Monday, August 17, 2009

Vintage Find & a priceless moment !

Since my camera is broken, I have to post about this thrifty find I made a few months ago.

Vintage Winter Frost White Corelle, 1970.

{8 cups & saucers, a mere 10 cents each.}

I spent 80 cents.

When I saw these, the first thought that came to mind was this...

Jello !

and I have to say, even my teenage sons thought that eating jello out of these was 'cool'.

And I really must share a priceless moment for me this weekend.

While we were boating, we came upon a school of dolphins ! There were 7, swimming right next to us. All in pairs with a new mama and BABY !!! Oh my gosh, I cannot tell you how excited I was. It was a magical moment. Thankfully I had my cell phone with me. (My new camera needs to get here soon !!!! )Here is the only photo I was able to capture.

And don't forget to stop by Southern Hospitality for more thrifty finds, and Smiling Sally for more blue !

Don't still have time to enter my book giveaway ! Just leave a comment on that post !


Judy said...

Beautiful photos.

An Accomplished Woman said...

How great... those would be lovely outside. No breakage.


Maya said...

I love the pictures with cups! I can only imagine how exciting that must have been to be so close to a dolphin family, what a moment.

Tracy is ... Loving Pretty Things said...

what fun - an amazing adventure!!!


anita said...

thank you for visiting and commenting at my site..
i would have loved to see this!
lucky you!
i love your header pic, very cute!

Cheryl said...

Wow, what an awesome thing to see!

SmilingSally said...

That blue jello does look good in those cute white cups. Congrats on seeing those dolphins! Happy Blue Monday!

Coloradolady said...

How wonderful you were able to see the dolphins. I have never seen any in natural environments, what a blessing. Love your blue jello in the white dishes, so pretty and fresh looking!

susan said...

That is still a great picture with your cell phone! You were pretty close to them! Very cool color jello--at first I thought it was Easter egg dye--great idea!

Lynn said...

Teenagers would love blue jello as would my precious 3 yr. old granddaughter. Must say it looks very pretty presented like this.

Even more amazing...your adventure at sea. WOW!!!

Hope your camera arrives today.

Terry said...

oh my gosh what an awesome moment.
Thank you for sharing with us.
Happy Blue Monday to you and blessings to you for the rest of the week.
Happy Trails

Sarah said...

Enjoyed my visit. Thanks for sharing. Happy Blue Monday!

Reeni♥ said...

I love those cups with the blue jello! And how lovely - the dolphins! This entire post made me feel so serene.

Life is good! said...

do you think dolphins get as excited about seeing humans as we do them, probably not. love the pictures!

Happily Retired Gal said...

Lovely blues in your post (and header). I can sit and watch dolphins for hours!
Hugs and blessings,

santamaker said...

Great finds for only 80cents. I came home from garage sailing this weekend and told my hubby he couldn't afford me.... I had spent a whole 50 cents! He was happy, I was disappointed...not a great day for bargains for me!

Kate said...

I don't think I have ever found a deal like that!

The dolphins are so cool. Thank you for sharing.

Anne said...

Oh I'm so jealous of those cups! My grandma used to have a bunch and (I think yours are the same size) they measure one cup exactly, so they are totally useful! I have four I found at a thrift store and my husband uses one to measure the water for his oatmeal every morning.

I'm dying for a piece of that mud cake now... it looks so good with the frosting- wow!

Queen B. said...

Anne -
REALLY ??? They measure 1 cup ??
How cool is that...I'm going to go check right now !!
At least I know who to send them to if I part with them !!


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