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Antiquing Getaways: It’s Flea Market Season!

Flea market season is underway and we can’t wait to get out there and see what vendors have to offer, what people are collecting this year and where…

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Weekend Getaway: Shopping in McKinney, Texas

Whether you’re looking for a day of antiquing, a weekend escape, or a festival celebration, McKinney, Texas, is steeped in hometown charm.   One of the oldest authentic…

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Garden Tour: The Patient Gardener

Sometimes, a garden waits for you. Texan Jeanne Larson always knew she would return to the place that felt like home.   The Larsons’ modest 1920s house in…

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Garden tour: A Salvage-Rich Landscape

Part gardener, part decorative-paint distributer, and 100 percent junker, Karla Ritchey specializes in turning her McKinney, Texas, landscape into a garden festooned with flea market and salvage treasures….

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House Tour: A Cozy Coastal Maine Cottage

Dive right in and mix antiques with new pieces to convey a mood, says Texan MaryBeth Shapiro. Each room in her late 19th-century Higgins Beach, Maine, vacation cottage mixes…

Texas in the Fall: The State Fair Part 2

If the 1914 Dentzel Carousel, 212-foot Ferris wheel, exhibition pavilions with the myriad different crafts, and pig races from our previous post did not sate your State Fair…

Texas in the Fall: The State Fair

If you find yourself in Dallas any time during the run of the State Fair of Texas, you have to head to the big event at Fair Park….