Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Penny Press #8 - Great Wolf Lodge

A weekend trip to the Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, TXbrought about another penny smashing opportunity.  This one even has its own penny pinching mascot:

As far as design choices go, we have a couple of the GWL characters, a magic dragon and what looks like a grazing longhorn.  Maybe just as a Texas thing?

We went with Violet:

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Vintage Vending at Mickey's

While we were in Minnesota we had to stop and eat at the world famous Mickey's Dining Car in St. Paul.  They've got a great greasy breakfast that we highly recommend.

Inside the vintage trappings of the Art Deco diner we found a few vintage treasures.  At the booth was a Seeburg Wall-O-Matic tabletop jukebox:

And right behind where we sat was an old Watling Scale Co. scale.  For two cents you can get what might be your accurate weight: