Restocking the Booth

Restocking the Booth

Sales have been a little slow lately in my Antique Company Mall booth space. They usually take a dip around November and start to slowly rise back up by mid-March.  This year though, my sales seem to be taking longer than normal to recover, and that has had me asking...
Cold Weather Specials

Cold Weather Specials

Brrrr!!! It is not supposed to be this cold during November in Texas!  I am sure if you’re up north it’s much colder for you, but I’m still going to complain . . . November is usually our most pleasant month around here (it usually takes until then...
A Treat for Myself

A Treat for Myself

Happy Weekend everyone!  There are 3 things I feel I need to tell you all: 1.  My husband left on Thursday for a 10 day out-of-country trip–yikes!  If I seem a little absent or frazzled, you know why 🙂  Thankfully, I do have some family staying with me who is...
Antique Wallpaper Table Legs

Antique Wallpaper Table Legs

Ya’ll know I am on the hunt for an old rocking horse, right? Well, two weekends ago at the McKinney Trade Days Flea Market I spotted the perfect rocking horse in a vendor’s booth.  I made a beeline to the booth, but unfortunately, I was too late....
New Inventory

New Inventory

The life of an antique dealer can be summed up as: “the constant rotation of stuff.”  Stuff coming in, stuff getting fixed, stuff getting painted, stuff getting sold . . . then the cycle starts all over again with more stuff coming in! Just when I think...
Old Paper

Old Paper

I have talked many times before about my love for old books, but I have to be honest with yall–I really love any sort of old paper, not just books.  Postcards, documents, maps, leaflets, you name it. I think I enjoy old paper items partly because at one time,...
What I Found – Canton First Monday

What I Found – Canton First Monday

Hello! I told you all in my last post about my “heavenly trip” to the Canton First Monday Flea Market recently, so now it’s time to show you a little more of what I found there.     Just about all of the market treasures have made their way...
Glassware Decor Galore

Glassware Decor Galore

It’s been a few months since I have been able to make my favorite, local monthly flea market.  So I was thrilled when things worked out for me to go this past Friday, and even happier when North Texas found itself in the middle of a cold front with morning lows...

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