Month: July 2017

Meet Amy of Amy Rodger’s Jewelry

Every day I put on an Amy Rodgers necklace, one of her leather wrap bracelets, and a hand stamped brass cross bracelet with pearls. I met Amy at Harvest Festival and have been collecting her hand stamped pieces over the past year.  The necklace above is my favorite, a present from John. Handcrafted and hand stamped jewelry has so much

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Summer Skillet Lasagna with Ripe Tomatoes

Perfectly ripe tomatoes are now being picked and shared from local gardens. I love toasting a slice of rosemary and sea salt bread in the oven. I take out the crunchy bread, top it with a slice of fresh tomato. Sprinkle the tomato with salt and sugar, add mozzarella cheese on top and bake until

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Bandanas: A Summer Style Essential

At barn sales and markets this summer  bandanas are being worn as head bands, scarves, and bracelets. Not only are they cute and colorful, they are also washable. Here in the south, we still have a few more months where summer lingers on.  You can tie bandanas like a scarf on your purse and then

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Interior Design Talk with Tatum Hill

Tatum Hill has a home goods boutique and an interior design business located on Cookeville’s historic Westside.  As you will see from some of her custom interiors featured below, each home she decorates has a unique style and personality to match the family that lives there. These featured photos are my favorites from her portfolio.

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An Afternoon Chat with Sonia Stitch

Baseball hats and baseball tees have been my wardrobe staples these past few weekends for judging watermelon eating competitions at the fairgrounds and buying bunkbeds at yard sales. Sonia puts a feminine twist on casual weekend wear. Even though I am in a ball cap, I still feel like I am wearing something that is my style

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A Cupcake Giveaway with PDilly’s!

A local cupcake giveaway with PDilly’s is happening on Facebook! Head over to the Farmhouse to Flea Market Facebook Page to enter. PDilly’s is located at 41 West Broad Street in Cookeville. One lucky reader will win a $30 gift card. You can enter to win until next Wednesday, July 26 at midnight. Good luck!

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Mark your Calendars for the Strawberry Patch Market

The Strawberry Patch Market is scheduled for September 7th through the 9th. Be sure to mark it on your calendar! Go here to follow the event on Facebook. There you can keep up with the latest event details, newest vendors, and special shopping hours. The Strawberry Patch has been voted as a top barn sale by

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Meet Margie of Hunter Farms

Blueberry season is drawing to a close and thankfully Margie had a moment during her busiest time of year to give us the story of Hunter Farms.  Hunter Farms is one of the main blueberry and beef cattle farms in the area. Margie’s husband David is the third generation to live at Hunter Farms. It was purchased

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38 Ideas on How to Use Your Day Planner

I am starting my journal writing series on utilizing a day planner because that is the best way for beginners to start a daily writing habit. During my busiest times, I actually write a brief daily journal entry in my day planner.  This habit is not only great for beginners but wonderful for those of us who love journaling but

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In Season: Corn and Cucumbers

Crunchy, sweet, and a little spicy… Corn and cucumbers are plentiful right now. This recipe, by Sasha Swerdloff, is a mason jar summer salad filled with cucumbers, corn, and green beans straight from the garden. Create her simple marinade and you have a portable and perfectly in season lunch! The recipe is available here. She describes it as “crunchy, sweet, and

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