Friday, May 7, 2010

Be Careful, It’s Hot

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        At the recent Jackson Street Market Days in Harlingen, this conversation took place at a vendor’s booth.

Me:  “Oh look at that bracelet. May I see it?”

Booth Vendor’s Husband (manning the booth while his wife is on break) , handing it to me:  “Be careful, it’s hot.”

Me:  “Hot?”

Vendor’s Husband:  “Yes.  I mean No! I mean it’s not hot like it’s stolen, it’s hot because, you know, it’s hot.”

Me, tossing the bracelet around like a hot potato: “Oh my gosh, this is hot.”  (It had been sitting out in the bright sunlight.)

Vendor’s Husband, relieved at confirmation: “ Yes! Hot- very hot, but not stolen.”

        While juggling it, I spotted this- for my new instantaneous locket collection.

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        That hot Saturday, I also bought an apron , sold at this vendor’s booth for her sister- a fellow blogger.

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     The blogger is Yoli at her blog,  Apron Senorita .

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        Isn’t it wonderful? I fell in love with the hot colors, the large hot pink rick rack, and above all, the turquoise ball fringe.

        I am having a garage sale this weekend.  I hope it’s not too hot.

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19 comments:

Nola @ the Alamo said...

Hope the weather is nice for your garage sale. Wish I lived closer, I'd come see what treasures you are parting with!

Julie Harward said...

What a HOT post this is...yes, I love the hot little apron and the jewels too! Looks like a lot of fun! Today is a special day st my blog..come say hi if you can :D

Robyn said...

Excellent finds! Love that locket...I would've totally bought the braclet too! An apron is one thing I don't own, but this one makes me want to get one. It is very cute!

Rustique Art said...

Good luck on your garage sale!

That bracelet is HOT!!! but I mean gorgeous!

I'm ashamed to say that if I had bought that bracelet...I probably would take it apart and use it on a cross. :( I'm so bad...but old jewelry components make the crosses that much more special b/c they are more unique. ((hiding my head in shame))

Blondie's Journal said...

The locket is awesome and I love the colorful apron. Good luck with your garage sale!!

xoxo
Jane

Beeutiful by Design said...

Good luck with yard sale - great finds!

Stacey said...

How funny. :)

Theresa said...

Good luck with the sale, I love the apron:) Sweet friend, that's what you are, sweet friend!

Hugs!

Karen said...

I'm always a little sad when I get to the end of your blog. Durn! I always want to know more. I need to find out the hours of your garage sale. I might take a walk down the street, neighbor. That new roof and paint job look terrific!
Hugs,
Karen
Ladybug Creek

Marydon Ford said...

What a gorgeous locket ... & bright apron.

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Laura PARING DOWN said...

I love that ball fringe, too! So cute!

Good luck with the garage sale. We are in the 80s in the mornings already (90s in the afternoon)

:) Laura

Lenore said...

Wow, that is a "hot" bracelet, Laura...love it and your new locket!
Thanks for the visit.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Really like the locket and bracelet. Wish you lots of luck at your sale!
Happy Mother's Day!

stefanie said...

how funny!
thanks for the visit and sweet compliment...they garden around the pond is about six years old, every year I plant something new...I try to find things, like roses that spread and take up alot of room.

Emily {Frilly Details} said...

What a funny story about the "hot" bracelet! I've enjoyed looking around at your blog. I noticed you have a link to Nell Hill's blog. Have you been to her store before? I live in KC so I'm fortunate to be close to one of her shops and it is breathtaking. I'm pretty sure I could spend all day in there! And she has the most amazing paint colors too.

Hope your garage sale went well :)

bj said...

Love that apron...
Good luck with your garage sale. I LOVE to go to them and HATE to have one! :)
hugs, bj

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

I love the bracelet and the locket. What a cute apron. Hope you have a great turn out at your garage sale.

June said...

Hi Laura! I love the apron! The colors are exciting...and yes, I'd say 'hot'!
I hope you have a great yard sale and make lots of cash to go buy someone elses cast offs. That's what I always seem to do. lol
hugs

Lisa said...

Love all your loot! Have a Happy Mother's Day, Laura!

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