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A Simple Winter Table, Plus Time Away

Our holidays were a little unusual this year as we had all of our family, both nuclear and extended, celebrations all done by Dec. 24. Because of the way Christmas fell this year, David had the day after Christmas off … Continue reading

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Pink and Purple Easter plus Our Weekend

For my second Easter tablescape, I decided to use pink and purple as the base colors. I looked through my rabbit collection and chose those that complemented this color scheme. I started with the purple plate as the base. On … Continue reading

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Birthdays and Bargains and Bowls, Oh My!

Before I begin this post, I want to thank Lavender Garden Cottage for featuring my Christmas mantel. If you’ve not seen this great blog, please be sure to check it out! She has lots of inspiration week after week! I realized … Continue reading

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A Touch of Red for Fall; New Beginnings; Good Rest

I actually had this table done before we left on our trip, but did not have time to do a blog post. I wanted to do a little something different but with fall colors still in mind, so I decided … Continue reading

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White Table, Forgotten Dishes, and Time Away

In last week’s post, I told you about visiting my son, but didn’t quite finish telling about the day. I visited a flea market while I was there and found some great buys on dishes that I will put in my … Continue reading

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Under the Sea and Thrifty Purchases

I have a self-imposed restriction to not spend any money on tablescapes, but I fell off the wagon recently. I found some really cute salt and pepper shakers online at a reduced price, and before I knew it, click, click, … Continue reading

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Antique Malls, Bargains, and Punch Bowls {Plus the Rest of the Florida Trip}

To tell you about the last part of our trip to Florida, I will focus on antiques and collectibles. I am constantly on the lookout for good buys that I can take back to our booth and resell for a … Continue reading

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Our Trip to Florida, Part 2, or, I’m Just a Redneck Girl

In my last post, I told you about our experience at the Antiques Roadshow. This post will continue our story with the other things that we did in FL. You may remember that Tropical Storm Andrea was due to hit Jacksonville Thursday afternoon before … Continue reading

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The Antiques Roadshow

Finally, we have been to The Antiques Roadshow and we are home at last! To go ahead and satisfy your curiosity, we did not get on tv, but we had a great time and would do it all over again with … Continue reading

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To Beach or not to Beach…

Sorry, I couldn’t resist the cheesy title. We are almost all packed for our trip to Jacksonville. Loading the wagon was not fun, but we did it. Most everything else we loaded last night, and I will finish putting the … Continue reading

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