|That's the winning hat on the left!|
Clayton's Way Farm Soaps. (and a big PS: If these soaps are the secret to Sheryl's looks I am using them DAILY!)
After the market we hit the road again; heading north up Route 89. After a while we realized we were both thirsty, so, seeing a gas station not far from an exit ramp, we pulled off for some bottled water. Wait? What was that we saw? A sign for an Estate Sale pointing down the road from the gas station. We got our water and headed sign-ward.
for the shop), 1966 Twister, some vintage game pieces for my collages and the perfect "Strangers on a Train" eyeglasses, complete with one lens cracked. Creepy or what? These are going in the shop. Someone will replace the glass, and, that mid-century abstract patterned eyeglass case is killer! For all above? $3.
|Janet looking the stylish urbanite in her vintage 1970's caftan in the Vermont countryside!|
You might think we were done at this point, BUT, au contraire! After that little set-up you saw in the first pics, there was an entire barn of stuff across the street!
Shelburne Museum to the exhibit gallery.
here. For you fashionistas, one especially nice section of the exhibit revolved around seven antique bodices that were given to FIT students as part of a competition to see who could design the remaining ensemble to match the bodice. Each was given a budget of $300 and the finalists selected were all on display in the exhibit. For more details, read here.
Inn at Shelburne Farms for over-priced drinks and lively conversation on the lawn overlooking Lake Champlain. Seriously, does it get better than this?
|Me and Janet; the road trip partners in crime.|
antiques mall in Quechee, Vermont. It is located right near the gorge and is a great destination if you are in the area. There is also a wonderful Farmer's Diner at the same location. We'd planned to eat lunch there but were both too full from brunch!
|Just love this photo.|
|(Tay, this is for you!)|
|I really wanted this Irwin Whizzer Fan in the box - great graphics!|
Janet agreed to stop by and surprise some of my family in Vermont who live very close to Quechee. They were good sports about us dropping in unannounced, but, I am not sure how much their good nature will last when they see I have plastered their photos all over the web as well. We'll see....
|Janet took a photo of all of us - so great to see everyone!|
|A gorgeous quilt in-progress by my cousin Jeannie...|
|A quick pat of the dog and we were on the road again....|
|A stunning quilt made by my cousin Judy.|