Wednesday, March 24

Back to Spring Coupon

Mention this "Back to Spring Coupon" before April 15th and you'll get a store discount!

Just ordered spring garden flags and floor mats and they should be arriving this week.  Meanwhile, I'm monitoring the candytuft (white flowers in this picture from last May).  It's actually budding, thanks to the warm weather this month.  Now I'm feeling guilty for not getting out there and doing my garden clean-up while the sun is shining.  If only I didn't have to work on tax preparation.....

Wednesday, March 17


Surely - this can't be March17th?  It's supposed to go up to 60 today.  Snow is going, going, and soon gone. 

              I'll be watching for these little guys to be popping up soon!

Thursday, March 11

What else is New?

I posted pictures yesterday of some of the new inventory we picked out in Minneapolis.  Here's another sneak peek.  (To see To Market, To Market pictures, scroll down to yesterday's post).

First up are the painted recycled-steel yard critters.  They can, of course, live in your home.  But they're ideally suited to life in the garden.  We sold out on these last summer, so here they are again.

Mr Goat was a huge favorite.  Let me just say that he's gender "referenced".

Some pigs can fly, some are earthbound.

Turtles in all colors and 3 sizes.  They stack nicely but are happy to roam your yard solo, too.

Here's a new design.  Let the sun shine....

Wednesday, March 10

To Market, to Market...

Just got back from Minneapolis last night (in fog!).  We had a great time and found some wonderful things - which I bought, of course.  They'll start arriving at The Gables in a few weeks.

Remember,  you can click on any of these pictures to see a full-screen enlargement.

Baggallini purses!  If you're familiar with the brand, you'll understand my enthusiasm.  These are the greatest bags on earth if you're looking for really, really amazing organization combined with style.  I'm still working on this order, but look for these in April or May.  Baggallini has been on my "list" for awhile, so I'm a happy

Well, I went a little handbag-nuts and here are the pictures to prove it.  I just kept finding such great looking bags at some pretty amazing prices.

                  Du-Du Arts bags - colorful, bright, and well made
                    (Lisa is the designer)

Belgo Lux
Couldn't resist these great bags - they beg to be picked up and come in some fresh colors.  Take a closer look at the flower embellishment on the yellow purse in the 2nd picture.

And then there were scarves in beautiful new weaves, textures, and designs.  Lots and lots of scarves. I also learned a pretty clever way to tie a scarf into a neat little shrug.  I'll post some pictures of that nifty trick later.  Maybe I'll try doing my first mini-video...

       This is me, picking out the best scarves.  Aren't they amazing?

Second Helpings
We were really happy to find these colorful garden stakes made from vintage dishes.  Every one is unique. And beautiful.

Click on this photo so you can see the stems and "leaves".

That's all for today - I'll post more pictures later.  It was really a good Market for us.   My husband, Paul, came along this year and I was really happy to have his input.  We also enjoyed a fantastic meal at our new-favorite Greek restaurant on our last night!

Welcome to The Gables

Welcome to The Gables
find us at 127 N Waupaca Street in Wautoma, WI (click on picture for map)