Call Me Sap-py! How to Make Shelves With Vintage Flair

Last Saturday afternoon I spent some time at Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane Farm – it was a grand old time. Not only did I eat a mouth-watering brunch, I wandered into the sugar shack, made friends with a gentle donkey and took a look in the main store. In the Stonehouse Gift & Maple Shoppe, I […]

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A house is not a home

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for – in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to […]

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Spend nothing and get everything

Vintage and shabby chic furniture and accessories are all the rage these days and I keep seeing people running out to stores to buy things that “look second hand” but are indeed new. You heard it here – there is no need to pay an arm and a leg for unique looking things when you can find […]

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How to Revamp a Lamp Fast

If there are two things I like to save, it’s time and money! Are you in a crunch and can’t find that perfect lamp to finish off a space? Or do you have a lamp that needs some TLC? I was in this particular dilemma a few weeks ago when I got a whole room ready to […]

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How to sell vintage, antiques and more like a pro

Dear Readers, I thought I would post some of my thoughts today on something near and dear to me – where customer service meets money making. I have been watching with intrigue at who is the best in their class and who still has a few things to learn. The craft of selling has never […]

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