Sunday, January 8, 2012

Ever seen a jar like this?

Hi Friends, 

So... check these out. Hubby was out on a nature walk out in the woods behind our house and came across this bottle in a pile in the woods. 

Have you ever seen a jar like this?

One side says water...


And the other side says Juice. 


And he also found this cool brown bottle too.

(Stichery on the wall by Linda at Parkers Paradise!)


Ever seen either of these? 

Just wondered where they came from and what they might be for?


I am doing MUCH better. Friday was the first day I have felt really good... and man did it feel good to feel good! Wow. What an improvement. My bff Tammy came over and we walked 4 miles. Nothing amazing... Nothing fast... but we did it. :)That felt great.

I had been going to they YMCA diligently for a few weeks and feeling great when the appendicitis struck putting a huge damper on my new routine. Two weeks off at least they said. So I will be getting back to it next week for sure. I plan to lose 20 pounds by June 1st.  That's 5 months away and a pound a week. If I lose more... yay me! Hold me to it my peeps! I gotta get healthy again. I feel like hell.

I go back to work tomorrow. That is gonna be a bummer. The last day I worked was December 22nd so I have been off work for 17 days. Monday is going to be Yucky!!!!! LOL! Srangely enough... I am looking forward to going back to work as it gives me time to keep up with all my blog friends. I have been unable to keep up since I haven't been on the computer everyday and I feel so lost and behind! I shall make a resolution right now to catch up!

Until next time... 

Carmen and the Primcats

PS. Make sure you sign up for my birthday giveaway!


Shirlee said...

Carmen ... The green jar with water/juice on it I remember very well from when I was a little girl back in the 50s. They sold them at the grocery stores & they held prune juice. When you finished the prune juice you could then re-use the jar for water or other juice. My mother aways had one in the refrigerator with ice water in it. I remember aggravating her because I would just unscrew the lid & drink the water from the jar rather than pour it into a cup ... lol! Thanks for the memories : ) Blessings, Shirlee

Hillcresthome Prims said...

WOOHOO, Carmen, you are a lucky gal. I have NEVER seen any kind of bottles like that, and the green one hubby found you is AWWWEESSOME!
Is there any writing on the bottom if so maybe you culd look some things up on the computer,. Tneya look old to me, butI am not that old only 44 this April YIKES, now that I wrote it I am right now 43, I am going to say I am 34, everyone tells me I don't look even that GREAT and we have a 20yr. old and 17 yr.old what's agal to do.
Thanks so much for entering in the
my gieveaway. To read your birthday is one day apart from my grandmother's I lost it, she was like a mom to me and I miss her just as much as when she passed!
I hope girlie you are feeling better and NO lifting anything heavy! Ohis it okay if I get you addy from Angie??
You can leave me a comment on my blog if it is okay!

Prim hugs,

Ann said...

Carmen, Good luck at work tomorrow, I know what you mean about going back after an extended break - Yuck! Take it easy getting back into your exercise routine - do I sound like your mother? If I don't, I'll tell you I sound like mine! ~Ann

P.S. Do you and DH like chicken - easy recipe to put in crock pot for supper tomorrow nite - frozen chicken breasts, 8 oz cream cheese, 1 can cream of chicken soup & 1 packet dry Italian dressing mix. Low all day - serve with pasta or rice.

Jill said...

I am of now help but those bottles are some great treasures!

Good luck on your first day back to work and I hope you continue to feel better.

Kathy Felsted Usher said...

ebay has a similar water/juice jar

It sounds like he found some nice popular things. They will be nice decorations if you decided to keep them.

Deppen homestead 1862 said...

Camen~ cool bottles~
Glad your feeling better~
enjoy the day~

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Hey you go...exact same bottle:

Fantastic finds.


Trace4J said...

WHat cool bottles. Ive never seen any like them before.
SO glad to hear you are feeling better.
Hugs to you

Raymond Homestead said...

