I'm always ready for a foray to the thrift store. Just as in every other one you may have visited, there is a lot of, er, "junk", but every once in a while, you find a treasure. However, any military thrift store savy person knows that now is THE TIME! I would say that 90 percent of military families who PCS, do so in the summer. (PCS=Permanent Change of Station=move)
Last week, I was there all three days the store was open. I didn't go by myself, I was with different people but we stopped for a quick browse. I found a neat treasure each day.
This is a handmade patriotic basket. I got it for $4. It should fit right in to my decor!
Just a day later, I was back. I went with a friend to show her the sewing machine that was in there. I took some thread and fabric and we got the machine out and sewed on it and it worked great. The price had been reduced, so she took it home. While she was paying, I wandered about, again not expecting to find anything new when something laying on a shelf caught my eye. What was it? I picked it up and discovered this:
All in all, it was a great week. And, the thrift store is open this morning! I think I need to get going!