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
I have a love/hate relationship with social media. I realize it is here to stay and in order to keep up with our world it's important to keep up with technology, but does that have to include social media? Now that we have the store Instagram and Facebook are great ways to communicate with customers. … Continue reading (ANTI) SOCIAL MEDIA
It is here!! That official weekend that kicks off summer. A federal holiday that gives many of us a guilt-free Monday off. BBQs, camping trips, fun runs and parades. We Americans do love our celebrations. What is Memorial Day? According to a collection of articles I found on the subject, sometime in 1868 a Union … Continue reading LET FREEDOM RING
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 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.