Our one and only sale was run by one of our favorite tag sale companies and was advertised as a "large, old hoarder house". That sounded okay to us. It also sounded okay to a lot of other people. There was a line to get in. Monica was thrilled.
About 45 minutes into our wait, we were welcomed inside and Ron, our tag sale company host, was happy to see us and urged us to explore each and every room.
The downstairs was the first area we explored and Dennis was there to greet us.
We didn't see anything amazing in the pictures for this sale. We were just hoping that it wouldn't be a bust!
The main floor had this really cool door...four small diamond-shaped windows
One of the rooms had this really interesting window covering. We hadn't seen anything like it before and we both thought it was really cool!
The kitchen had cabinets set so very high. Monica, who is tall, could not even reach the back of them. Rob could but with a little effort. The kitchen also had old metal paper towel and aluminum foil holders (or wax paper). We don't see these all that often.
The house was a fun one and we loved seeing our friends running the tag sale. We didn't find all that much but we did find a few things which we would look at later. Our next task was to go home and get ready for a Memorial Day Weekend barbecue at Monica's sister's house.
Master Barbecue Chef, Lenny, got all of the cooking done before any rain presented itself. Everything was great and we have Lenny to thank...
...and, of course, Little Lenny, his barbecue mitts!
After we got home, we had a chance to look at what we brought home from the sale earlier it the day. This is what we saw:
A pair or records
Horror magazines from the early 1970's
More horror magazines from the early 1970's
A few more scary magazines from the early 1970's
An old homemade birthday corsage. It has styrofoam sugarcubes and Monica remembers having similar ones made for her when she was a little girl and wanted to take this one home. Monica suspects that this is a "sweet sixteen" corsage. There was a fake diamond ring with it.
A Knickerbocker Beer can opener, an old burro for our annual Cinco De Mayo parties, a Star Wars R2-D2 eraser and a set of Old Maid Ed-U-Cards from 1959
A vintage metal pocketbook for Monica
This is the inside of the pocketbook.
The weather dominated the remainder of the weekend. We had some sunshine in the beginning of our Sunday and we got some household things and a little gardening done. By early afternoon, the sun was gone and it would not reappear over the weekend. We were somewhat productive on Sunday but we relaxed inside most of Monday. The outside world was dominated by rain.
A few months ago, we found this vintage Luster Craft kit at an estate sale. Monica thought Monday was the perfect time to put it to use.
Here is her finished product
We framed it and hung it beside some of the other clown pictures hanging in our bedroom...
...and near these other clown pictures hanging in our bedroom.
Whether our time is spent saling, working together around the house or just clowning around, we look forward to every moment we spend together in our life's adventures amongst the ducks.