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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Love thy Neighbor...

I have some really great Neighbors...but today my Neighbor, Kathi, across the street surprised me with these!    I came home today from substituting, upon not having the best day... plus  I had to dodge boxes falling out of the truck in front of me on the way home...my heart was pounding as it really scared me, thinking I was going to wreck...only to find  these beautiful sunflowers  which Kathi had left returning a vase to me.  She said should could not return the vase empty!!!  I love these beautiful sunflowers and the clippings are from her yard!   I wish I could get clippings like these from my yard!!!  ;0)  They make me smile!!!


I do love my Neighbor Kathi!!!   She is one of the sweetest people I have EVER met!!!   Thank you Kathi!  I needed these today!!!   Seems, God just puts people there when you need them!      Blessings and Hugs!

Saturday, September 17, 2011

A Day At The Fort Worth Zoo!!!

I was fortunate this last Friday to share a day at the Zoo with my granddaughters- Mae and Vivian, son- Tye, daughter-in-law-Mindy - her sister Kristin and son - Westin!   It was soooo much fun and I cherish these times for making memories!  I just have to share a little of our day with you!  If any of you are looking for something to do... well I suggest check out the Zoo!!!  ;0)

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Sweet Deer!
 




 


  

Pretty Pink Flamingo's!   We like PINK!!!
 

 
Who???
Magilla Gorilla!!!


 
 

Big Croc!






 

  









Rhino...I called Hippo...I need Zoo 101 !
It was the water that threw me!!!!  Ha!










Hope this encourgages you to support your local Zoo!!!  LOL

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

MY 1 Year Anniversary!!! LoneStar Antique Mall, Fort Worth, Texas

A year ago this month, I opened a booth at LoneStar Antiques and SimpliciTea's Tea Room...and so was created "The Vintage Vine" (#1959).  As I walked through the antique mall today, I realized what great talent and unique finds exist at our antique mall!  The five star kind!!!  Soooo...I decided to share a little with you all ...I mean ya'll.  ;0)

LoneStar Antiques is located at 5605 N. Denton Hwy (377) (Haltom City) Ft. Worth, TX 76148 and open 7 days a week, Mon-Sat 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday 12 to 6 pm.  Established since 1998.  It is family owned and operated by Ronnie and Jennifer Raesz.  Wonderful, incredibly talented couple... and congratulations on your new baby boy!  Friendly staff is ready to accomodate you with all your needs!

Beautiful Booth as you walk in...
The Tea Room is outstanding!  You must try it sometime...located at the far east end of the building you will find SimpliciTea's Tea Room...great servers and hostesses...top chef...and a pianist!  I GIVE IT FIVE STARS!!!!!  (Closed Sunday)



Sweet Michol!

Hope helping me out!


Nancy...pianist


Nancy playing for the lunch crowd!


 
Try it sometime!!!  You'll love it!!!


The Boutique...located at the far west end of the building you will find Betty Jane's Boutique, it's one of a kind with a fantastic array of clothing arranged and displayed amongst antiques and vintage finds!  You won't want to miss it!

Jeni or Amy at the boutique to help you!
 



Great Display's...

Dressing Rooms...
 
 
   
Clothing at it's best!!!


















YOU will find an incredible selction of items with over 150 dealers passing on to you an experience and opportunity to unfold whatever it is you are searching for!

Here...is the proof...

Ruby Grace's Pink Booth!  (My Idol)

Ruby Grace's RED Booth...changing soon to Vintage Beauty Shop!

Carla Beth does a wonderful job!


New...Just Piddlin...Welcome!!!


My Tattered Ellegance...Love my neighbor Pat!!!

Great Vintage Coke machine...at Relics by Rose...on sale now!
 


My new neighbor...Relics By Rose...Hi Jenny!

Lace for sale...My Tattered Ellegance...

Gayla at Vintage-ology...such attention to detail!


Beautiful 12 piece setting!

Childrens...girls on the left, boys on the right!


Isles of shopping!


Love this table at My Tattered Ellegance!

Here comes fall...


Hunter House Designs

flea*piphany...so creative!
 



I have my eye on this cute bistro table and chairs!
 
Antique Signs...


The RED Chandelier


The RED Chandelier has book pages on the wall...unique!


Tin Star Trading Co


Cute Vintage Stroller


Signs, Signs, everywhere Signs...

Vintage Doors...

 



Good Morning!!!
 
Great Booth...you can always find a bed...


Lee does a wonderful job!!!


This little piggy won't cry wewewe all the way home!
Look at these!


Awesome cash register...in the tea room!


Shopping at it's best...


Very rare albino doe deer... $200 dealer # 6562

Antiques at best!


Love this sign...Splurge Worthy Finds...

Over the river and through the woods...


Break area...take a load off..and sit a spell!

Lay-away...see what you missed!
  
Antique Horse Carriage


Guest book at Vintage-ology...don't forget to sign your e-mail in venders books!!! 


and ME>>>   
The Vintage Vine...#1959

                                              


   I am very blessed and fortunate to be a part of such a great team and family here at LoneStar!   Hope this encourages you a little...Enjoy!       Hugs...Brenda