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Vintage Pattern Art

A couple of months ago I happened upon an estate sale that had boxes and boxes of vintage patterns. I’ve been wanting to find a few to frame so I began sorting through them. And then I came upon this one, a 1940s pattern for a band jacket! Look at …

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A Baby Shower for My Niece

Earlier this month I hosted a baby shower for my sweet niece Hope. She is expecting her first baby, a little boy, and we are all so excited.   Her baby room theme is dinosaurs so I decided to incorporate a few of those into the decor. I ordered some …

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2014 World’s Longest Yard Sale

Earlier this month we headed over to Alabama to check out the World’s Longest Yard Sale. I had been wanting to go for the past few years but we always had something going on that weekend. This year it worked with our schedule so we loaded up the van with …

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Bryant Antiques in Asheville

I recently posted an article about opening an antique booth in Douglasville. I have been busy this last month getting my booth painted, decorated, and stocked full of cool antique and vintage items. While my focus right now may be on my antique business, I still love visiting other antique …

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Fairburn Antique Mall

I enjoy shopping at antique stores and I try to visit antique shops in other cities when I am travelling. When I am home though, I like to visit the Fairburn Antique Mall in Fairburn, Georgia. I used to work in Peachtree City and would drive by this store on …

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Junk Day at Woodstock Market

Yesterday when I wrote about visiting Woodstock Market I mentioned that I would be going to their Junk Day today. Well I did and it was a lot of fun. This is an event they hold every month or two. They rent spaces in their parking lot and dealers come …

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Woodstock Market

Last weekend I attended an Atlanta blogger group meeting at the Woodstock Market in Acworth. The Atlanta Area Home/DIY Bloggers group was started by Erin Spain of DIY on the Cheap  and has regular meetings around Atlanta. This month we got to hear from Laura Whitlow with Rethunk Junk and Vickie …

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Visiting the Paris Market

Last month I had the opportunity to visit The Paris Market and Brocante. What a fun place to shop and find inspiration for my home. Owner Paula Danyluk traveled the world with her husband Taras before opening the Paris Market. Her eclectic tastes are reflected in the store merchandise with …

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Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge

Last week we spent a couple of days during winter break on Hilton Head Island. It was our first trip there and we had a great time. I found a bargain on the expedia travel site and we were able to stay at the Omni Resort for a great price. …

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Duct Tape Pencil Cases

My children were very excited when I told them I was going to start writing a blog. They encouraged me. They praised my efforts. They told their friends and their friends’ moms about my blog. My nine-year-old daughter even gave out my business cards to her teachers. My girls are …

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Asheville’s Antique Tobacco Barn

Last weekend my girls and I got to spend the weekend in Asheville. We had taken my mother to visit her sister in Charlotte on Friday and after a lunch with them we headed over to Asheville. We had been there a couple of years ago and toured the Biltmore …

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Snow Days 2014

Much has been written about the snow storm that happened earlier this week. People were stranded on the interstate, some of them for more than twenty hours. Children were trapped on school buses and many of them ended up spending the night at school. People are passing the blame back …

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