Oh Mr Frosty

So yesterday was pretty wonderful. We managed to get up early and off to the car boot we went.

I much to the Mr’s horror fell straight into the path of Mr Frosty. When I say Mr Frosty I literally mean Mr Frosty the ice making machine from the 90s. I saw one of these at a car boot sometime last year but somehow resisted, well today was a different story.

If you don’t already think I’m barking mad, then you may well now. There is just something about this. It was THE thing I always wanted in the Argos catalogue. I remember my cousins having one, but I never had one of my own.
I won’t be using this, a little unhygienic, but I will be having him on display.

I love kitsch things like this, and guess how much he was?

I hopelessly fell for this picnic-esque type basket bag,
Jen from A Little Bird Told Me wonderfully inspired me. I haven’t stopped admiring her her recent thrifted bag, and I really couldn’t resist this version at 50p! It’s ideal for just carrying my essentials around in, purse, phone etc. And yes it reminds me of picnics, I just need some red gingham fabric now :)

I then found this pack of nostalgic postcards in a box for 10p. Self explanatory really.

Finally amongst much vinyl hunting on the Mr’s part. I stumbled across this London Calling single by the Clash. I couldn’t really leave this behind for 50p. I’m thinking of posting it to my brother. The Clash are one of his all time favourites.

So all in all a pleasant Sunday morning. This is becoming one of my favourite things to do on a Sunday :)


  1. MR FROSTY? :O!!
    I always wanted one of them when I was little but my parents wouldn't let me have one :(
    Jealous much ;] x

  2. ahh, i adore the basket bag and nostalgic postcards! what bargains, you lucky thing! i so must find some secondhand postcards at my local car boot sale, they would look lovely in frames around my bedroom.

    love, jazzabelle. xxx

  3. MR FROSTY!!!! I'm so jealous.

    Some great stuff there, love The Clash vinyl, I got a few from Camden when I went, not got a record player but that doesn't matter.

    X x

  4. Argh - Mr Frosty??!!!

    I think people my age are divided into the lucky kids who had Mr Frosty when they were little and the unlucky kids (most of us) who were never allowed one. I am so jealous!

    And that bag too. Eek, I want it so much.

  5. I am incredibly jealous of the Mr Frosty! It was that and the cupcake ovens that I always used to ask for from the Argos catalogue but never got :(

  6. Such brilliant finds! I love the clash and mr frosty! Wow! Jealous. x

  7. That bag is gorgeous, love your floral purse too!

  8. Yay for the bag! Oooh, what a great find. We're like bag twins!

    Mine always reminds me of picnics and Pimm's. :) x


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