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Sometimes it is the little things in life that give me joy.  Like a stop at a local shop and finding a little pile of vintage buttons with a $3 price tag. 

Then you start thumbing through them and find two Bakelite buttons (bottom right), 7 glass buttons (four black at the top and the three white at the bottom) and a complete set of celluloid buttons with the cutest black and ecru checked pattern on them.  With a few other vintage plastic ones thrown in for good measure. 

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That is what makes this girl’s heart sing!


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“We pray for the big things and forget to give thanks for the ordinary, small (and yet really not small) gifts.”
Dietrich Bonhoeffer