So glad you are doing better!

renee said...

Well that was cool learning that. I have the same green jar! I have had mine for about 8 years, got it from a flea market. I have flags and a few dried flowers in it from funerals. I liked it because it was different. I am glad you are feeling better and good luck on going back to work!
Have a great day.

Susan At Glen Oaks Primitives said...

Hi, Carmen. I'm so glad you are feeling better. I can't walk
4 miles now and I haven't had
surgery so you are doing great.
I've never seen either of those
bottles before. But they are
nice to have for a collection.

Tammy ~ A Primitive Place said...

Hi Carmen,
Awesome Finds!!
Love the jars.

So glad you are finally feeling better.

Peggy Lee said...

When Masterchief and I first moved to Kentucky we rented an old farmhouse where we would take long walks back by the creek. We found a few treasures but not like that brown jar. What a neat find!

annie said...

Wonderful finds! It's been a long time since I've seen one. Hope you have a good day at work. Don't rush the healing, just do as you are able!

Wendy @ Ravenwood Whimzies said...

What interesting bottles! There is an old foundation on our new property that needs digging around in. Just have to find the time. I did find a gorgeous big blue enamel pot in the barn yesterday - I was tickled pink (or should I say blue). I'll be posting a pic on my blog tomorrow.
Enjoy your Sunday Carmen - so glad you are feeling much better! Hugs and blessings

Linda ★ Parker's Paradise said...

You be careful. Take everything slow and easy. Don't overdo.
The green bottle is indeed an old fruit juice bottle that was reusable for whatever you wanted, most often water. I have one. Really difficult to find the original lids. I collect colored glass for use in displays. I would love to find and amber canning jar. Great display piece. Hubby is a smart man!

Raggedy Creations said...

Hey Carmen glad you are feeling better. Those bottles are unique, I've never seen any like them.


Walking on Sunshine... said...

Yes!!! I've seen green glass jars like that! My parents were always buying their prune juice in them. What a memory! There was always a green bottle in our refrigerator growing up and I think my mom still has one that she uses from time to time to store extra tomato juice or whatever in it! Glad you're feeling better!

lilraggedyangie said...

I love the bottles I think come spring thaw Mr Primcat needs to go walkin some more :0) Bummed your goin back to work tomorrow :0( but glad you feeling better BIG lil raggedy hugs

ohiofarmgirl said...

So glad you are feeling better..take it easy! I am thinking of a make over for my foyer...stop over and give me some ideas! Dianntha

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Tolentreasures said...

Glad that you are feeling better! Good luck on the back to work thing. I fought it all last week, hopefully this week brings some normalcy for you...and me!

Anonymous said...

Glad to hear that your are feeling better. As for the jars, I had one of the green jars and when we moved we had an auction and it brought $20.00
very collectible, lid or no lid. I am not sure about the brown one though.
People collect old glass jars and bottles because everything nowadays comes in plastic. Great finds.
Country at heart

Traci said...

Hi glad to hear you are feeling better...up and moving! Good luck with your 1st day back to work, but do take it easy.
I have a bottle just like the green one, prune juice came in it once upon a time. The brown one, not sure.
Hugs, Traci

Beckyjean said...

Hi Carmen~

Glad to hear you're feeling better.

Love the jars!!

Have a wonderful week~Becky

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Love the jars ~ they are awesome finds!!!
I know back in the day they buried a lot of their garbage and this included glass jars. When we dug holes for our deck post we found medicine jars and ink wells. Keep looking there might be more!!!
Hope you have a fast recovery and your back to your old self soon!!!
Prim Blessings

Prims By The Water said...

Good luck going back to work! My gramma H. had that exact green jar that she use to keeo in her fridge. Way too cool seeing it again. Your hubby foud some great bottles! Take care, Janice

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I have one of the jars, too and I thought they came with the refrigerator...back in the olden days! heehee! I'm so glad you are feeling better! Take care of yourself! ♥