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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Amish School Auction


Last Saturday my Shug and I decided to take a morning off and head over to a school auction. I didn't have my camera with me. But I had my phone...so here are some pics of what was at this auction.


I loved the table, but there were around five or six auctioneers going all at once! And after a couple of hours, they still hadn't gotten to this tent of stuff.





I wanted one of these too, but I knew I'd wake up at 3:00 a.m. and my first thought would be....'what in the hell was I thinking?'






















































This auction is held once a year and the proceeds are used to fund the school. It is an Amish school. They don't believe in debt.







I did hang around this table to see how much these jars went for. I would have bid on them, but they went for $30 EACH!











We left before they got to this sewing machine. Probably a good thing since I have no where to put one!



We ate lunch, and to tell the truth...it wasn't that good. I suppose they keep the good stuff for themselves and feed us from a food service. It's true. You don't have to believe me, but I can tell you exactly where those frozen hamburgers came from.



The only thing we bought that day was a carton of eggs and some noodles.








It was a fun morning just getting out with my Shug.

What would you have bid on?


Cindy Bee

6 comments:

  1. Wish I was there..I would have taken a few goats...:)JP

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  2. Cindy, Get the stove, get the chickens, get that tractor(So cute) ...I should have married an amish dude and I'd have all that junk.LOL Cindy, once I read an article about the day in the life of an amish housewife...yikes, she did more in one day than I could ever do in 3 months. Tahnk you for the good wishes for my Lizzy. Smiles, xo, Susie

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  3. Loved the stove! Wonder what it went for. Looked like a fun day.

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  4. hi cindy
    where in the heck was this auction. how did i miss it....hugs...hope u got some pretties....

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  5. Ummmm, the buggies.

    I can just see me trotting down to the local for my coffee in one of those things.

    cheers
    Fi

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  6. Hmmmm... interesting !!!
    What am I interested in ?
    HEN !!! Sometimes I love to eat raw EGG, I need fresh EGGS. p(^o^)q"""
    Nice to have HEN. hahahahahaha...(^o^;)"""

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Cindy Bee