Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Best. Husband. Ever.

So my husband is wonderful in countless ways and incredibly handsome to boot!

But today he scored major points with me by finding one of the best curbside finds...an amazing sewing machine!! There was an older Singer Merritt down the street from us with a sign and plastic bag attached. The bag contained the manual, extra feet, bobbins, etc. The sign read: "Sews Great but Doesn't Wind Bobbins".

Knowing that his wife is a woman who appreciates garbage "treasures", he picked it up.

And the former owner was mistaken...it does indeed wind bobbins. I had a grand time playing with my new machine tonight, marveling at the stitch options. I pretended not to notice E smirking at my glee. He has often said that the "perfect gift" for me would be a gift certificate to Salvation Army. He's probably right.

Once again, God showers His lavish love and provisions on us.

My helper doing his "clean up" duties. The old yellow stepstool has become his perch while I am cooking.


  1. What a great find! Hope you enjoy making lots of fun things with it!

  2. What a thoughtful hubby! I can't believe this was found on the curb! You'll have a ton of fun with it!

  3. You are a lucky girl with such an understanding husband! (I have one the same overhere, must be his twin!) The machine looks beautiful and that sewingbox is so nice... Your little cook is a cutie too!
    Although I live in the Netherlands, I also looovee the salvation army, secondhand shops and fleemarkets (we don't have garage sales overhere). I find the most beautiful things; yesterday a beautiful wooden garage for the boys to play with their dinky toys and today a wooden childrens stove, like new! (and only 1,50 euro).
    My only problem is that I don't like shopping in 'normal' shops anymore...things are so expencive and they all look the same! Do you recognice that?