Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Dreams of retirement?

This is what we did this afternoon!



I made a quick trip to the Thrift store and came home with 2 boxes of Tinker Toys.....


wait...they are Fabulous Fiddlesticks!

But they are old enough to be Made in the USA and have tin bottoms on the boxes!

I was happy with my find and my hubby and I both put together something from the instructions!

He made the Ferris Wheel....my favorite!


And I made the Windmill (with a little help! heeheehee! )


Hope you had some FUN today! Ours was unexpected!

Are you old enough to remember Tinker Toys? Did you love them, too?

island  Happy Tuesday!  island

PS This is not ALL we accomplished today! LOL


Stacey said...

Sounds wonderful!

GardenofDaisies said...

OH yes, we loved playing with tinker toys!!

Steph said...

You and your husband are so fun!

Janean said...

how fun to be a *kid* again!!!!


Yes...I do remember Tinker Toys :)
What a fun time you had.
Deb :)

Barbara at Oodles and Oodles said...

I loved these! What a great way to spend the afternoon!

Kaila said...

Yes, I am old enough to remember Tinker Toys. However, I was not all that creative building items with them. I did, however, enjoy building what I called

Cyndi said...

Oh my gosh, my brother, sister, and I spend a lot of hours playing and creating with Tinker Toys when we were kids. I loved them! I like browsing on eBay and seeing all the toys I had as a kid....except that I don't like seeing them called "vintage"! LOL!!!

Glad you had a fun and happy day!



Nancy said...

Wow, tinker toys...almost made me cry! I loved them. I found a set for my kids about 10 years ago....don't know where they are now. what a classic toy...I love the ones that make you use your imagination! Glad you had a fun day!

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Diane,

Sounds like a fun day.
Tinker toys did not make it down here, we did have K-nex that were a little like that.

Happy week

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Oh my! I think I need some of those...IF I can pry myself off this computer...grrrr...
It's become a habit. Tinker toys...now there's a way to spen an afternoon... :) You are so darned cute!!!

Jenny said...

Cool! I love a person that remembers how to play! This made me smile. Thank you!

JKW said...

What fun you always have. I love that hubby enjoys you. Blessings and Happy Mothers Day. Janet