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Simple Ramblings From A Prim Cottage

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Gifts from Misi and Chit Chat

 Good Morning! Been awhile again...I'm feeling better with the pain about 75%  better,still pain but not letting it slow me down much.Spring has arrived and you know me gotta be out there picking and selling.We got to do a wonderful pick at a old farm about two weeks ago.The man was a retired picker himself and wanted to get rid of everything.We were lucky enough to be first to go through and let me tell you he had no attachment to any of it and gave me a great deal.I've already sold most of it and didn't think to get pictures.Amazingly I didn't keep anything..smile..Was tempted to keep the old mercantile scales but I do already have one...
 Got some of my bucket gardening in.So far I've got herbs,cutting lettuce,multi color carrots and spring onions sprouting from seed.Need to get some tomatoes,peppers,zucchini and cucumbers in yet.Will buy plants for those..This is my first year doing it this way and it's already easier than the regular gardening.Usually we have the big garden out grandmas but with hubby's back I didn't think we could keep up with it...
 Everything is green and lush here in PA .The last two weeks have been "real" spring.It's been beautiful weather for me to set up at fleamarket........Sweet Misi and I did a swap a few weeks back.She sent the most wonderful gifts in these pics The shoe,and box in the first pic, The chick and old basket, and the sweet kitty below,also some wonderful smell goods and a heart and bunny garden sitter....
She is always so giving and loves to spoil others.Such a talented and sweet friend..Well girls it's saturday 5:30 am while I'm writing this so I gotta get ready,I'm off to some sales.Always a adventure never know what you'll find..Yesterday hubby found a 1890's seeder wheelbarrow it's awesome but how he will get it to market is beyond me,It wasn't for sale but he spotted it hanging in the rafters and talked to the man and he was going to take it to a museum but agreed to sell it to hubby.I couldn't say no as it was truelly a piece of history..I'll try to get some pics.Last week I bought 2 huge red wing crocks I kept the 12 gallon and sold the other,I also found some Victorian cemetery iron gate post they were ornate and just wonderful,he had the gate too but wouldn't sell it.I did already sell the gate post as well.Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! A few of you are having troubles and please know you are in my thoughts and prayers!~Amy

19 comments:

Farmhouse prims said...

Amy, I am so glad that you are on the mends and feeling better. Wow sounds like you got some awesome goodies from that old picker. Awesome, awesome things from Misi,
I admire her talent so much!
I bet Pa. is beautiful right now, enjoy your beautiful day and hope you come home with many wonderful finds. hugs, Lecia

cucki said...

Hello dear, I am so happy that you are feeling better...
Your gifts sound so sweet..
Big hugs for you x

Prims By The Water said...

Glad to hear you are feeling better. If you are like me and Bob, we love picking through barns for goodies. Sounds like you found some nice stuff! Good luck selling. We will be out buying tomorrow again..also love the hunt. Take care, Janice

Raymond Homestead said...

So glad you are feeling better Amy. Sounds like you got some good deals from the retired picker. I bet it was fun going through all that stuff! Love the prim kitty, so cute!

tj said...

...I am so glad to hear that you and hubby are doing better! It definitely sounds like everything is starting to turn around for you both. :o)

...Don't you just love when you come across great finds at great prices? I do too!

...Have a most lovely Saturday! Thinking of you. :o)

...Peace & blessings.

Trace4J said...

Good Morning
So good to see a post from you.
You been in my prayers.
Sounds like you have had good week.
We have had beautiful Spring here in Pa. haven't we?
Have a wonderful weekend.
Woolie hugs

Sandi @ The Primitive Skate said...

Hello Amy...
I was thinking of you yesterday.
I was gonna e-mail you to see how you were doing,
But got busy with some orders I had to finish, and time
Got away from me. So glad to hear that you are doing
Better. We had a few days of warm weather here in Wisconsin, then 2days of freezing cold weather and rain.
Now today was fairly good weather.
Take Care and Happy Pickin'!

Sandi

CRAFTY STITCHERS said...

I am glad that you are feeling better and continue to mend. Great gifts, enjoy and take care.

Mary said...

Hi Amy, so glad to hear your feeling much better, will still keep you in prayer that you cont to mend 100%. Wow what wonderful new treasures you received from Misi, I just love that little Kitty! Sounds like you found yourself some awesome things from that old picker....how fantastic!
Wishing you a wonderful weekend!
Hugs Mary

Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

So glad to hear you Re feeling better. I hope yo are 100 percent soon!!

Oh LUCKY you!!!! Would have loved to have seen what you bought and sold! Sounds awesome!!!

Xo

Denise said...

So happy that you are feeling better. It is so nice to find such great deals.

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Oh our favorite time of the year has begun ~ this week we get to go barn pickin' I hope he has lots of new stuff. Sounds like you found some wonderful treasures ~ must of been if you sold them already!!!

Wonderful goodies you got from Misi ~ that chick in the basket is soooo cute!!!

Glad your feeling better!
Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
Prim Blessings
Robin

Primitive Stars said...

Hi Amy, so nice to hear from you and that your feeling better, take care of yourself.....The weather sounds perfect, glad to hear your out gardening.....wow! Such great goodies you have been finding, I would want to keep everything though,:)....love your swap goodies from Misi, all are wonderful but that kitty is prim goodness, love it......Have a great week, Hugs Francine.

Wendy @ Ravenwood Whimzies said...

Hi Amy-You are missed when you don't blog. I am glad to hear the pain is almost gone. Lovin' your goodies from Misi. Do you think you'll be doing another swap soon? I have been itching to start sign-ups for the Christmas in July one I hosted last year...but figure it is still a bit too early.
Take care - will pray you are pain free soon!

acorn hollow said...

glad you are feeling better. It sounds like you have had some great finds.
and some great sales.
Cathy

Theresa said...

We've missed you Amy!!! Glad you are finally feeling better. Love the goodies Misi sent....she's such a sweetie. :0)

frontporchprims said...

What a fun buisness you are in!!! And to be able to do it with hubby is even better. What a riot to be the first to go through an ol pickers goods. Like Christmas. I don't know how you part with it all though. I couldn't do it. I am glad you swaped with Misi. She is truly wonderful.......as you are yourself. -Steph-

Lisa Diane said...

Hi Amy!!
I'm SO glad you are feeling better, and just in time for the nice spring weather! :-)
Enjoy it all, dear friend, and remember how many online friends you have thinking of you and praying for you! You deserve it!

Hugs and Blessings!
Lisa

COUNTRY PICKINS said...

Hi Amy, I am so glad you are feeling better! I have missed you! I love the swap items from Misi...they are beautiful! Finally some beautiful weather here in Pa. Hope you get to the sales and Flea Markets. Feel better sweet Amy, saying a prayer for you. Hugs,
Linda