Monday, September 30, 2013

Fun Finds This Weekend

The weekends go by so darn fast, don't they? This past Saturday, I passed by a large yard sale on the way to an adoption event for my foster pups. I dropped off the pups(with the help of my grandson) and we headed over to the yard sale.

Here is a picture of yard sale from the front seat of car.

Not the best picture, but it gives you a visual. There were two rows of tables with lots of cool stuff.

I did get some of it listed this weekend:

Marwal head. I don't have much experience with these....
But I bought both. They are striking!

This little bank is the 40's-50's. It was an advertisement for Seamen's bank. My research tells me that McCoy made them. Do you have any insight?

Can never resist a mug. Ever.

To carry on the calvacade theme... Sheet music of George M Cohan. Love the James Cagney movie " Yankee Doodle Dandy"!

There were a few more items that I picked up. Will post them later this week.

Hope you found lots of cool stuff too!!


  1. didnt find anything cool this week :( but we did adopt a puppy LOL (does that count?)

  2. Love the pic of your grandson and the pup. I had to pass on a lot of yard sales because of a double header for soccer for my daughter. I thought mom was going to jump out of the car they were so hard to pass up. Good thing you were able to go back to that one.

  3. That sailor money box is fabulous! Love seeing the photo from inside your car, I never wait around long enough to do that, i just want to get stuck right in!

  4. Jeannie Marie, I love the sailor too! He is so cute!

  5. Jeannie Marie, I love the sailor too! He is so cute!

  6. Mrs 4 jachi,

    Yes@!! adopting a puppy counts!!!

    Good job!

  7. Veronica,

    I find it terribly difficult to drive by a yard sale. Okay.... the professional yard salers.... that have a grage sale every month. I pass them by.

  8. Mammy syder,

    Thanks! The sailor is a great vintage find.

  9. Hi Liz,

    Notice there were NO pics outside of the car. Too busy shopping!!!

  10. I love driving up to really big sales like that. You found some very cool items. I'm sure they'll go quickly.

  11. Hi Kimberly! Thanks! I am hoping so!

  12. I don't have a lot of insight except that my girlfriend from MOD Squad Picking had a couple of those heads and some sold quick but others didn't seem to - they were pretty pricy! I found THE MOST FABULOUS 1950's metal garden BBQ that has wheels and looks something like a baby carriage! By the time Jerry finishes with it is will be extraordinary! I can't wait to do before and after!

  13. You find the neatest stuff! I hope your puppy was adopted; he is too cute!