Mia with our wagon...we definitely needed it!
Mia got a free bunny from a lady when she told her it was her birthday. (Although I really don't like buying used stuffed animals.)
Mia holding one of the Littlest Pet Shop animals I bought her. We picked out a whole bunch, including an adorable sea horse!
Some videos! Because we still have a VCR in my house! And I don't have those Disney flicks on DVD yet. Oh, and the Barbie Workout video? Funny story. The only fight my sister Ciara & Alyssa ever got in was over the video. Alyssa wanted to do what Barbie said, but Ciara wanted to do jumping jacks. It didn't end too well, but we got a good laugh when we found the vhs again!
$2 box of old (1960s-1970s) encyclopedias on nature & history. They've already been used for collages in my sketchbook. The pictures are quite wonderful.
Really vintage books! For a nickel a piece! More collage supplies for me!
And a few National Geographics from the 60s. For $0.50 a piece. I was tempted to get more, and after some collages I made today, I really wish I had.
Records, of course! Another version of Mary Poppins (because it had a great cover), 2 Simon & Garfunkel, and some others.
Really old gumball machine (for an animation idea I've had!) and a vintage label maker (the color was too great to pass up!).
My pride and joy: a paint-by-number painting of the Last Supper! I love the look of a lot of old paint-by-numbers, and I love Jesus. So obviously, for $3, I needed this. Haha! I think it might look alright in my new dining room...we'll see what my roommates think. It's this fantastic?
I've been entirely exhausted today. Still. From moving on Wednesday & Thursday. Oh, did I forget to mention that? Wednesday, my dear old dad and I drove down to Cleveland, moved all my stuff from apartment A on the second floor to apartment B on the fourth floor. Down 19 steps. Up 2 steps. Into the van. Drive a mile. Out of the van. Up 42 steps. We're a little tired. The good news: my dad's a little closer to quitting smoking after "climbing Mt. Everest" as he's been calling this moving adventure. And, of course, I love my new apartment! I'm back in Detroit now until August, but I'm kind of itching to go back. I guess it's a good thing that I love my school that much.