

8 comments:

ms*robyn said...

good to see you back * sounds like you did more shopping than packing :).. love the idea of the themed Christmas

Amy said...

OH I just love auctions, here in New Zealand we have auction buildings and you can get some really great stuff at cheap prices. do you watch antiques roadshow much? It's one of my favourites. btw I hope you don't mind but I added you to my blog links.

Anonymous said...

Your week end sounded lovely indeed!
I am happy you enjoyed everything so very much!
Love Jeanne

Lady Laurie said...

Sounds like you had fun~I love digging around in thrift stores and flea markets. A themed Christmas sounds great,especially giving homemade gifts!

Finn said...

Hi Peggy, glad you are home, going away is nice, but coming home is the BEST ! Glad you had fun and also accomplished quite abit...Hugs, Finn

Perri said...

Welcome back. I love your "theme music". Waiting on more postcards, I bet.

Maggie Ann said...

Your antique store sounds like a dream come true. How nice to have such a treat after working so hard. And...the Christmas theme is wonderful. What a great idea Peggy!

mEKezRwt said...

Hi, I like your blog. I have a site on Antique Bedroom Furniture maybe we could trade links?