Thursday, June 16, 2011

Odd plates!

I hope I am not alone here.  I have some plates that I rarely use, if ever.  But I can't part with them.

You see, I am trying to purge some here.  I have gone through all of my cupboards now...and I really have taken some things to Goodwill.  But some items, I can't part with, even though....I don't need or use them. Hubby doesn't get it...but you will, won't you?

 I  found this Pennsylvania Dutch plate at a garage sale years ago.  My dad was PD. 
 My grandma used to say this.
 I think this is so funny....
 My mom had my birthday year plate for me.

 Then I found my hubbies at a flea market.

 This was a depression glass plate of my mom's.  I don't usually like green...but I LOVE this plate.  So deep of a color.

And my president plate....
when Carter was president.  I would like an updated one...I have seen them at CB.

So there I have a few of my odd and USELESS??? plates.

You get it....don't you????

Joining Debra for Vintage Inspiration Fridays.


Karena said...

Oh of course; we all have special pieces that mean a lot to us!! Yours are lovely plates!

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Gayla said...

I get it! We have same birth year! I took your advice and ordered blog book! What a self affirmation. I need that right now. Feeling a bit lost in the shuffle. Thanks

Sarah said...

Ceekay, I get it! I went through some drawers this past week. I managed to take four bags of things to a garage sale fund raiser, but there were some things I just couldn't let go of. The fact that they have been in those drawers untouched for years didn't seem to help me toss them. Some things just have to hang around.
I totally understand. ~ sarah

Sweet Meanderings said...

I love the plates and I certainly understand not wanting to get rid of them! I particularly like the Dutch plate - even though I have nothing that's blue myself and I know you don't either. I'd be keeping it too!

Cozy Little House said...

I get it, I truly do! I've got to start cleaning out those closets.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I DO get it! I have a plate stand in our family room, and I sometimes rotate these odd plates. I recently ran across a single Rooster plate, so I used the cookbook holder and added it to a little vignette in my Kitchen.

Jocelyn @

Susan said...

Ceekay, I most definitely get it! I love the idea of your birth year plate. How awesome is that?

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

That's a nice collection of unusual plates! Love the green one!


Picket said...

I titally get it girl an I have some like that too...don't use them at all but can't part with them! Girl I tried the tip you gave me and it worked!!!!! Yahoo! Thank you so much sweetie...I was just so tired of going to blog after blog and writing my comments only to have it keep taking me back to sign in and never letting me sign in...I hope blogger is fixed now...lordy that was a rough time! lol Hope you are having a great week sweetie..thanks again for the help...Picket

Cheryl said...

I definitely get it...I couldn't throw them away either!

Rebecca said...

I get it. I've donated more stuff this year than in the past five. I can breath again. For every bag of stuff I bring home I try and take two out for charity.

Love the plates!


marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Love your plates CK, I think we all need a few of these useless things. It makes life more fun. Hugs, Marty

Anonymous said...

With the name Tammy Loves Dishes, you know I can relate to having to keep certain cherished dishes!

My family was (is) PD, too, so that plate in particular would have to be a keeper! Ain't? Plus, it's blue and white!

I'm trying to get rid of other stuff (like old clothes) so I have room for my dishes. ;)

Liz said...

Well DUH! :) I totally get it!! :)
I love those birthday year plates. I have never seen them before. And that depression glass would be so pretty at Christmas time.

Have a wonderful weekend!


JudyBug said...

No NO...There is no such thing as a useless plate! ;-) As soon as you let one go, it will be the exact plate you need for a tablescape.
Signed...the hoarder.

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

Yes, I got them too! All over my house! I have to de~clutter my glass/china! My kids say I have to much....never! Love your plates! :)

Love ya,

Debra said...

Hi Ceekay, I'm really fond of these memorial type plates, I'm crazy for the old "state" plates from the 60's! They're lots of fun. Thanks for the sweet comment, and thanks for linking up for VIF,
big hugs, Debra

The Quintessential Magpie said...

You know I get it, Ceekay, being a china magpie and all. I love your plates. And I love you, too, and your sweet and loving thoughts.
Am still battling the old injury that I stirred up, hence it's painful to blog.

I love you and my other bloggy friends and appreciate your thoughts and prayers. Hope you are feeling well and enjoying your summer.



Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Oh I am putting a huge "LIKE" button on this post. :)

That PD plate is my favorite. I would serve Dutch apple pie on it.

I totally agree with you about the comment issue. Which is why I struggle so. Each post I get around 25 or so comments, 20 emails and 3-4 new requests each week to add someone to my blog roll. I can't say no. It is the not being rude, and generally as they say in the south "raised right". :)
But in the end this means I generally can only comment once a week or so on blogs I really love. Yes yours.
Sigh. No quick fix I'm afraid.

Bernideen said...

The plate brought back memories- the hurrier I go the behinder I get - I had a sign with that on my college dorm door!

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