Saturday, July 31, 2010

the town treasure chest


In our small little town there is a wonderful little Salvation Army. The kids and I love to go and scout through the shelves for treasures. I have a rule though - we are not to enter the shop UNLESS there is something we are needing or looking for. We rarely come out with the thing we went initially in for, but we come out with some amazing things and fabulous deals.
While wandering our beloved little shop last week, I came across this little gem. $2.99 the sticker said. I admit that at first I had no idea what it was....but the little silver tube off the side gave me a hint. A stovetop espresso/cappuccino maker!!!!!! It is the most amazing thing.
And while I have only taken up the habit of coffee drinking in the last eight months or so of my 34 years, I am delighted and excited to be able to make myself gourmet coffee on the woodstove! (If you know me, you know how much I LOVE low-tech).
So I've decided that each time I find some fabulous score at the local Sally Ann, I'm going to tell you about it.....And that alone gives me a reason to return to the halls of heavenly second-handing! ;)

8 comments:

Janine (txmomx6) said...

Great find!!! Congrats and thanks for sharing! :)
I look forward to your future treasures.

dara Ickes said...

I love going to the local thrift stores. I always find something I didn't know I needed. My favorite find has been pieces of China that match the pattern my mother had.

Annie said...

Awesome! We have one of those that we use when we're camping. Enjoy the lattes and hot chocolates!

Hawkfeather said...

score

Amber said...

I adore thrift store shopping. I can't wait to see all the treasures you uncover!

Cadi said...
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Cadi said...

You should make it a regular, weekly blog day. That way you have an excuse to go into that shop... You need something to blog about! :-)

Jenn said...

i love second hand shops, thrift shops, goodwill, flea markets and yard sales! such fun! i wanted to let you know that i quit facebook for now, jackie. i may come back some day but for now, it's not for me. if you want to read at my blog and keep updated on us, i'll have to send an invite, as it's private now. let me know!! hugs, jenn
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