Saturday morning went like this ..... snow, coffee, chit chat, laundry and craigslist.
Craigslist ad: Free Christmas items. Free chairs, Lamps.
Phone call: Woman, with a South African voice. Organizer for hire. What?
Me: I'll be there in an hour or two :)
Hubby: I'll get the truck and Tom/ Tom
Drive... in snow, not bad. Arrive. 1920's Home.
Greeted by Organizer for hire. Hello, Hello.
Organizer introduces me to Owner. Hello.
Owner from Boston but, likes New Yorkers.
Good, off to a good start! Sigh..
Showed me free Christmas items. Many boxes. I'll take it!
Then, tour of the Home. 3 Bedrooms.
First off, the Library in the back of the home. Filled with an array of old books. Dusty old books.
Organizer: You look like Renee Zellweger. LOL!
Me: Chuckled as I looked at buttons. Many buttons.
Organizer: There is more sewing items here. Oh good, do you sew?
Me: Chuckle, a no!
Organizer: What about this quilt?
Me: I'll take it!
Organizer: Opens closet door in bedroom as I look at crochet books. Many books. She begins to take out B&W Family photos, old letters and finished needle work marked 1906.
Me: Are they for sale?
Organizer: No, not till Owner goes through them.
Me: I can understand. Sigh
Me: Do you have any vintage clothing? desk?
Organizer: Come this way..
Me: As I stepped into the bedroom filled with art deco furniture. There is jewelery? Eyeing jewelry box on dresser.
Organizer: Yes, look at this cameo.
Me: I love this Victorian compact. Is it for sale?
Organizer: No, not till the Antique appraiser comes.
Organizer: Let me show you some vintage clothing as she takes out several dresses from the closet. Then, hat boxes filled with hats from 1920's, 1930's. Then, a fashion show. Organizer starts to put on hats and laughs. Get that visual.
Me: How much?
Downstairs. Hubby is speaking to Owner. Owner asks him if he's interested in old tools. Hubby's eyes light up.. This is not a good sign, I thought. Then, they went off to the basement. I hear laughing. Hm mm....
Time to wrap things up..
Husband: It's getting dark, time to get going.
Organizer: Let me show you what we are throwing out!!!
How did your Saturday go?
Have a great Sunday!!!
Ooops! I mean Liz :)