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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

SCORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!


So...last Friday I popped Allie in her car seat and we headed up the lake to do some shopping.  It was a beautiful day and the lake was so calm and pretty...but it's a good thing I was looking on the OTHER side of the road at one point, because there was a special treasure just sitting near the edge of the road, waiting for a new owner!
It took ALL my strength to get this wonderful find in the back of my Acadia (Allie was no help at all - lol), but I got it in and am just tickled with it!  I think my whole body was shaking for a 1/2 hour or more afterwards...I'm not sure if it was from excitement or the extreme exertion I had to expend getting it in the back of the car.

All this FREE!
Complete with original manuals, a letter, belts, attachments...it's a genuine pedal sewing machine and I am in LOVE with it!

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Here's a couple other pictures to share...
Steph, Maria & I took a stroll down the road on Sunday....

These views are one of the main reasons we fell in love with This Olde House


Some of the girls - out enjoying the Fall weather

The old black compost bin that was here when we moved here makes a great 'emergency shelter' for the girls if a hawk happens by.

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and finally...
I'm having a quick little contest on my Facebook page so why not grab your broom and fly on over to find out how you can win.

17 comments:

  1. Morning Wendy, great score indeed, love it.......Beautiful Fall pictures, love the Kitty with the witches hat, to cute.......Blessings Francine.

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  2. Lucky you! It's a beautiful old machine! :0)

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  3. I'd say SCORE, that is a wonderful machine..
    What a treasure!

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  4. Now that is something we all would all love to find just sitting there, lol. Nice find.

    Debbie

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  5. That is so awesome! My grandma has one and I hope someday it will go to me. I don't think it's as old as yours, I'll have to get a photo of it soon and post it on my blog, I've been meaning to. I know nothing about it.

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  6. Oh Happy Day!
    I bet you were doing cartwheels.
    Great new treasure.
    Love your beautiful photos.
    Woolie Hugs

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  7. Oh my goodness those are heeeeavvvy! Amazing what we can accomplish in excitement...smile...Amy

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  8. Wow, that's pretty neat! Can't beat free!

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  9. Lord almighty, you did score gal! Someone was throwing this beauty away?! I'm happy you found it :)
    Wow, what great scenery around you. Just like a Folk Art painting.
    Blessings,
    Carol

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  10. I am going to guess that you are going to win the "Score of the Year" award! Good eye!

    Kendra

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  11. Wow, what a great find! So glad you got it loaded and taken back to your house. Why would someone even throw away such a treasured antique is beyond me. perhaps they knew not what they had there :)

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  12. Oh my.....what a score indeed!!!!! You won the jackpot!!! Why would someone throw that away is beyond me! Congrats!! :)

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  13. wow! what a beauty!!
    just love it!

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  14. What a fabulous view you have and a wonderful place to walk! Love LOVE your old sewing machine. I bet you were doing the happy dance! I've missed visiting with you. I don't know what happened to my blog favs. I just put your blog back in and now I won't miss your fun! Sweet hugs, Diane

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