Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Flea Market Find

This past weekend, I loaded up the kids and headed off to the flea market. The one we have here is small but it's so fun because they have a petting zoo and little taco stands everywhere. Oh and this time I found a fruit stand that had freshly sliced papaya, melons, grapes, berries, and more. If I didn't know any better, I'd swear it was in Mexico!
I am no "Pro", by any means, when it comes to flea markets and yard sales but I'm learning and loving it more each time I go! So for my beautiful find. It's a "Bean Pot with a serving basket." I saw it and fell in love! It's my favorite color and it's the perfect size to serve anything from a pot of beans to a winter stew.
As odd as this may sound, I have bonded with this cute little "Bean Pot" and plan to make it a regular addition at our family dinners!


Anonymous said...

That's a great find! I love flea markets and yard sales so much! I'm not a pro either, I just feel bad negotiating when the prices are already so low!

I know what you mean about bonding with a serving dish - that really sounds funny when I re-read that sentence, lol!!! My Grandfather had this intricate silver pickle server. It was so nice! It looked like it belonged to the Queen of England. I miss that pickle server!

Anonymous said...

Awesome find. I have never been to a flea market but I have been to my share of garage sales. My Dad is obsessed with them too. He always manages to find the weirdest yet cutest stuff. I have to say the one thing I am most proud about finding at a garage sale is my vintage Strawberry Shortcake doll house. I bought it for $4 and it is worth over $900 on ebay. I would never sell it but I totally lucked out huh? I'm obsessed with Strawberry Shortcake...hehe.

MoMo sprnany said...

I'm loving this bean bowl lisa! Awesome find!

goat65 said...

I was wondering when I would finally get to see this Bean Pot. You done good Hon, It's beautiful. Look forward to sharing a pot of beans with you.:-)

MrsSchlereth said...

Thanks you guys! I love that we can all relate.
Rain- You have no idea how relieved I was to hear that I was not the only one to become emotionally involved with a serving dish! ;)

LadyBug- I'm thinking that you should loan me your dad next time I go to a flea market or yard sale!

Momo- Thanks Girl!

Goat- It's much bigger than it looks in the picture. We may be eating beans for a while! ;)

Lover of Life said...

I love that little bean pot! It will definitely add pizazz to your table. Don't you love acquiring things that are meaningful and functional? It's the little things in life, that's for sure.

MrsSchlereth said...

Lover of Life- I think that's one of the reasons I fell in love with it. It has so much personality! You're right, it really is the little things that matter. That would have made a great title for this blog!! ;)