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So.  Things have been a bit ridiculous since the last blog post.  IN A GOOD WAY!  We were fortunate enough to have a very successful show in Lebanon, TN with Vintage Market Days of Middle Tennessee/ Nashville in March.  We met so  many amazing people.Promoters, fellow vendors, customers and even people in the community where we stayed- were simply wonderful.  We could not stop talking about THE PEOPLE. Then again, we had an unbelievable time with Vintage Market Days of the N.C.Triangle just a week ago.  Again, amazing promoters, vendors and customers! We were able to drive to and fro each day since we live closer to this venue. Again, we can not stop talking about THE PEOPLE.  We value...

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Spring, Sprang, Sprung.... new growth!

What a wet, cold, warm, cold, wet, wet, windy time we've had lately!  (Did I mention WET!?) I am 100% certain that I am speaking for NC as a whole when I say "bring on some springtime!" April showers came early- so bye, bye rain. We are so thankful to all of you that have shopped, ordered and sent encouraging words our way the past couple of months.  I don't think we have EVER been more busy, in general, in January or February. I always dread the cold, winter months and just kind of living life in the afterglow of Christmas and the angst and longing of warmer weather. No time this year to sit and be gloomy hearted! We...

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One year. Holy Moly!

So.  It was this time last year that we put our money where our mouths (full of endless talks of goals and dreams from 15 years ago) were.  It is CRAAAZY to think of all that has happened since the day that we took that plunge. We followed the script for a successful business venture to the 'T'. In that, we secured a location for our business in the quaintest little nearby town, started preparing the space only to find out that is was going to be too much of a process to continue there. We were so disappointed.  We went on to lease a warehouse space that was more space than we needed and wound up  turning a small...

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