Sunday, June 24, 2012

A Day for the girls

It's not often I get to go somewhere just with the girls.


Today, I got to get away with one of my best girlfriends.  I'm sure you have some too.  The girls who you have so much in common with, whose tastes match your own, and who you genuinely like to be with!

We went up to the Allegan County Flea Market.

Yes, it's a Sunday.  Yes, we skipped church.

I'm sorry.  The flea market is on the last Sunday of every month.

We had a lot of fun.

Nonstop talking.

Chippy paint galore...

Burlap and flowers...

Pretty wooden boxes by the stack...

Pinwheels (and someone's very bright blue backside...sorry.)

Once it got hot, we decided to get outa Dodge.  We drove out of the fairgrounds and went downtown Allegan for some lunch and some antique store hopping.

We talked for hours about everything.  My mouth is tired from talking and smiling.

I brought home some goodies.

I got some wrought iron fences for the garden where the cutting flowers are and some other things...

The globe was $2 because the man who sold it to me forgot to take the price tag off from when he bought it.  He was kinda mad at himself, but honored the price.  It'll go good with my globe collection.

The red wire basket will go in the living room and the pistachio green handle is my favorite!  The chippy white frames will be used for craft projects.

Grace needed a hook in her bathroom for her wet towels.  In a former life, I'm sure this was used for hats.  It'll be spray painted and will be just the right size.

It was a good day.  I'm so glad we went!


  1. Sounds like a ton of fun. Maybe that was your belated birthday celebration. Glad you had a great time!

  2. What a great day!! It's a memory making day. Great finds too!

  3. I may have to do some checking and see how far that flea market is from me. Looks like a good day trip.

  4. Looks like you had some great finds!! As a mom it is nice to get away even if just for a few hours...we all need to recharge and have some me time :)

  5. Oh, those crates!!! GAH! I want them!!!

  6. I was almost bitter reading this Lorie! So jealous of your Allegan trip. I have not been there yet this summer! It's horrible! I am going next month and nothing will stop me :)


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