So how was your Mother's Day? My kind of sucked. I feel a bit ungrateful for saying so. I guess I just set my expectations too high.
I did get lots of love and a fabulous gift from my own flesh and blood son. So for that I am grateful. But my 20 year old stepson that I've been a mom to for almost 15 years made the day pretty sucky for me. It was so bad that the wicked step mom in me had to make an appearance. And I hate being a wicked step mom. In 15 years this is probably only the 2nd or 3rd time that she has raised her ugly head. But she had grown tired of the bad attitude, lack of respect, lack of being appreciative and his not thinking of anyone else but himself and that he still hadn't mowed the lawn. Yep, the last one was the final straw that brought on the wicked step mom.
Oh well, this too shall pass. And if not, he is going to find himself out on his butt. He thinks he has it so bad at home, let him find out how the real world is.
Sorry for the little tirade. But I do feel better now. So let's move on to more pleasant things.
A couple of weeks ago I was back in my old haunting grounds down in San Diego county. I had the chance to visit one of my favorite thrift stores AMVETS. There I found my first soup tureen. I was so excited. I have seen so many pretty ones out in blogville and I was feeling out of the loop. I needed me a soup tureen.
And now I have one.
Isn't she purdy?
She didn't look this purdy when I first found her. She was pretty dirty. But she cleaned up nicely.
And she only cost me $5.00! It was 1/2 price on miscellaneous items the day I was there.
She does have a crack in her lid. And she is missing her ladle.
But she still deserves to be the center of attention on top of my TV cabinet.
She feels right at home with all the other white thrifty goodies I've picked up over the years.
She's queen of the TV cabinet. At least for now.
I feel a whole new collection coming on.
So what great thrifty treasures have you scored lately? And have you had to be a wicked step mom? Do tell!
Thrifty Treasures @ Southern Hospitality
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm