i'm not sure if anyone else follows
marian parsons blog,
but if you don't,
you should be.
right before christmas, she did a series of posts
on all the treasures she uncovered from
her grandparents attic.
she discovered some
you can check more out more of her
*can i just say "jealous"?*
well, recently, i was talking to
my grandmother and she told me she was
cleaning out her attic, and had set aside a
"box of special things"
just for me.
i was seriously excited.
we made the hour-long drive,
and my special box was loaded
into the back of my car.
i could hardly wait to open it!
what would be inside?!
some incredible vintage fabric?
i tore into it as soon as we got home.
what was inside?
a pretty random assortment of things...
a blue bunny...
a giant white sweater vest,
3 turquoise nightgowns
(1 flannel, 2 polyester),
some plastic doilies,
a map, some books and empty notebooks...
a pair of green polyester gloves,
and 3, yes 3 pairs of used polyester socks.
vintage soap anyone?
i'm still trying to figure out exactly
why my grandma had a bike lock
in the first place...
and, my personal fave-
an unused pair of
so, if you cannot tell, my grandma is a very
sensible and provident woman, which
are just a few of the traits that i
admire about her. so, i am
sure she figured i could put all
of those items to good use.
and, as a matter of fact, i
have used the scotch-brite pads
twice this week. not sure if i'll ever get
around to using those nightgowns, though...
there were a few
done by my grandma.
i just love the colors in it.
she told me it was her favorite.
the back was even signed.
thank you grandma.
i love you.