Slotting in with Sophies Flea Market Finds, I give thanks to my son for my find this week.
Anyone with children will appreciate, its really hard work op shopping with a toddler. So my trick is to find the first toy, book, whatever, give that to my son to look at whilst quickly browsing, perhaps find another toy, book, whatever and then buy it, or put it back on the self on exit. This works for, ooooo around 5 minutes, then he is bored and cries, and we have to leave. Fun.
Well this time, whilst at one of my favourite op shops AAPS in Cheltenham, my son grabbed one of those $2 plastic bags filled with toys and was delighted with the amount of toy cars in to play with (5 cars!). Amongst these cars was a little beauty; a vintage style pale blue ute toy, I love it, and whilst he does play with the ute at home, it sits really pretty on the mantlepiece above my fireplace: