Well Hello there!

Ohh have you ever just needed to slow down before the next storm? I think I needed it this week, I have had a little bit of much needed down time. Ohh so much to tell you! First my little finds!Img_9273  Lots of vintage fabric lately! Those cute little Flashcards are my favorite find! only 75 cents…… lots of vintage greeting cards the whole pack under a dollar! the little pink vintage basket was 1 dollar it has metal handles on it, great to keep some supplies…  I also found these beauties……….Img_9274

Ohhh are these Vintage Prom dresses just the Best! they were 8.95 each! What will I do with them? Heck I don’t know, who cares! I love them!

this one has a hat next to it! they are hanging in rascals room right now!

Img_9275  Lets see what else?

I have more goodies in the Etsy Shop. The things I am most excited about are the Junque books I am hand-making, but they will not be up until next week here is a sneak peak:Img_9279 Img_9276

They are all going to be hand-made by me ready for you to play in them! I also have some Little Junque book kits so you can make your own! and also these little cuties:Img_9289 Img_9309

That is what Ive been up to! This blogging thing connects you to new and old friends, isn’t it funny how people just find you through just linking??? I am so grateful for that, people I haven’t been in touch with and miss are finding me!! Yay!! Wow what a small world! this year I promise I would surround myself with happiness and its working…….. I don’t know about you, but I try to laugh at least a couple of times a day, mostly at myself. I fall allot I am clumsy very clumsy, I laugh at my husband (he has a dry sense of humor), I laugh at my daughter, she is hilarious! I also love dumb shows like the office and anything Will Ferrell does! My cousin , and I can just get on the phone and start laughing for no reason at all, and I am finding out that allot has to do with my laugh (thanks cuz!) here is a picture of her:White_2  She is my best friend, my family, my biggest fan, my number one family reporter and my Hollywood connection! She lives in the heart of Los Angeles and her connections are amazing…. I know the scoop before it comes out in People magazine. The funny thing is, she could care less. I always try to get stuff out of her! She thinks I have no life wondering about these people in Hollyweird……. She calls me Scrapper-suburban mom. Its fun to go and visit and live like them for a little bit, but I don’t know how she lives in the Heart of that crazy city. Wait till she has her own kids and the homeless guy is eying her child, lets see what she thinks about little Suburban Mom now! Just kidding cuz! Love you to bits! She is getting married in September any advice for planning a wedding?? Let me know, she is going crazy poor thing! Ok, off to get rascal at grandmothers house, I hope everyone is having a wonderful Friday!!!

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14 Responses to “Well Hello there!”

  1. Helle Greer Says:

    Ohhh WOW such Yummieness, I want to touch it all. I tell you You are just the queen of finding all this good stuff. We have a date in June!!!!
    It is always a treat when you update your blog.
    Hugs my dear,
    helle

  2. Cerri Says:

    OH wow Lilia, great finds! I can NOT wait to see the junk books you are working on!! I have been toying with some ideas like that myself.
    The prom dresses are to die for! Gorgeous! –and so is your cousin. She has amazing eyes!
    I miss chatting with you, drop me an email if you want!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    ~Cerri
    xoxo

  3. lori Says:

    You always seem to find THE best stuff, you must be very lucky. LOVE those dresses!! Your cousin is lovely, it is so nice when your best friend is also family. The bonds are so much deeper, my sister is my best friend. Please visit me on my blog:faeriewindow.blogspot.

  4. Karen Says:

    Another great thrifting treasure trove! I am so jealous of those flash cards that you always manage to find! LOL I always look and never find anything charming–only the boring, ugly ones. Wah! I can’t wait to see your new little “junk books”, I’m sure they will be cute as can be!
    Happy Easter to you and your family.
    Smiles, Karen

  5. ArtsyMama Says:

    What great finds and what fun stuff you’ve been up to! Always busy with something fabulous:) Yes…I now have two books. I got yours today from Marilyn….oh wow is it GORGEOUS!!! Can’t wait to work in it. I’m still working in Marilyn’s and hope to send it home to her soon!
    Have a great weekend.
    Kari

  6. Gypsy Purple-Chamara Says:

    Oh my word…as always these are so lovely!!!
    Your cousin is as lovely as you……have you ever seen the wedding blog “Style me Pretty…” http://www.stylemepretty.com shed does inspiration boards for brides …lovely
    Take a look…knowing you, you will love the visuals anyway 🙂

  7. Southern Heart Says:

    I love all of your finds…those flash cards are particularly charming! And, your cousin is lovely…I wish her a happy wedding and blessed life.
    Happy Easter!

  8. cece marie Says:

    Hi! I recently discovered your blog. It is all just so beautiful and inspiring! Thank you for letting me glimpse into your life and appreciate your creativity and beautiful aesthetic! Anyways, I just felt compelled to write when you mentioned your cousin is getting married and seeking advice. I got married almost 2 years ago and I created the most difficult situation for myself. We and had our wedding and formal sit down dinner in the middle of the woods, (literally, the woods!) therefore everything had to be brought in. It was beautiful like a fairy tail and I am so proud of how it turned out but the preperations made me go nuts! So, now I tell everyone that deligating is key BUT I regret not putting EVERYTHING in writing. I would express exactly how I wanted something or how I needed help from staff or family members and they would respond like they totally “got it” so I would move on assuming that it was handled. Oh, contrare! I now wish I had every last bit put into checklists leaving no room for others interpretations or room for them to add there own “flavor” as my Mom called it. I learned so much from this wedding that I contemplated becoming an event planner even! Thanks again for your beautiful blog and thank you for letting me share my “wedding thoughts!” Congradulations to your cousin! Oh, and you have such a lovely little girl!
    Sincerely, Cece
    sincerelycece@typepad.com
    PS I’m new to this blogging world…I hope it is ok to write to people you don’t even know? I certainly do not want to invade anyones privacy but I am a friendly girl and just wanted to put my 2 cents in! Thank you!

  9. charlotte lyons Says:

    I just found you and added your link immediately! beautiful work, so much to see and read! thanks…..happy Easter!

  10. Pamela Says:

    I have the same flash cards only I paid full price for them…they are from Colonial Williamsburg. My price was $7.95…but I loved them and they were one of the things I bought as a keepsake of our trip there last fall. Did you get the box they came in? It is tied up with twine…I have not even opened mine as I like the way the box looks with the twine on it. Silly, huh?
    I have filled my home with treasures/antiques from garage sales. I would have it no other way…I find the best stuff this way. The neighbors must think, “Where does she put all of that stuff?” But I can pack it away like nobody’s business…I think we have to be able to do this in order to keep the ‘hunt’ going on. Keep sharing your finds!

  11. nancy in ks Says:

    Where oh where do you find this stuff??? Please give us some names of places you haunt. LOVE your blog.

  12. Felicia Says:

    Oh my goodness those treasures are wonderful!

  13. Risa | The ParTea Planner Says:

    I love your blog! You make a fellow thrifty junkie green with envy. I too love, LOVE the office and will ferrel. Have your cuz contact me if she needs some wedding planning advice, I am a wedding consultant in OC – not far from Hollyweird. Have her go to http://www.RomanzaEvents.com to contact me should she just need to chat or run things by me, I’d be more than happy to help a fellow blogger! *Risa

  14. Mendy Says:

    What a fun prom dress! Don’t tell me it’s vintage though…looks like MY prom dress..hehehe! You found some fun goodies!

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