This time last Friday,
Mr. Ramblings, my daughter, Ashley, and I,
were rummaging through miles and miles of yard sales,
along Highway 301 in North Carolina, home of The 301 Endless Yard Sale.
Dressed in my favorite junkin' tee, below,
from The Salvage Sister's monthly sale I attended with friends last spring,
we hit the blacktop in search of some super bargains!
We exited off of I95 in Dunn, and got on 301 to begin our journey,
our 3rd consecutive year for the sale.
This was the 4th annual year for the weekend (Friday-Saturday) sale,
that runs from Dunn to Weldon, NC.
We've only ever made it as far as Wilson, NC.
A few shots from various vendors...
It was hot... although not as hot as last year!
Had to stop by Hills of Snow in Smithfield, NC, for a cool refreshment.
And may I say, hands down, this is the best snowcone one could ever have!
This delicious treat comes in 101 flavors.
I enjoyed a peaches and cream "snowball," and Ashley got watermelon.
Mr. Ramblings wouldn't get one, saying snow cones were juvenile,
...he certainly missed out! :)
We didn't fill our suburban nearly as full as we have in years past.
In some areas, the goods were more plentiful, in others, not.
And quite frankly, I'm trying to weed my home of stuff now.
I figured I spent around $25, and Ashley probably spent less than $70.
We also visited the antique shops in downtown Selma,
and she bought several things there included in what she spent.
Pretty excited about the unique pieces that came home with me...
The blue pottery planter was one of my favorite finds, love the vibrant color!
The glass vase and brass tray have such pretty details!
Not sure what I'll do with the vintage cobblers' molds,
but they sure were interesting (and cheap)... I'll think of something! :)
Although I've never collected much of it,
vintage Restaurantware has always fascinated me!
Found the little chinese-american restaurant dishes, couldn't pass them by.
Anyone have any idea what these may have been used for?
Aren't they the cutest?
The sweet "children" planter will go well
with my other white pottery pieces I've been collecting.
Late in the evening, we headed towards home,
taking a road we don't often travel, Highway 242.
As we rounded the road through town, in Salemburg,
we came up on the most majestic, breathtaking sight,
the front grounds of Salemburg Baptist Church were lined
with rows upon rows of American Flags.
Just as I thought I'd taken my last photo,
the wind started to blow.
There are no words to describe the popping sound of the fabric
as the flags flowed with the breeze when it was otherwise eerily quiet,
and a sight I didn't think could get any more beautiful, did just that!
This weekend will be a quiet one for us, I suppose!
Thanks for visiting,
and I hope ya'll have a great one!
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