Wednesday, September 25, 2013

give me a






what does that spell?





never too early to start thinking about halloween!

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013

trip snapshots

here's a few snapshots of our trip to 
mackinac island.
 first stop a one night camping at 
point beach in wisconsin.  
how cute our these state park signs.


this is how we roll, i wish.






































the cutest shop on the island,
Poppins.



















Thursday, September 12, 2013

found one!


on our way to mackinac island we stopped at the
washington street antique mall in 
manitowoc, wisconsin.


what is that blaring light in the back?


a pink aluminum christmas tree!

and not for sale......but i found one....

not that i could afford it.......


most aluminum christmas trees were produced in manitowoc, wisconsin 
by the aluminum specialty company
 back in the day.

the owner of the antique stores said you'd think it would be easy to find aluminum christmas trees in town, but they aren't. 
 she did have 15 trees at one time,
now she buys them on ebay.  

i just saw a pink tree listed on ebay for $2,999!



needless to say this one was not for sale either.
i have never heard/seen of this type of tree -
a peacock tree.  
it is flat, just branches on 2 sides. 
crazy.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

fudge and pasties


just back from vacation to michigan,
wisconsin's rival to the east....
snippets of the trip to come
as soon as i finish eating my fudge.