Chicken and Waffles { antique mall}

The last week of August has really hit me. *sniff* *sniff* My oldest starts 7th grade and this is my little ones last year of preschool. Dear GOD, where does the time go?! The crazy begins today. Gymnastics starts this afternoon for my little one and AK starts dance tomorrow. I am not finished shopping […]


Callaway Gardens with the family was so enjoyable. The girls look forward to this trip almost as much as they look forward to the presents under the tree. It was a very short trip but we loaded it down with plenty of small town shopping, great barbecue and a Fantasy in Lights spectacular. I was […]


It was so fun to open up my Southern Living magazine this month to see parts of Virginia and Maryland in The Ultimate Antiquing Tour article. My sister and I took my mom on a long girls weekend to this history rich part of the country, where the rolling hills and beautiful mountainous landscapes are enough to take […]

PAPILLON…an eclectic treasure trove

It’s a given. Anytime we travel, my vintage radar goes off, forcing me to make a B line for the downtown districts where I know I can usually find one unique shop. Today was the day. After VBS we took the girls to an old Soda Shop to get ice cream. On the way back […]


We are totally worn out but having a great time. I just wanted you all know that we are here! We have not really seen much yet. We didn’t arrive in Baltimore until about 4:00 and had to get a rental car and drive to Fredrick. Next time I travel around lunch time, I will have […]