I have come to absolutely adore this large family of mine! I’ve fully embraced “the more the merrier” sentiment and admit that our vacations are way more fun with all these kids! Now, don’t get me wrong, it’s a lot of stress to pack and prepare for 7 people. However, there are a lot of […]

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Here’s a day in the life of Susie and her team, as they shop Round Top in Texas for vintage and handmade goods.

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Last week, I took my team to go pickin’ at the Round Top Antiques Fair in Round Top in Texas. We stayed in the beautiful Wander Inn. It is a short term rental owned by Amie and Jolie Sikes and the rest of the Junk Gypsy family. Specifically, the Junk Gypsy’s creative DIY spirit and […]

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What is Special about Round Top in Texas Most antique lovers have heard of Round Top in Texas, even though it is a tiny town with a population of just 90. Round Top hosts the biggest antique show, Round Top Antique Fair Show, twice a year. The Spring show occurs in March and the Fall […]

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Round Top, Texas is easily one of my favorite places to be. Beautiful Texas landscapes on the drive down, so many antiques and vintage finds, and so many friendly faces all on the same mission to dig for beautiful treasures. There are hundreds of places to stay in and around Round Top. We were so […]

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Summer vacation looked quite different this year for many reasons. God has added a wonderful man and his three boys into my life! We have been dating for a few months now and we wanted to take our kids together on a mini vacay. Covid-19 restricted our usual vacation spots, but with the help of […]

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Spring Break 2020 for my family was pre-COVID19. We were able to enjoy the beautiful sights of Galveston, TX before we knew about social distancing and the extended cancellation of school. This trip was not marked by this virus, but I know so many other families have had to cancel their Spring Break plans and […]

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The best thing about living along the I-35 corridor is that it’s just a few hours down to some of my favorite cities in Texas. After some not-so-great news this Christmas, I found myself at home experiencing those, very real, post-Christmas blues. I didn’t have my kids for the next ten days either, so what’s […]

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The Bloom Market is hosted each year by Scott & Katrina Morris (of the @themorrismanor) on their property in Gladys, Virginia. It’s a mini Magnolia Market on their land with their 100-year old farmhouse taking center stage. Imagine rows of vintage furniture, hand poured candles, home décor booths and food trucks. Then when night falls, […]

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Round Top, Texas is home of the Original Round Top Antiques Fair. If you’ve never been, let me paint a picture for you. Over 2 miles of tents and compounds strung along a Texas highway selling furniture, accessories, and unique finds from all over the world. You’ll never be able to see everything, and you are certainly only scratching […]

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