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Saturday, August 25, 2007

What a Baragin...this is what 5 dollars got me!



OH MY! Is all I can say...I was walking Glacier and on a whim I took my wallet. Thankgoodness I did. I found a garage sale with ok stuff. Until I spotted what I wanted, but alas, it was in someone else's arms. But I kept a very close eye on it. I kept hearing her talking to her friend that 5 dollars was alot for this platter, but she held on to it. FINALLY, she put it down...I was 2 steps behind her and waited till she walked away and then SCOOPED it up! I could hear the heavens open up and the angels singing...! As the heaven's light shone down on me as I came up to pay, the woman then came up and had the gall to ask for it back! I politely told her she had placed it down and walked away...far away. Almost 2 tables ahead. I said no, and that I was buying it. She then went up to the lady whose garage sale it was and complained. The woman said..."easy come and easy go"! I fell out laughing so hard that I think I even snorted...LOL!

Isn't it beautiful?! It is hugh and I must have looked very strange carrying a large platter while walking my dog. But what a baragin at 5 dollars! Here is a close up of the trim with all those pumpkins and vines! And it was made in Italy! Just a gorgous piece to add to my kitchen or living room. Can you see it filled with lovely white candles on a table somewhere in my house! Or even used to hold turkey or ham in the fall! I LOVE IT. And yes my friends the heavens were smiling on me today!

9 comments:

Terri and Bob said...

I've said it before and I'll say it again... you lucky duck.

I can't wait to see where you put it!

Becky said...

It will go perfectly with those leaves!!

Anne F. said...

Her lose and your gain Robyn, that will look so pretty on your fall table. You sure scored a wonderful find on that one.

Lisa said...

That was great detective work! That has happened to me before and Its so great when they have a change of heart and put the item down! So pretty, I love your idea about the candles! Take a picture when you use it! XOXO

The Payzants: said...

I can see your turkey on that now in your very first thanksgiving in your new home. Just Beautiful!!

Sandy McTier said...

Beautiful tray! Will match your fall leaves perfectly! I would have picked up it as well for a $5'er.

Have a wonderful week.
Blessings,
Sandy :)

Gretchen said...

What a great find! I love yard sales. :)

Tom & Judy said...

Lucky, lucky you!

anita said...

It's absolutely gorgeous! A work of art by itself even.