Recent Hunts

Cambridge Flea Market

August 1, 2013

It’s that time again. . . The 22nd annual Cambridge Flea Market. When Saturday, August 3rd – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, August 4th – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Happy Hunting!!

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Found – 2 Flea Markets

July 10, 2013

We were on a much needed week of vacay.  In preparation for our 2nd annual 4th of July gathering, I headed  to the town of Cambridge to get all the necessities.  One of our neighbors gave us a tip on a shortcut – taking the back roads, which shaved off many miles – to get […]

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Trash to Treasure Event

April 21, 2013

The calendar says it’s spring but it has yet to appear in Minnesota.  Thursday, we got 8 inches of snow at our home and 15.5 inches at our cabin!  That being said, it’s garage sale/yard sale/flea market season – FINALLY! This sounds fun. . .  Saturday, April 27, 2013 | 8 AM – 4 PM […]

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Spring at the Inn

April 1, 2013

Spring is in the air!  We attended a fundraising event for the Minnesota State Horticultural Society.  Now I’m ready to get growing!  If only the weather would cooperate. . . Unfortunately, we still have snow on the ground and have yet to see a 50 degree day. Each table had an arrangement made by a […]

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Home & Garden Show Idea House

March 1, 2013

My visit to the Home & Garden show would not have been complete without a stop at the Idea House.  It was built as a “woman-centered living environment”.  The interiors are designed by Rachel Kate – remember her from Design Star?  Take a look. Let’s start with a tour of the outside:   On to […]

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Escape From the Doldrums of Winter

February 28, 2013

It’s the doldrums of winter.  Cold and gray outside.  Short days.  Snow on the ground.  And it’s the end of February which in Minnesota means we still have a lot of winter left.  All this leads to a girl that needs a break.  Time to escape to the Home & Garden Show.  It’s the perfect […]

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Cranberry Festival 2012

October 7, 2012

Saturday was the 34th annual Stone Lake Cranberry Festival in Stone Lake, Wisconsin.  This is the 4th year I’ve attended. The mission is: “The Stone Lake Cranberry Festival, Inc. is a charitable organization made up of local volunteers, which through fund-raising efforts, donates financial support to non-profit organizations with first consideration to non-profit organizations that promote […]

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My Favorite Flea Market

September 19, 2012

Greetings! I wait for this all year – my favorite local flea market. The evening before, we had strong storms and wind.  This was one of the first things I saw – sure glad I don’t have to clean it up!   I was on the lookout for an iron bed frame.  I purchased one […]

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A Dream Come True – Our New Summer Home

July 16, 2012
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After a year-long hunt, we finally found the perfect lake home.  I have to say, the “thrill” was about to be gone.  I can’t even count how many places we looked at.  We had a number of must-haves and I’m happy that we were able to find an absolutely beautiful spot. We had our wish […]

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Flea Market

June 18, 2012
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I love me a flea market!  Living in Minnesota, there aren’t a lot of them so I get to every one I can.  This is one I hadn’t heard of before and couldn’t wait to check it out.  I got together my flea market must haves – cash in small bills, comfy shoes, camera, list […]

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