Category Archives: antique stores

 It's supposed to be delivered today. Months of searching…debating…she made a decision!  Meet my new family room coffee table. Handcrafted of unfinished, solid reclaimed pine timbers from 100-year-old buildings in Great Britain (source) {love this store} I've debated about it for … Continue reading

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Buying time… {Mentionable Giveaways & Free Image}

…does anybody know where I can buy more time? Oh, if only it were that easy. No doubt the line would be long and the scuffles in the store would make for some great comedy show episodes. Well, sometimes TIME … Continue reading

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Smile Big!

I am! I am! Such a simple gesture but oh, such a delightful way to spend your time. I'm guessing you've heard that smiling, from a physiological standpoint is much easier to do than frowning. Here's some other interesting facts on … Continue reading

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Recent finds…a fun giveaway…free images, and what not!

Whew! That's a lot for one title…buy hey, I'm trying to cover a lot of bases in one post. So many fun things going on in the blogosphere (and atmosphere). Here's another little treasure I dragged home from our recent … Continue reading

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Falling in love while on vacation…

I did. I freely admit it. I fell in love while on vacation. More than once…and many of them I dragged home with me. To live. Forever! The few who wouldn't fit in the car will be hitching a ride … Continue reading

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dreams versus reality

Yesterday the movers came and loaded up my daughter's belongings which were doing an interim rest in our garage until the lease on her new rental began, in a new city… My DH and I dutifully supervised the loading in an effort to make sure … Continue reading

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   One of several old blue canning jars I picked up recently stuffed with a few hydrangea from my garden. The sustained heat in this region fried a lot of my moppy head friends and cut short their season of gracefully showing off … Continue reading

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