Last week started the annual Christmas Shopping!
First some of us from work went to wonderful Tea Room and Gift Shop for a fabulous lunch and shopping.
How about a roast beef sandwich, with Gorgonzola cheese on sweet rosemary bread and lobster bisque soup and lastly a mocha coffee angel food cake!
What did I get in shopping?
I bought myself a cute wire Christmas bracelet, snowflake earrings and necklace.
With Mr. bringing home a paycheck, I feel I can spend some $$ on myself these days.
so I bought myself a canvas twinkle light picture.
I have bought them for everyone else but myself!
Then some antique shopping but did not find anything else.
The next day my SIL and I headed out to some places that are only open on weekends? This seems to be a new trend around here.
The Trendy Cottage is open 1 weekend a month and boy am I bad when they are open!
it is a neighboring downtown, old store full of treasures.
this retro pillow came home with me!
and could you pass her up with her red coat and skates...for $6?!
She will go under the tree.
I sure don't collect dolls but she was numbered?
some bobbles to put on a package
Then on to a new place called the Refined Cellar, in the basement of a old Methodist Church.
new, repurposed and antiques. What more could I want?
this adorable vintage Christmas apron. I saw it on line weekend before last and was shocked it had not been snapped up! Going to 1515 for my Christmas apron collection.
they had a entire tree made out of ornaments created with baby shoes.
this one is a gift..........don't tell!
snowmen ornaments made out of tea balls, another gift.
vintage light reflectors
retro Chistmas towels
more retro towels!
And the lady asked if I had a sister?...no why?
so this goes to the twins, they can blame each other!
vintage Christmas cup
Fostoria mustard, only $5
and vinegar and oil for $5
so spent enough I got this free........PERFECT family white elephant gift because Mr. aka Uncle Bob is known for his red cardigan he wears every year and he neices and nephews say it is not Christmas unless Uncle Bob wears his sweater, and the guy resembles his brother Mike!
one my favorite pictures of Mr. at my Mom's house the year we were married, and he is wearing his cashmere cardigan the family loves.
Then on to a antique mall and I am thrilled with what I found!
saw this gorgeous display! Wonderful display box and all 12 ornaments, so I figured big $$$.
love the graphics
even comes with authenic Christmas tree needles from years past!
This weekend more quiet.
But we have a new Great Nephew coming Dec 25th
Emmett, and the shower is today.
So proud of our nephew (the dad) who is a police officer at the age of 23.
Next weekend, on to 1515 to start more shopping and to start decorating.
The twins and I are going to a HobNob Vintage Market Friday night.
Who knows what vintage Christmas treasure I might find?
I want to thank everyone who is still reading and commenting on my blog.
Looks like I won't be changing my header....it will be a sweet reminder though.