Tuesday, September 2, 2008


Welcome to part two of the 5 cent tour. This Hoosier was purchased at an estate sale, just around the corner of our home. It was the 2nd day of the sale and we bought it for under $200.00. YES, that was a "steal". We also bought a bedroom set,a very nice oriental rug and a dresser for husband. That was a Great Sale. The Hoosier is in the "Hoosier room/foyer/office/room and is to the left of the front door when you come in. The first owners used it as an informal eating area and the neighbors told us they would play cards there. We bought "Ramblewood" from the original owners :)
In the corner, by the Hoosier is part of my Longaberger collection. I have slowed down on collecting, as I'm not really "working" and they are high end baskets. I do buy the yearly Christmas basket. It's a gift my my husband !

Isn't that heart one a cute one. The iron stand that they are on, guess what, is from another estate sale. :)

Oh, My, Look who still LOVES to sleep on his back???
JACKSON BROWN, doing what he does best...when not doing naughty things. I hope you enjoyed this tour...there will be more, down the road.
This is a thought from "Our Daily Bread" which I try to read each day as a devotional, and today it spoke to me...from Deut.4:9
"Lest you forget the things your eyes seen...teach them to your children and your grandchildren."
and "If children are to find their way to God, we must point the way ."
Very powerful to me.
Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate each and every comment from you, my blogging friends. Warmly, Deb :)


BittersweetPunkin said...

I will buy Longabergers at thrift or yardsales...that's the only way I can afford them....LOL

LOVE your Hoosier!!

Charmingdesigns said...

Thanks for coming by. Oh, my craft room needs a lot more help then yours! lol. I just put the little bird on ebay...I'm working on one for Etsy, I go back and forth, I have found I reach a lot more people on Ebay...but bloggers dont like ebay.lol Love your hoosier! Laurie

Jan~Feather Your Nest Antiques said...

Love your Hoosier. I have one too but mine is painted white. Love Jackson Brown too. Jacks are such entertaining sleepers!

Judy said...

I loved your tour it was such fun. I have one basket but that's all. I wouldn't mind having more though. I hope you find some of the pumpkins, they really are cute.

Joanne Kennedy said...

What a fun tour. I like getting see a bit of what you like.

I love that picture of your dog and his name is GREAT!

My dog is named Elton after Elton John.

I got more things for your Halloween box! I think I may have to stop soon or I will have way over spent. I hate to play by the rules! LOL


Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...


Twyla and Lindsey said...

Deb, I love your hoosier! I'm so jealous cause I want one too. Yours is beautiful. I enjoyed your tour. I would pay 10 cents next time to see more. Jackson Brown looks so cute sleeping on that afghan, I have one that looks just like that! Have a great week. Twyla


What a deal on that Hoosier!!! Your basket collection is lovely too Deb.

Thanks for sharing the special word.


Cottagecheap said...

As a HOOSIER I quite like the cabinet! Also you need to kiss that dog muzzle for me!

Scooterblu's Whimsy said...

Deb, I just love your hoosier! And that was a great price!!! :)

Hope your son had a great birthday! With a meal and dessert like that, I am sure it was extra special! He is a handsome guy!

...and I just adore your fall piece with the mice! Very unique and pretty! ~Rhonda :)

Joy said...

That was a great tour---worth more than five cents!

Nermal and Kitty said...

You sure have some nice things, esp. the hoosier cabinet. I like looking at all the great things you find. Maybe you could give us all some helpful hints for finding such treasures. Nerm

Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

Hi Deb, I'm catching up on the blogs I've missed. Thank you for all your prayers and thoughts.

I love your Hoosier cabinet, you got a steal.


Pam said...

Love your hoosier! It's beautiful. What a deal you got. Cute pic of your dog too. :) Pam (pc25 on RMS)

Janiece said...

I love the Hoosier, I had no clue that was what they were called.

Becky said...

Hi Deb, I love your hoosier. I have one too. I grew up playing with them as my Great-great-great Aunt had 2 on her back porch. You can see mine in my Freshgatherings.blogspot. post.
Scroll all the way down. But they are so pratical. I pull out the top and serve off of it.
I love the baskets too.
My mom has one of the 1st JW Market baskets. A really fun colletion. I love to find them at garage sales too.

Diana Lyn said...

Good morning Deb, First of all what a Handsome young man your son is! WHEW!I love your baskets, I use to collect them and now just have a few! $$$ but so well worth it! Have a wonderful day! XO Diana Lyn

countrygirl3031 said...

Morning Deb...love your Hoosier and your baskets. Just can't afford them these days!!!

Jackson Brown is the cutest...I'd be hugging him to death!!!


Kim's Treasures said...

Thank you for the tour Deb! I love your Hoosier! What a deal!
Hope you are enjoying your day!

Joy said...

Wow, love your Longaberger collection. I have quite a few too. A lady I work with sells them.
I like their pottery as well. Love the Hoosier (although not sure what that means ;))

Donna Lynn said...

Your doggie is just darling! I love how he is sleeping, what a cutie. Wow, your hoosier is wonderful, love the baskets too, I found a Longaberger at Goodwill a couple years ago for $1!!! What a find that was.

Donna Lynn

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Deb!
What an incredible price you got on that Hoosier cabinet! It's so nice. I've always wanted on but the price has always been too much.
I have LOTS of Longaberger baskets too. I love going to the Homestead in Frazeysburg, a favorite Girls Day Out spot! I have mostly basic baskets except for a few Christmas and some Homestead baskets bought while visiting there. They are getting too pricey for me. So I enjoy and use the ones I have!
Hugs, Sherry

bee'nme said...

Hey Deb,

Looks like a WONDERFUL Hoosier...it seems to be in great shape - love it!!! And I LOVE a great bargain! The Longabergers are wonderful too...nice collection!!

Hope you have a fun weekend...filled with fun bargains :o)

Hugs and Blessings,
Becky S.

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

I love your Hoosier !

Nola @ AlamoNorth said...

Hi, this is my first visit. Every day, I pick a new blog to visit. I saw your comments on a few of my "regularly visited blogs", so I thought I'd stop by for a peek.
That Hoosier cabinet is great! I love those, but haven't ever found one at a "bargain price", but I'm still looking!
I'll be back to visit again later.

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