Oh my aching back. Two long days of strolling through the beating sun at brimmy can really wreck the body, but as always, pure joy!
I had been given a few personal shopping missions, I had a list myself and as always I came home with virtually nothing I went there for. In the many years past I have taken to acquiring vintage Christmas decorations and as Big Daddy will emphatically express; Our Christmas collection is absolutely complete.
Once on the fields as I was trying to divert my eyes from all things Christmas I decided why not spread my love for holiday decor to all the holidays. I have been reading "The Happiness Project" and really enjoying many little nuggets and resolutions that can be made to strive for a happy life. One that sticks is (and I am paraphrasing) to make your home a treasure trove of happy memories. Tis my mission with Christmas, why not spread it out. I can now proudly say: all holidays are represented, but these collections are far from complete. Two more brimfield fairs to go this year, I have my work cut out for me.
Here is Mr. Thanksgiving:
I love him dearly.
I found these fun rings and scooped them up for everyone who had their name sake represented. This one is for my BFF Betty. They were $1 a dozen.
Then finally made our way back for an icy cold beer by sun set on the tailgate. This is where we dig through our carriages and see all the bounty within. We never remember what we have acquired until we unload......