a special occasion

Shabby Chic Vignette

I’ve mentioned “occasional sales” in a couple of blogs now, so here’s the deal with them: they’re AWESOME.  As long as you’re into that kind of thing.  Which I am.  Very much. I had never even heard of occasional sales until about a year when my mom took me to one in South Minneapolis.  I…

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Paris’ other flea: Porte de Vanves

Yes, i’m back online.  I finally got our pictures together from two weekends ago when my boyfriend and I went to Paris’ other famous flea market, Porte de Vanves. It’s not as “professional” as the Saint-Ouen (Clignancourt) flea market – there are no permanent stalls, vendors set up their stalls each Sunday along two residential streets…

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SW road trip, first stop: Le Mans

With 3 weeks (3 WEEKS!!) left before we leave France, we decided to hit a part of a country we haven’t yet visited, the southwest.  On our drive down from Paris to Bordeaux, we decided to hit Le Mans: But us being us, we naturally couldn’t resist hitting the brocante (flea market) outside of the…

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