Monday, July 21, 2008

The giving tree....


The kids and I went to the front of the house to see the storm clouded sky. The kids noticed a box on the side of the house.
It has happened again...
I have a hand held mixer and of course my big kitchen aide mixer. Now we have a stand mixer like a hand mixer but for hands free.
Beloved insisted I call the police. Just encase it is stolen and left at our house to be picked up later. There have been no reports of stolen items in our neighborhood.

Well after speaking with the police we were told to post it on the blog encase any of you sweet dears left it for us. This is an expensive mixer!
Upon close examination it has a broken dial. Of course knowing Mr U it is sure to be reparable.

It may have been a display model it show a little use but I am not too sure that it was used it is clean.
Thank you who ever left this fine tool.
The officer asked to request a bow or note in the future so that we could be at ease in receiving it. If it is stolen someone is missing a nice mixer.
We may send it to the lost and found for 90 days but the officer said with it being new that there is little reasoning in it for any owner would not have an ID number or anything for it.
I guess we keep it.
The giving tree has offered many things over the years.
Plastic container (I had prayed for)
a dress (that was my size)
yard table and chairs
a mop
a rug sweeper

Now a very nice hand mixer replacement. I will be able to do two jobs at once.
Yes...I can just hear your giggling now...
"Only me:)"


2 comments:

Childlife said...

Yay!! What a great surprise -- send the mixer fairy on over to my place, Donetta -- mine's on it's last beaters... :D

Denise said...

Praise God for awesome surprises.

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