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Goodbye Atlanta

Atlanta I’m going to miss you. I’ve been visiting your AmericasMart wholesale market for 15 years!  I’ve loved your Southern hospitality and your Southern food. I will miss eating at Pitty Pat’s Porch and having a burger from your world … Continue reading

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Getting Spooked in Savannah

I keep an open mind when it comes to ghosts, spirits, hauntings and the like….in my opinion there’s so much we DON”T know about life and death. Friends and family members have seen things, felt things, heard things…and a few … Continue reading

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Top Five Trends at Atlanta Gift Market January 2015

Robin and I just got back from an exciting time at our annual trip to the Atlantasmart Gift Show in downtown Atlanta.  It’s always so exciting to see the newest trends, colors and styles.  What we found very interesting this … Continue reading

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Scarlett and Fried Chicken

Sometimes we just need a girlfriend moment.  With so much going on in our lives….just time to spend a few hours doing something fun and frivolous.  My friend Pam had just finished reading Gone With the Wind and had gotten … Continue reading

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New Bling for Spring at Penelope’s!

New Bling is in at Penelope’s…all the best we found on our shopping trip to Atlanta Gift Market!  The bigger the better, with jewel tones and crystals and sparkle!  Pearly bracelets with dangling glass hearts and charm bracelets with many … Continue reading

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From Paris to Portland Oregon: the fashion journey of a scarf

It takes five years for a new fashion item to go from the streets of Paris to the streets of Portland Oregon.  That’s what I was told at the Atlanta Gift Market this January.  And sure enough, I can vouch … Continue reading

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New Trends at Market in Atlanta

One of the best parts of going to Market every January is seeing the newest trends in home decor and seasonal decorations.  There’s ALWAYS something new..the challenge is deciding which trends apply to my store and show, and more importantly, which … Continue reading

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