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Antiquing Getaway: Flea Market Finds You Can’t Pass Up

So many tempting treasures on display, but which deserve to go home with you? Here are our top picks. Designed to weigh everything from gold dust to letters…

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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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Easy DIY Ideas: Mudcloth-inspired living room

Give your living room some visual oomph with easy and creative projects that employ the graphic geometric motifs found in West African mudcloth. Don’t shy away from mixing…

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Entertaining Ideas: The Instant Guestroom

Now that air mattresses have had an upgrade, you’re ready for overnight visitors whether you have an extra bedroom or not. The holidays often mean an influx of…

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Girlfriend Getaway: Shopping the Junk Bonanza

Grab your gal pals for the weekend (September 20-22) and head to Junk Bonanza, one of the Midwest’s premiere vintage markets.   Showcasing vintage finds, antiques and repurposed…

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Weekend Getaway: Madison-Bouckville Flea Market

You’ve heard of Brimfield, the oldest outdoor antiques event, and Round Top, the Texas-size market, but Madison-Bouckville is another must-visit flea market to put on your list.   Oh,…

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Weekend Getaway: Eureka and Redwood Country

Head to Northern California’s Humboldt County, where the redwoods reign supreme then, visit historic Eureka and experience the charm of Victorian architecture, quaint shops, and stunning scenery. Eureka…

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Weekend Getaway: Antiquing in Wine Country

Wind (and wine!) your way through Northern California’s scenic byways, small towns, and vintage-rich shopping. Well known as outstanding wine country, it’s a can’t-miss area for seeing magnificent…

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Weekend Getaways: Expert Tips for Flea Market Success

Flea market season is kicking off and we can’t wait! If you’re new to flea markets and mega-shows, get in the right frame of mind for the experience…

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The Year in Review: What We Learned in 2017

Another year gone and one in which we celebrated our second year in the blogosphere. The learning curve is still pretty steep but we feel like we’re making…

Entertaining Ideas: Activities for Holiday Guests

The family’s gathered around, you’ve caught up with folks you haven’t seen in a while and exchanged all the latest news and gossip. But, they’re here for another…

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Weekend Getaway: 20 Best Off-Season Flea Markets

Flea market season may be winding down but don’t despair. There are plenty of great venues that operate all year long (or at least when no one else…