As I write this post, I am frantically trying to get my family packed for a 2 week trip!
We are going to be spending a few days in New York City and then spend the week at a camp in the Catskill Mountains with children from the Bronx.
This will be our third year to go. . . we LOVE it!
My goal was to have the blog posts all ready and scheduled. . .
My reality is that I did not get everything done that I had intended.
I am not sure what my internet access will be like when we are at the camp?
I obviously will have plenty of access while in NYC!
I am hoping to find plenty of creative inspiration in the window displays!
And, I plan on sharing!
Now, on to this post!
You are not going to believe what I found at a yard sale 2 weekends ago?!
That, my friends, is 2 sets of china!
I paid $10 for one and $20 for the other!
I came home a checked the prices on the replacements website. . .
And, it is worth over $1,000!
The only reason that I have this china is because I was yard sale-ing with a good friend, Cindy Patton.
We were driving around looking for signs when we saw the hot pink sign.
We turned down the road and drove for what seemed miles.
I was ready to turn around and try for something closer!
Cindy said, “Just one more street!”
I followed her encouragement and sure enough, we found the yard sale.
It did not look promising when we drove up.
I was sure that we just should have turned around like I had wanted to do!
But, then I saw all of the dishes stacked on the tables.
As I walked closer, I could tell that they were nice dishes.
Then, I asked the price, assuming it would be more than I would want to spend.
Then, she said $20!
I could not load those dishes up fast enough!
I ended up with both sets and here they are!
It belonged to her grandmother?!
She was selling her grandmothers china?!
I felt so bad, but at least it is going to a home where it will be loved!
I did not register for china when I got married (only Christmas china.)
I did not think that I would ever use it.
But, at this stage in life, I am going to LOVE using my china!
The great thing is. . . I would have picked this china!
I love both sets!!!
I even have serving pieces!
I couldn’t resist adding a few hydrangeas to the pictures!
Looks like I will be needing to have you and your family over for a formal dinner to celebrate!
Life to the full to you!
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