Thursday, September 24, 2015
and ready to make the trek to Blanchard for Saturday's
FALL ANTIQUE MARKET
at Best Friends Antiques and we're so excited to be a part of it all!
The show is scheduled for 10am - 4pm and the weather is promising to be beautiful.
Nancy and I will be womaning (unlike manning) our booth
a name we use in honor of our Mom's
Juanita Mae and Virginia Mae.
We have a mix of antique smalls (and a couple of "mediums"), some great handmades,
wonderful candles, sunflower heads, a new batch of bundled Sweet Annie and much more.
Lots of other great vendors will be joining in the fun as well.....
one of my Bestest, Tilda will be there with some great primitives. Antiques on the Side with Anne....and I don't have the list in front of me so can't list any more right now.
Diane, shopkeeper at Best Friends will also have her shop filled with lots of wonderful as always as well as offering of cider and cookies.
Come join us all for a day of fall fun at
From the Farm...
and the Lane,
Thursday, September 17, 2015
for some Fall at the Farm!
Been working steady all week getting things ready....
we have pumpkins, mums, Sweet Annie, sunflower heads, fall florals, wreaths, antiques, handmades, home decor, candles and more!!
Friday and Saturday
10am-2pm both days
Make plans to stop in and say "hey" and see all we're offering!
From the Farm.....
and the Lane!
Sunday, September 13, 2015
very sad ones in my life.
A best friend for over 40 years was diagnosed with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma a few months ago. She fought a courageous battle, although very short and we said goodbye to her last week.
She was at home, surrounded by those she loved and who loved her.
Many of you who have visited the Farm over the years will know Mary. She helped me often in the shop in the early years and always worked the Garden Shed at all of our Markets.
You're sure to remember her big beautiful smile and ever willingness to help and assist.
It's hard for me to imagine my life without her....she was like another Mom to me, one of the infamous Friday Girls and the one who brought Wayne and I together. We made so many wonderful memories over the years and I am so thankful to have those. My heart breaks for the loss but I am comforted to know she is pain free after many years of suffering and is now dancing with Angels.
A friend like Mary comes along very seldom, how lucky am I to have been the one gifted with her friendship. She loved me for who I am, never judged or tried to change me, was loyal to a fault and a barrel of fun to boot.
Missing you everyday Mary but will move forward as you told us all to do....knowing you're right here with us and smiling down.
It's been a struggle to motivate myself but I know that's what Mary would want so I have busied myself these past few days trying to get things in order for the
Fall on the Farm sale this Friday and Saturday.
Lots to do yet but I'll forge ahead and it will all be ready for all of you come Friday!
We'll have some antiques, lots of handmades, great fall florals and wreaths...
pumpkins, gourds and beautiful mums.....mums were Mary's favorite, as was fall.
Come out and help us celebrate Mary and all the beauty she added to the world while she was here.
From the Farm.....
and the Lane,
a well known moniker by those who work or have worked in the oil fields. Makes it sound sort of cute, like the pumpkin patch or the straw...
a strong woman. Kind, loving, giving. Feisty and tough when needed. Mother of six wonderful children, my husband being one of them. ...
and jiggity jig doesn't even begin to express how happy we all are! and I know she isn't exactly doing a jig right here but let...