Monday, July 4, 2011

A Lovely 4th of July....Simply...Iowa...

A Lovely 4th....We worked, getting set up, until late, on the 3rd... so 4 a.m. came mighty early.... but the drive to Mt.Vernon was Beautiful....
It was Great seeing everyone....both Vendors, and Shoppers...
Kim and Glen Wolfe, {Wolfe's Antiques, Mt.Vernon, Iowa} do an Outstanding Job, Promoting...
Mark and I had a Great Show....Mark Sold Like Crazy....I was Happy for him....I sold much of what I had bought, on my way to Mt.Vernon....and lots of smalls....I didn't sell the huge Store Table...or the Soulful Old Work Bench.... so to Gold Rush, in August they will be...
Everyone was Blown away...by them...and they were a wonderful draw, to the booth.... and spurred many conversation!
The Weather Was...Perfect.... It was really....a Stress-Free day....Thanks to Mark's Kids for Helping....and John...{Justin, too...} It was Awesome having so many hands... things got done...Quickly...
I so enjoyed visiting...Wish I could have gotten more images of the Show....It was Packed, with GREAT STUFF...Great Vendors....Great Customers!!!! Perfect....
I got Much Positive Feedback!....Yippeee!
If you couldn't make it....Plan, for next year.... it's sooo worth attending!
If You Did....come visit...Thank You!!!! We Loved Seeing You!
Love, to ya....
Barb C.
{special Thanks to Alice and John, {Alice's Wonderland} for feeding folks, on set up...very kind....and Vikki, for running to get me a JOLT, at FUEL....ahhhh..{Sweet Tommie.....what would we do, without FUEL...}..and being such a Sweet Angel....
I Loved  seeing Chery, and Lois...{my Killing the Blues....Girl...}Neighbor, Cathy...always Great seeing her....{she makes me Smile!}Ginger...and Garth...{Virginia Rose} Gail...Wanda and Terry...{Gatherings}... Tom and Tom....Cathy and Paula... Polly and Bob...Val....and Roxanne...Sarah, and Matt... Colleen...Dale...... Kristi...Audrey {Sweet Cheeks Tasty Treats}...and Their Darling Family! Barb H. {Sisters' Garden} Patti and Dale {Fern Hill} Linda... Carolyn A,.... Anita and Judy { Iowa Junk Gypsies} Jerry and Carol...{Jerry has the sign on his back...wanting SIGNS!} Bud and Renate...also, Renate, from Cedar Falls... Dick T., and His Crazy Harem Girls! and...so many Blog Friends...{Thanks!}I know...I'm Missing folks...{Jeff...Nichole...Dave....Tammy..Sue...Sandy...Lee....Rick...Karen...Bob...Tracie...Cindy...Jerry... Gary....Shari... Marsha...Don...Lou...Does it sound like EVERYONE in The Iowa Antiquing Community Attended?....well... I think a Big Share of them DID! WOW!!!}
Thanks...To All....For a LOVELY 4th!!!!!
{and...Amy...Sweet Amy...who brought me a Darling Horse Pin....another...Angel!!!!}

4 comments:

Gracie's Cottage said...

Mount Vernon? I had such a great time there last year and was so sorry to miss yesterday....maybe next year.

Happy 5th!

Jan

simplyiowa said...

We Missed You!!!!
Hope to see ya soon...and for Sure...Next Year!
Love to Ya!
Barb C.

Fun Pen said...

Great Photos! And some fun Collectibles. The 4th is one of the best 3 day weekends. Great weather, friends, family and ...cookin' out!

simplyiowa said...

It's always Great when the 4th lands, and....it creates a three day weekend! Yipee!!!!
We were very blessed this year!
love to ya!
Barb C.