Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Treasure Hunting

Hello first day of summer! For you Lilly lovers, don't forget it's national wear your Lilly Pulitzer day. I don't know about your weather, but the heat struck here very early this year and never left. I hope that the temperatures do not keep rising or else I will not be able to stand it. But, this is typical Arkansas weather so I shouldn't be surprised. Last week, this week and next week are extra busy for me. I am teaching at the college each day and my parents are both home. Unfortunately, my bloggy world gets last priority. All of this being said, I am not guaranteeing a post every day or that I will be checking other blogs much during this time. I know you all will understand!

On the weekends (and any other time I don't want to see people I know) I go to a grocery store in the opposite direction of my usual store. Mom and I made a quick Saturday morning run to grab a few necessities since we were having company for the night. There is a little consignment store we have been eyeing, but never taken the time to venture into it. Since we had nothing better to do, we did a u-turn and pulled into their parking lot. For the most part it was full of odds and ends junk, but we did find a few goodies that could not be passed up. These silicone cake pans might have come from Target, but I got them for $1. The reason I think they might have come from there is because I have a similar snowflake one from Target. I think they would be perfect to use for a spring tea party.

This iron pineapple was a whopping $3. It can be used as a tray or displayed as decor.

I spotted a cart at the back which was full of Christmas items. Everything was 1/2 off, and I found this ceramic sleigh for $1.50.

My mom got this blue and white pot for $6. Each time I see it I like it more and more. And the prize goes to her for finding a Duncan Phyfe sofa for $40!!

Yesterday, between classes, I stopped into a little antique store in the middle of town. I think that they are usually overpriced, but I had a little time to kill. I scored two chairs that need a little paint but have adorable monkey print fabric for $29 each, a painting for $12 and a plant stand for $4. Not bad huh? I love finding little treasures!



  1. Wow, those are great finds!

  2. Those chairs ... $29 each?! Wonderful find! I absolutely love them and the details on the back are so pretty. What room are you going to put them in?

  3. Wow, those are amazing steals! Especially love the blue and white pot - and for $6!? That's insane!

  4. these are amazing.
    I love it.
    Xx liefs