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…

Shopping for the Shop, Part 2

I’ve been suffering from some pretty annoying insomnia, these past days. It’s all about the new shop! I’m getting hooked on ibuprofen p.m.! I lay in bed at night, listening to the crickets sing outdoors in the night and think about nothing but the SHOP! Enough, already! I’m heading over there shortly, to talk to…

Bringing History Into Your Home with Vintage & Antique Pieces

One of the things I find so fascinating about vintage and antique pieces in the home, is that they have this wonderful history. I wonder what kind of home the piece was in…if it was a happy home, filled with love, or something else. Was the item purchased as a special gift, for a wedding…

Touring West Palm Beach & Antique Row

What a wonderful day for antique lovers, in West Palm Beach! It all started at the Brass Scale Antiques, where Jane Schott is the shopkeeper and also a blog-buddy. Her blog is called Empress of the Eye. She keeps track of all the gorgeous pieces that come into the shop, thanks to Judy, the proprietor.…

Open House at Veranda

What a great day! The morning hours were slower than slow at Veranda. Then, the flood gates opened and the afternoon went quickly. My bother and two of three sisters stopped by as well as the girlfriends above, including Kathleen, Debbie,Eileen, Cookie and Jini. Dorothy, Marcia, Susan, Felton and Karen all stopped by, too. Good…