Monthly Archives: August 2013

Thrift Shopping and Info Needed

Wow! I had a good thrift store/yard sale shopping day. I got some things that I think will be great for my booth at the flea market plus something else that I will talk about later. I won’t repeat the … Continue reading

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Lagniappe at the Friendly Village

I’ve been working on this table since Monday morning. Here it is Wednesday afternoon, and I think maybe I’m finally finished. This tablescape started out as lagniappe.  I had been thinking about an Old Country Roses table for a couple of … Continue reading

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Summer Fun, Partie Deux

I won’t do any confessions again since I covered that earlier. Suffice it to say that I love the Summer Fun tablescape so much that I did the kitchen table with it today. On the weekends, I like to move … Continue reading

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Great Bargains and Great Moments

It is rare that I don’t post a tablescape or at least something dish-related, but I have something else to mention today. In addition, I fell in love with my last tablescape so much that I don’t want to take it … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Dish Snob

My name is Beverly, and I am a snob. I am a snob about dishes and almost all things tabletop. I don’t use paper plates or plastic forks. In 34 years, I have never purchased paper napkins. For the years that … Continue reading

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Aqua ‘Scape Plus Some Bargains

When I first began tablescaping, I was inspired by a number of blogs that I had read for months before I ever actually set a table. One of those was JBiggs. She has absolutely beautiful tables, mantels, and vignettes, and … Continue reading

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Thomas Kinkade Re-Do, More Bargains, and an Anniversary

I can certainly tell that my new job has cut into my tablescaping and blogging time! I was previously posting twice a week, occasionally more. Now I am posting once a week, occasionally more! I love my new part-time job at … Continue reading

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Bargain Shopping, Nativity Scenes, and Heat Waves

It is miserably hot here. For the past few days, the heat index has made the temp feel anywhere between 105-110. I have been going outside as little as possible. We did have a little rain this afternoon, but that … Continue reading

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Blue, Booth, and Buses

Sorry for the cheesy title. The English teacher in me just could not resist alliteration. These are the three topics that I am discussing today, and I think I will go in reverse order and start with buses. I live … Continue reading

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Pink and Blue and Bargains, Too

I’ve had a good couple of weeks of bargain shopping. Most of my buys have been for my booth at the flea market, but I did find a couple for myself as well. I was really thrilled to find this … Continue reading

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