All of us as human beings have a very bad habit; we assume. We assume that others want the same thing we do, or wouldn’t want the same things we wouldn’t. As sellers, we assume that a customer would only want this item if this, or if that… Let me tell you the story of … More Vintage Selling Tips: Rockin’ the “As Is”
This summer, I tried something new. I planted a mix of succulents in all of my table top containers. I love trying new combinations of plants in my pots every year. Sometimes I’m happy with the result, sometimes not.
Last year at this time, and for many years before that, I would be hanging Christmas lights this week. Getting ready, before Halloween, for excited customers to get their first glimpse of Christmas inspiration.
As I wove through the neighborhood streets, my trailer of junk in tow, I spied a little town, sitting proudly on top of a large appliance cardboard box.
Found this awesome mantle piece on the side of the road during one curbside clean-up day and it’s been languishing in the garage ever since. Since I have been working on the wall architecture for the main floor, thought I’d have Mr. Fix-it take the huge, killer nails out of this beauty so I could … More Mantle Shelf with Fall Textures
A friend that I haven’t spoken to in awhile came up to me in church yesterday and asked if I missed owning the store. Good question. I guess like everything in life, there’s a little bit of yes, and a little bit of no.
Since my living and dining rooms are sporting a fresh new coat of grey paint, it’s time to hang some great vintage finds on the walls, to be enjoyed as they are, or gussied up with the seasons.
Have you ever had to anticipate something really big for a long time? Not something fun, like a wedding, or a new house, or even a new job. I’m talking root canal anticipation…
It was a beautiful fall weekend here in Minnesota, and I decided to enjoy the last fleeting days of my gardens. I’ve learned that if I harvest my hydraengas now, I can enjoy them through the winter months, either inside, or outside in my winter spruce tip pots.
I got so mad the other day. Squirrels are burying their treasures in my new garden!