It's mid-June and we are gearing up for our annual Barnstormer's Vintage Fair. Save the date: Aug 3rd and 4th at the Jackson County Expo. It is the coming together of vendors of unique, one of a kind finds from rusty fun junk to fab décor created from repurposed supplies that will surprise, inspire and … Continue reading IT TOOK A VILLAGE
Self-love & self-care… I think they go hand in hand. It wasn’t until January 1, 2018 (I know, so cliché) that I decided I was worth the effort of taking better care of myself. As a mother, friend, daughter, wife, heck! As a human being, we can put ourselves last, focusing on everyone else’s needs … Continue reading POUR YOURSELF A GLASS OF SELF-LOVE
Many years ago, a dear friend, who was going through a divorce, gave my husband a book on marriage. Our friend had learned so much from the book, but it was too little too late for his marriage. Learning from his mistakes, it was important to him that our own marriage didn't get into trouble. … Continue reading 10,000 WORDS
I love Bartlett Street. Specifically, 305 North Bartlett. I love my neighbors here and it has been great fun getting to know the community that was here long before we arrived. Our little store is quickly becoming my home away from home and as I dive deeper into all things home décor I go to … Continue reading PERSPECTIVE
I love corny Hallmark movies. Please don’t judge me. With so much tension in the daily news and the usual stress of home and family, there’s a sense of contentment when we settle in with the predictable and slurpy sweet. Where the hunky good guy gets the girl and they live happily ever after in … Continue reading 24 DAYS ON BARTLETT STREET
The first time I laid eyes on my “first home” I was euphoric. My babies and I were living in one room in my parent’s house and I desperately wanted a place of our own. I could not wait to get them nestled in and make this place our cozy haven. We were HOME.