Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Here Chick! Chick!

See this little rooster? He's only about 8 inches tall. Smooth, shiny and I think really pretty, if you like roosters that is. I have one daughter who doesn't. Roosters or monkeys or clowns, but I digress.

I'm always looking for a bargain, and when I find one, I try to get it. My DIL has roosters in her kitchen. In fact I bought her a plate with one on it that has the same colors as her kitchen. It looks pretty on the black granite counter.

So, I bought this rooster. Now contrary to what you may be thinking, this rooster has not been shot with #9 birdshot. The holes are there on purpose. Gives it a filigree' look. And I love the color on the tips of the tail feathers. He is actually a little darker than the picture gives him credit for being.

Anyway, I think I got a good deal. Now I shop in lots of places. For instance, TJMaxx is a favorite of mine for cookware, dishes and such. Remember the Butler's Pantry dinner plates and dessert plates I bought for cheap. Well, lately I've hit a few other spots including Tuesday Morning and Dollar General and Big Lots. I paid a whole 6 dollars for this little goodie(paid 2 for the rooster plate) and even though my picture taking isn't up there with some of yours, I want you to guess whether I got my little bargain at TJMaxx, Tuesday Morning or Dollar General or Big Lots. Leave me a comment, and I'll do a random drawing(if there's more than one comment) and you will get a surprise. You don't have to be right. And by the way, daughter#1, since you already know the answer, keep your fingers off the keyboard cause what I really want to know is if my taste is really good and I can spot a diamond in the rough, or if I got took.

Whichever it is, my DIL will be getting this rooster and whether she likes my choices or not, she's nice enough not to tell me to take my 'junk' and go home.

Are you a bargain hunter? I'm not much of a shopper, but when I have to venture out, and if I find what I think is a good bargain, I try to take advantage of it.

Hope you are having a great Wednesday. Pray for our country. Love one another.


#1daughter said...

But I would like a suprise too! And IMHO monkeys, clowns and roosters is what is wrong with the world today. They're evil!

Amy said...

I love that rooster- my kitchen is done in roosters, also! I'm always on the hunt for cute and inexpensive stuff!

I would guess that you got it from TJMAX, only because I frequently shop the other stores you mentioned and I've never seen it - it I had - I would have bought it too!

Amy said...

I gotta agree with #1daughter - monkeys and clowns are just awful - can't stand them!

tipper said...

Cute rooster! I'm going with Dollar General-just cause thats the only store you listed in my area!

Laura ~Peach~ said...

i am the gnome kind of gal! years and years were spent hunting and collecting everything unicorn then one day.... a gnome came into my life and nothing has been the same since :) my sister in law does the roosters!

Lisa said...

Well, I think you found that adorable Rooster at Tuesday Morning. That is a great store to shop at and I have not been there in a while. I keep saying I want to go, but I am never in the right place when I think about it! And I like TJMax too,but I don't shop there. I may have been to one about a half dozen times. But my daughter likes it. You have to remember I lived in a small town and had to drive to "the city" (Okla. city) to do much shopping. But I grew up shopping at Tues. Morning. Now don't tell me you got the Rooster at the Dollar General!

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