I read the above clipping from grandma and it pretty much sums up what I’m aiming for in preparing my booth each year. I’m trying to present what folks are hunting for in either a gift, something they need, or just an item they haven’t seen before and maybe they just don’t want to go home empty-handed. Girls gotta shop right?! It would be sacrilegious to leave without Something. In case you’ve been sleeping, Christmas is on the way.
So do you wanna see what I was presenting this year? OH! I must mention after last week’s post on Inez’s Clippings– That vendor did not appear this year. And we were allowed to spread out our tables just a tad bit when the vendor beside us didn’t show up. Good times.
Before I give you the pictorial, a thank you needs to go out to Cole Camp for always delivering a superb Christbaumfest. A wonderful tradition that brings together the spirit of the season.
And last but not least, I have to thank my dear mother-in-law for buying my mini quilt and stand. And then leaving a lovely post on Facebook for all her acquaintances to read.
I have such a supportive (enabling lol) family and they even turn out to help us load our stuff at the end of the day (Barbi & Scott, Leslie & Tracy God Bless You!) Mother, Kirsten and I really appreciate each and every one that made our day a little brighter. Grandma Must be smiling down!!
Returning this week to Thursday Doors posts. Just want to say I’ve missed the Thursday Doors gang but I’m glad I participated in the A to Z again just the same. Couldn’t miss its 10th anniversary now could I? If you’re curious about my contribution, you may click the 2019 AtoZ tab above to see the posts. There will be a reveal for the Reflections post that hopefully includes my sampler quilt top. Look for it May 6.
So we had a surprise birthday party for the brother-in-law. And the location couldn’t have been more charming. You might drive by it if you’re not looking goin’ down Missouri state highway 52.
Before the honoree arrived, I got a shot of these farmhouse style tables. Bestill my heart!! Oh, and there’s the inside door view.
The ambiance was wonderful, food was outstanding and no complaints on service. The only thing lacking was the company of a couple of our children…..my niece(& her hubby) and my eldest. But already making plans for a return when everyone is back home. Til then, I’ll share the rest of the photos for this Thursday Doors from Cole Camp, Missouri.
Did I mention the dessert??!! Bavarian Cream filled and layered German Chocolate cake. Oh my Word!! No pics to taunt you with but I’ll be trying the duplication of this one. No doubt about it!
Headed back to Cole Camp, Missouri for Thursday Doors this week. I still had some photos in my stash and hope you enjoy my experiments with filters in my choices.
Beginning with a slate filter. I personally like how it accents the missing panes of glass.
Why this filter is called Zeke I don’t know but it sure gives a feeling of yesteryear. I’d love a front door that wide along with those double screen doors! Can you imagine how many times the momma yelled to stop slamming those over the years??
Don’t step out this door without your ladder! The filter is called Napa and it brings out the peeling paint on that door’s window.
And yes, the propane line runs smack dab through that door. I had to get a close up just for myself.
The glow of those lights is the appeal for me to choose this version called Icarus. Remember Icarus flew too close to the sun and melted his wings? There was no threat of melting on this particular day I assure you with geese heading south along with the cold north winds.