Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Thriftin’ Time Tuesdays

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I never intended to garage sale, I was headed to get some body work done but it was such a beautiful day, the birds were chirping, I was on the South Hill, you know, that really nice area, where you love to garage sale…everyone has one. So….

 

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I found this sweet little souvenir photo album for a buck….yes, a buck! 

 

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It even had some fun pictures inside….from the 40’s and 50’s. 

 

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Now, how old would that young man in the center be, today?  He sure is a cutie pie!  Hummmmm…..  I think he could have stole my heart.  Or would it have been that little guy on the left?  Love his smile, too.

 

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I sure got my dollar’s worth, huh?

 

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Another buck purchase!  All in a day’s work…not bad, huh?

 

15 comments:

  1. Oh how fun!! Why didn't you share yesterday?

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  2. Did you know that card companies buy old photographs like these to make greeting cards. The one of all the boys on the steps would make a really fun car!

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  3. oh love the Canadian mounty picture(:)

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  4. What grand finds for 2.00. I love the pictures. The picture of the boys is so fun.
    Cathy

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  5. love the photos. hope some family is not missing them. the bracelet is awesome as well. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Great finds,,Great prices..Good job Karen

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  7. That store sure much have some neat items.

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  8. A fine day indeed!!
    xo Kris

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  9. I'm enjoying reading your post and South Hill keeps ringing in my ears. I know that probably every-other big city in America has a South Hill, but could this one be Spokane, WA. When my daughter was attending Central Washington University, she shared a house on South Hill with 4 of her friends. Getting back to your post, that photo of the children sitting on the steps is fabulous, they look like a motley crew. Oh, I'll bet they knew every inch of the neighborhood and every grandma that liked to hand out cookies. I loved your post on remodeling your Shasta trailer . . . it is delightful. The Sister's On The Fly have been visiting our little town during July, for the last few years . . . what a fun bunch of gals, and their trailers are to die for. I am your newest follower #389 and I would love to take this opportunity to invite you to visit and follow me back. I have made so many lovely blogging friends . . . blogging has become a fun way to fill part of my time now that I am retired.
    Have a great day!
    Connie

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  10. Funny now that souvenir photo album from Canada ended up down your way. Regina, Saskatchewan is where all the new RCMP recruits go for their training. I'd say it was a souvenir sold in Moncton, New Brunswick. Often times our Canadian souvenirs are Mountie related; they are almost like a symbol of Canada like the maple leaf or the beaver.
    They had so few photographs in those days that each one was treasured!
    Beth
    http://summerfriends-beth.blogspot.ca/

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    Siga-me e pegue o meu selinho!!!

    Obrigada.

    Beijos Marie.

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  12. Oh yeah! You did good! I love those old black and white photos and pick them up whenever I can, such a deal at $1. Don't you wonder about who these people are and how they ended up at a garage sale? Kind of sad, but I know you appreciate them.

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  13. What a special photo album (I always feel bad when photos are separated from the original family). Your purchase probably saved the photos from the garbage. The charm bracelet is a great item!

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