Monday, July 11, 2011

Summer Thoughts

In between sanding kitchen cabinet doors
 with Dad and Uncle Don...
 and pricing items for the booth, 
and feeling a tad sorry for myself,
 that I will not be browsing fields of treasure at Brimfield...
and missing Mr. Flea and Starla...

I have been day dreaming about August.

You know what happens every August?
Besides fresh tomatoes, corn and peaches?


I almost never miss it and have been going for twenty years or more.

In 2009, Carole from Maynard Greenhouse, Deanna from Gather in Ivoryton, CT and my junking buddy Paula all came for a girls weekend of antiquing and fun...pure bliss!

Last year, I met up with some blogger friends!

Gina from Vintage Junk In My Trunk and
 Judi from The 1829 Farmhouse and almost met

...and I hope to meet them again and maybe YOU this year!
Let me know if you plan on going! :)

Until then...
Happy Summer Thoughts!


Vicki said...

That sounds like a fun weekend! Wish I was closer. An antique fair in August here would be torture with the heat, although I suspect it is pretty warm there too!

Jem said...

That sounds like a fabulous weekend to look forward to!!

Jem xXx

It's me said...

Gina at Vintage Junk in My Trunk said...

We are counting the days!!

chasing lightning bugs said...

your photos in this post are lovely.

Karen said...

This series of photos is awesome! ...

Have a great weekend -

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Would love to be there - but a little to far away!
Enjoy! Great photos!

Vintage Gal said...

These photos are so yummy ~ I wish I could meet you there ;-)

Gert said...

Love this blog...and your pictures are amazing!

xoxo Gert

Pansy Cottage Girl said...

You got me with the bucket of berries!

Carole said...

I know I had so much fun at Bouckeville with all of you. I was going to go to Brimfield tomorrow but can't now. Hoping for another day possibly.
Great photos Laura!!!!


Anne Lorys - Fiona and Twig said...

What a great time, wish I were closer!

Those pics are just gorgeous. And yummy looking, too!


Lilybets said...

I hope you will meet many friends and enjoy the event!.

manon 21 said...

EH bien j'aimerai bien y aller...

Tu as de la chance,moi ce sera l'isle sur la sorgue en août.
Belle chine


mind's eye said...

Strawberry-Time is almost over in Germany! We had a lovely spring but it was so dry, that there weren't enough of those delicious fruits!
Thanks for showing!

cityfarmer said...

aaahhhh summer ... you've captured it so well
I have the twin sister to the little granite pail .... one of my favorite finds.

you might like my newest post on junkin' etiquette

Phil and Jan Conwell said...

That was fun...I love strawberries AND ridiculously tiny buckets.

Nancy said...

Yesterday and so far today have been a continuous "one of those day" frustrating moment to the next! When I woke this morning dealing with many of the frustrations I had from the day before...I was ready to burst! I decided to see what was new with your blog and the first thing to load was your wonderful photo of a bucket full of luscious and then another...before I knew it I was feeling a bit more relaxed! THANK YOU for your lovely blog and for giving me a place to escape when days are just a bit too much ♥♥

Nancy said...

I meant to write a bucket of luscious strawberries...but I suppose a bucket of luscious describes my feelings as well :)

Brambleberry Cottage said...

I've traveled up and down the East Coast to attend and, sell at, antiques shows, Laura. But I've never made the Madison Bouckville show. MAYBE this will be the year...and maybe we WILL meet IN PERSON. ;)

As always, your photos are wonderful!

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

AshTreeCottage said...

What a cute little bucket of strawberries!

Susan and Bentley

A Cottage Muse said...

How fun...I love meeting bloggers!
Don't's too hot to go to Brimfield!

Privet and Holly said...

Nothing better
than meeting up
with like-minded
bloggy pals; I've
done it several times
and a few at events
like this one. Enjoy!
I had to smile at "Dad
and Uncle Don" as I
have both of those,
as well and they are
both very handy, do-it-
yourself types : )
xx Suzanne
PS: Not wishing away
July, though....This
summer is going way.!!

decorator to the stars said...


Sarah said...

I'd be counting the days. Sounds like the best kind of fun. ~ Sarah

retriever said...

Straberry times is at end in Belgium,we have a city produkt : WEPION near Namur provincie i love this fruit, lovely fotos in this post. Have a nice summer days

le banc moussu said...

such lovely pics.....I need to go and get some strawberries!

judi said...

i will be there!
it was so much fun and great to meet you in person last year.
i say we have a blogger meet and greet...have a day in mind and a location?

Sue (Vintage Rescue) said...

Laura, I've been waffling about going this year (gas prices/distance, etc.), but this shoutout of our mishap last year just might put me in the YES column!