March 8, 2015

This and that...

Chris tried to heat up the pipes at the A-frame, but they remain frozen, so we continued with weekend adventures at home.
By the way, we're thinking Friday night might have been our last Friday skate.  We've got a warm-up with 40+ degrees everyday the rest of this week!
Although it's going to take awhile to get rid of all this snow and ice, we're ALL ready for a spring thaw.
I haven't posted any estate sale pictures in a while, but I did manage to go to an estate sale a few weeks ago.  I bought the child-sized trunk for the graphics and plan to display it with my Easter decorations.
The bonus was that it was filled with Dawn Dolls!  My sister and I loved playing with Dawn.  Yes.  I'm reliving my 70s childhood.
I also came home with a box filled flower frogs, an Easter planter, deer statue, wooden ducks and Easter card.  The planter already has received a makeover. 
Have a wonderful week ahead!  Keep thinking warm thoughts!
 

15 comments:

Patti said...

It's much warmer here, too. In fact, it's almost HOT! I just love your trunk...such cute graphics. And, your dolls are groovy! The clothes in the 70's were fun. I had several hot pink and orange dresses. Boots were a must, too! Have a wonderful week!

Margaret said...

We are expecting a warmu up in the 40's too this week! Can't wait! I need some Springtime! Those Dawn dolls look like they are in mint condition. I had Dawn, Glory, Angie & Gary, the trunk, and the car :)I think I may have had the house but I can't recall for sure. LOVED THEM!!! WIsh I still had them :( GIve me a few hours and I'll be right over to play with you! I've been looking at Jody on ebay. Did you play with Jody? She was the "Country Girl Doll" in between Dawn's size and Barbie's size.. and had a general store and kitchen that was great!!! I had that too (also gone) but thinking I might rebuy it so Caitlin can have fun....well, Caitlin and I can have fun....or just me...Maggie

NanaDiana said...

You find the cutest things, Kim. Love that sweet little trunk.
We are in the 40's here, too. Whooo Hoooo-time to break out the suntan lotion.

I remember Dawn/ xo Diana

Sandi said...

Love the skating! So do you guys just plow that out? Is it a pond? I live waaay south. No chance of skating here except indoors...

Jboo said...

Yay for warmer temps! Supposed to be 60 and maybe 70 here this week! Yippee!

La Vie Quotidienne said...

I hope that your long winter is over and you can look forward to spring. I can't think of anything more fun than having an ice rink in the backyard.

Donna said...

Looks like your rink will soon turn to slush, Kim! We are supposed to hit 58 Wednesday, I can't wait! I had forgotten all about Dawn dolls, I had one too! And I am drooling over your floral frogs, what a lucky find! The oblong one is my favorite:)

Lynn said...

Cute graphics on the trunk, you're right, that's perfect for Easter! Have fun:@)

vivian said...

cute trunk top and will go well with your eastery stuffies! and the Dawn dolls? Love them. used to have a bunch of them. I think I might have been starting to out grow my barbies and dolls just about the time they came out. because while I had them, I dont really remember playing with them much.
hoping for a nice slow melt this week.. temps near 40!
woohoo!
happy week my friend
xoxo

ThrifterSisters said...

That trunk is so cool! I love finding non-holiday things to work into my displays. Can't wait to see more of what you find!

Erica

SueLovesCherries said...

Love that little suitcase - great find! You did a great job decorating the planter, too!

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Sorry about the still frozen pipes. Let's hope the thaw is just around the corner. Love that sweet trunk, super cute! Aw, so is your planter.

E said...

Gosh sorry about those frozen pipes ! So envious of your ice rink, what a great memory for your girls. The trunk is my favorite piece those graphics are precious Here's hoping for a thaw soon ! XO E

Corey Moortgat said...

Oh, I had that exact same doll trunk, but I sold it on Ebay- it would have been perfect as an Easter decoration- darn! I'm sure you're ready for some warmer weather. We're in the stage here where it's really cold in the morning, but then really hot in the afternoon!

Lynne said...

Nice springtime and 70's treasures . . .
Enjoy the final skates . . .