Vintage Shopping in Provence, May 2019

Bonjour! Have you ever dreamed of  touring the countryside and shopping the markets of Provence, with a fabulous guide, who knows the region, like the back of her hand? Well, dream no more! Join our next Vintage Shopping Tour, scheduled for May 8-14th, 2019! There will be just 12-14 of us women, staying in a…

French Preview Party, Friday Night!

There is something truly different, about a French antique, that’s been around this earth, for more than a hundred years!  Unpacking our treasures, this past week or so, makes me want to head back and search for more! Come see what I’m talking about, Friday night! Mr. Wonderful, is a master meat smoker and he’ll…

What’s Up at the Shop?

Greetings, dear lovelies!, We had our Meet & Greet, with my favorite tour guide, last week!  8 of the 12 spots, for this wonderful Vintage Shopping Tour have been filled!  If you’re thinking about joining us, I’d encourage you to decide soon! Next week, after I get finished moving my French pieces into the shop,…

Join us for a Vintage Shopping Trip, to Provence!

Make Plans Now!  Vintage French Shopping Trip! Tour dates: April 25-May 1, 2018 – Aix en Provence Hello again! Are you ready to do some exploring?  Our  wonderful guide, Jill Mitchell, of LeTrip.org, has scheduled another vintage shopping trip, to Provence…and we’re joining her!Care to join us? Close to many sites, Aix en Provence (pronounced…

Our Great French Adventure!

Greetings, dear people! Jill and I have returned safely, from a week in France, I won’t soon forget! This photo was taken in the gorgeous Luberon region.  The village at the top left corner of the photo, was built on a hilltop, as was done hundreds of years ago, for protection from the enemy. There…

Bonjour, Ma chere!

Do I speak French? No, but Siri helps me out from time to time!  Jill and I depart, on our long awaited, whirl-wind buying trip, to Aix en Provence. Besides having the chance to scout out one-of-kind treasures, at the amazing Isle sur la Sorgue market and pop markets in charming little villages, the window boxes…

One Week in France

Greetings, friends, As you may know, I love traveling around Europe and seeing the world.  Mr. Wonderful doesn’t share this interest, so for the last ten years, I’ve been traveling with small groups of like-minded women, every couple of years. This time, I decided to travel with a guide, Jennette, who would show me the…

Travels to Round Top

OK, friends.  I’m back and had the time of my life!    Yes, Round Top draws quite a crowd and I’m so glad we were part of it all!  I had been talking about going to this bi-annual antique shopping extravaganza, for years.  It was about time!      Five of us, (three are shop…

Round Top, Texas, here we come!

   While many of you are still dreaming of something really wonderful, five of us will be taking off from the Sacramento airport, at 6 a.m., for Round Top’s bi-annual antique show! To say I’m excited, is an understatement.  It’s something that’s long been on my “bucket list” and now, at last, I get to…

Dining in Manhattan

One thing that Mr. Wonderful and I are really good at, is eating! Today was no exception. We had a really enjoyable lunch, in New York City’s Meat Packing District, at The Standard Grill. It’s on Washington Street and has indoor and outdoor dining, which is covered with greenery, with fans whirling, to keep us…

Hello from Paris

Greetings, dear ones!, I hope you are doing well! No matter how far away I am, I still notice the painted furniture! How about a chest covered in cow hide? Tres’ chic! We now have all 38 colors in stock, of the new Amy Howard One-Step (8 oz.) paint pots! Plenty of paint to update…