Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Yard Sale Buys, Critters and Martina McBride

Here's some of the stuff I bought last Saturday. Prices ranged from free to the most expensive thing - $5 for the old typewriter and the ream of paper. I thought it was odd that the seller said "oh the paper goes with the typewriter", as if I'm actually going to use the typewriter and will be needing the pink paper to type on. Well duh - of course I won't be using the typewriter, it doesn't have a ribbon. If the typewriter model isn't anything special, I will remove the letters & numbers and sell just the keys to some crafty person. The Fireking Jadeite dishes were $5. Next expensive item was the double sided Hooters flag for $3. Pyrex was .50 each (with lids!)

Majority of the things were .25 or .50. For .25 each, I had to buy the scary beaded clowns. And I got some more vintage spice tins to add to my collection.




And as I said in my previous post, I had some critters in my yard recently. Including this weird looking stray feral cat who ate sunflower seeds that had spilled on the ground. I've named the stripey stray cat Rocky (since it's one of my all time fav movies.)



My other little friend is my pet dragonfly who visits from time to time. He doesn't like to be petted much.




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Last Saturday night I did my volunteer bartending gig for a Martina McBride show. She is awesome. Somehow I got assigned to the super busy bar but I managed to take a few breaks here and there. There was no photo line, but they did allow people to get up close to the stage near the end of the show. Here's some pics and videos:






Song list:


Opening act was Courtlyn Carr. I was busy bartending so I didn't see any of her show. But afterward she stayed around and signed autographs and took photos. Good thing I changed my clothes at the last minute before leaving the house because I almost wore the exact same outfit! How embarrassing would that have been.




11 comments:

Anonymous said...

That's not a feral cat...it is a racoon...

Chris at yardsalequeen.com said...

nah, you're wrong. This little kitty also has a cute black mask on.

Anonymous said...

Google photo of a racoon and yours looks exactly like all that come up.

Chris at yardsalequeen.com said...

??????? What's a google?

twins said...

Yup definately a cute little kitty cat!!! Start feeding it and maybe it will come into your house and live. Would be a perfect pet to cuddle on the couch and sleep with..

Chris at yardsalequeen.com said...

good idea Twins! Even though we don't currently have any pets (except for my outside dragonfly) we still have the doggy doors but have them locked up. All I would need to do is put some cat food near the doggy door and gradually train Rocky to be in indoor/outdoor cat.

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I like this post it was cool and cute. I like the small stuff and for me this yard sale was a great idea. Thank you and keep sharing nice blog.


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Kim said...

goggle.com it is not a cat and don't go feeding it or trying to pet it. Can you say Rabies? Painful bite? On a side note, completely agree with crappy yard sale signs drive me nuts!!!

Chris at yardsalequeen.com said...
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Chris at yardsalequeen.com said...

google.com then what - looks like some sort of gambling or sex scam site to me with the "I feel lucky" button. What kind of person do you think I am? I can almost get Rocky to sit and beg for food, so it might be some sort of weird breed of dog that I've never seen before.

Laurel said...

Pyrex love!

Laurel
http://www.abundantempress.blogspot.com