Author Archives: Lara Jo

Searching for Inspiration

Hi, Friends! January and February have been a bit crazy around here, and I haven’t rustled up a lot of vintage news for you lately. I got so desperate for some vintage shopping a couple of weekends ago, I drove two-and-a-half hours to Springfield, MO, where they were hosting one of those “world’s largest garage […]

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A few shots around the store and some Link Love…

Friends, January is my LEAST favorite month. It always has been, but since staying home with the kids, it has gained a special kind of animosity from me as it’s the month right after Christmas and their birthdays, so they’re usually coming down from two weeks of over-excitement, and the weather is bad so they […]

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Happy New (Vintage) Year!

Happy 2016, sweet friends! I’m going to whisper a date in your ear and you tell me if it sounds as if it is from the future, full of science fiction promise and terror: JANUARY 7, 2016. It’s straight out of Ray Bradbury and Isaac Asimov, is it not??? Time just marches on, no matter how […]

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These are a Few of My Favorite Things.

So, the busy season that was late summer/early Fall is now behind me. We had the students coming back into town in August, a big craft show in September that the booth had to be in tip-top form for, followed by the Junk Ranch, followed by the D and O Open House — I’ve pretty […]

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Holiday Open House at Daisies and Olives!

The annual Open House at Daisies and Olives is a BIG DEAL. This year, Martha closed the store for the three days prior to the event so that the vendors could come in and work their booths without worrying about being in the way of shoppers. I was there Tuesday for five hours and then came […]

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