Wrapping up Market Season

With my second market season wrapped up at the beginning of October, I realized that I haven’t posted any pictures of six months worth of adventures… …and more to come.

This is me…

I was sitting on one side of my mom while my sister sat on the other.  We were seated in a row of chairs that could be found in a law office or a funeral home.  I wished it was a law office and we were debating on how to split the millions we won…

Wedding Cake Criminals

In continuing with the Blogging Break Updates, I wanted to fill you in on the wedding planning… When we left off, I became engaged to Mr. Old House Chic in May of 2015.  If you missed it, I wrote about the heist I had to carry out with my best friend in order to keep…

DIY

An Overflowing of Opportunities

In part one, titled The Overflowing Toilet Effect, I had a reason to use the word toilet, but now that I’m referring to my own opportunities which were presented to me by others, I thought I might tone that down a bit- kind of like knocking some of the sawdust out of your hair, for…

The Overflowing Toilet Effect

I was going to title this post something that sounded polite like ” The Overflowing of Opportunities” and then I was going to type:  “I was really tempted to call this post the overflowing, clogged up toilet of opportunities but I thought that might give the impression that I was ungrateful for the many opportunities…

A Blogging Break

After a break from blogging, I’m back at it again.  A lot has gone on since my last blog post and I feel like a big update is in order. Let me just say that I was toying with the title of this blog post and was tempted to throw all caution to the wind…

Industrial, Industrial romance

Experimenting with Style Part 2

In preparing for market season to begin, I decided to conduct a Style Experiment.  I had received some very good advice from a long time business woman in the antique, vintage and salvage business world and I decide to act on it.  She encouraged me to find my style and stay true to it.  What…

An Emergency Trip to Texas Part 3

“I didn’t want to tell you until I got here!” I explained quickly as I showed my engagement ring to my best friend of 35+ years, “I just wanted to make sure I could tell my Mama first before it got out on Facebook.”  My best friend screamed some more and started texting her own…

An Emergency Trip to Texas Part 2

By the time Friday hit and it was time to set the whole plan in motion, I was a nervous wreck.  I had almost said something to my mom a dozen times and was sweating each and every time I got off the phone for her.  This secret keeping stuff was not for the faint…

An Emergency Trip to Texas

I flew into Texas, last Friday evening, for a last minute, unexpected, have-to-get-home-now kind of trip.  The last and only time I’ve ever had to do a trip like that was for one of the worst reasons you could dream up- my Dad was in the hospital and the doctors were issuing a prepare- for-the-worst…