Welcome to Nimble's Nook ...
Nimble is my little fairy friend that tags along with me on my Vintage Shopping adventures. We Enjoying Life searching for Vintage Treasures. Along the way we Celebrate Life by enjoying memories of Yesterday and making new memories along the way. This blog is where you will be a witness to some of those adventures. I have been selling on Etsy since 2009,so please visit Nimblesnook on Etsy to discover items from days gone by.
It was the perfect time of year in Upstate NY to take a road trip across Route 20, up and down the hills and in and out of the little towns and villages. If you have never been to NY in the fall it is spectacular and a must see.
I have to admit I've lived in New York all my life and I am still amazed and wait with high expectations of what beauty the season will give us. This year the colors weren't so bright and beautiful because of the 2 tropical storms that blew through,a lot of the leaves were taken off then. But It was still breathtakingly beautiful and we both had a great day.
My husband and I had the opportunity to get away for a day and decided to drive out to Skaneateles, we had both been there at separate times in our lives, although it was many years ago for both of us.
On the way out we stopped for Breakfast in Lafayette and after that I just had to stop at a green house we passed and bought 2 lilac trees and 4 ornamental grasses for my garden, hey they were on sale (if you haven't seen my garden yet scroll down later to my garden pics) The weather was perfect, dry and cool. The sun was out for most of the trip but was fading fast by mid afternoon.
Unfortunately I took the pictures from my phones camera so they seem darker than I remember the day to be.
Unfortunately the pictures looks like it was cloudy and stormy but I assure you it wasn't at this point.
I also managed to stop to all the yard sales and garage sales we spotted along the road trip. You can imagine by the time we reached home my little ford escape was loaded down, the ornamental grasses wavy to me in the rear view mirror.
I found a Thrift Shop while we were walking around town and of course had to go inside. It was small but packed full of great used and vintage items.
On the way home we drove down Rt 31 which took us along Oneida Lake.
By now the skies were threatening but we managed to grab an ice cream before the rains came.
I found this on one of my Thrifting adventures through New England and thought it would be perfect for a giveaway item. I hope you agree.
This Turkey lights up when plugged in and can be hung or stood up.
He is 20" wide and 20" tall and about 3" thick.
He is from 1995 but in Great Condition.
He would be just perfect to add to your holiday decorations.
He is made of hard durable plastic and has a removable electric cord in the back with a light bulb attached.
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