Friday, October 1, 2010
Big Island Thrifts
So I am back from the Big Island of Hawai'i and had a fantastic time! We went to a few thrift stores when we had some time away from the black sand beaches, swimming with honu (Pacific sea turtles), shopping, eating fresh tropical fruit and grilled fish... I had such a tough time coming back to the reality of going back to work!
We did find a few thrift stores and picked up a few things here and there, but on the Pyrex front, there wasn't too much to be found at thrift store prices. The store pictured above, Discovery Antiques and Ice Cream (yes, you read that correctly - antiques and ice cream. Only in Hawai'i! And the Tropical Dreams ice cream was delish!) had the most Pyrex we saw on our trip. The prices were reasonable for an antique store, at least for stores around LA metro area, with a nice selection of vintage Pyrex, vintage toys, pottery and ceramics.
I am immediately drawn to the Pyrex shelf every time I enter a store. All the colors and patterns look so good together!
I had such a great time on the Big Island, we're definitely going back. Thrifting on vacation is so much fun! Whenever we go on vacation, we always check Google Maps to find thrifts/antique stores on the way and make time to stop by. You never know what you'll find. :)