Yard Sale Treasures

By: Jill Finger

May 24 2015

Category: Uncategorized

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quilt rackOn Friday afternoon, Wes asked me what I wanted to do on Saturday as we had nothing planned.  I think I surprised him when I said I wanted to go yard saleing (saling? sailing?)  We highlighted the sales in the Saugerties area in Saturday’s Freeman and set out.  The only thing I was looking for was buttons, but I was up for any bargain.  Wes found the first container of buttons, a small jar but they wanted too much money.  At another sale, we found a pound margarine container, and then, at another–Jackpot!!–a gallon container.  There’s all kinds of colors and sizes.  The woman who sold them to me said they were her grandmother’s buttons, so now I have a little piece of history.

The quilt rack in the second picture was hand made by the woman’s father, but she doesn’t display quilts, so that was a purchase I couldn’t pass up.chip and dip

This lovely chip and dip or veggies and dip set was another purchase.  I love looking at all the fancy glassware and if I had room, a lot more of it would have come home with me.   measuring cups

Tupperware measuring cups that were new. With all the baking I do, they will come in handy.candle holder

A 50 cent candle holder that will look beautiful at night. tractor

Wes bargained for this tractor.  It’s not a toy, but a cute display for a garden.  He was thinking a certain brother-in-law of ours would like it. pottery mug

I took several pictures, in different lighting,of this hand made pottery mug ( for $.75) but I couldn’t get the true color to come out.  It’s a deep purple and the handle is very comfortable in my hand. I can’t wait to sip tea from it.book and gamesThe last picture is a couple of games and  books.  Our kids had a Racko game that we still use, but it’s well worn and the cards are getting very soft and and bent.  This game was almost brand new, ready for more hours of fun.  The Connect 4 game is a travel one and all the pieces are there.  It was so tiny and cute, I had to buy it.

Wes may have unleashed a monster.

One comment on “Yard Sale Treasures”

  1. You made a good haul! What are you going to do with all the buttons?


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