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Interests: sewing, thrifting, selling on ebay, dragging my kids to yard sales, embroidery, watching reality tv and reading gossip blogs
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Can you believe that the small town of Kennett Square, PA with a population of 5,273 produces 65% of mushrooms grown in America!? We've been living in Chester County, PA for eight years now, and it's been a family tradition... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at freshvintage
Hey, Philly Locals, we're headed back to the Clover Winter Market on January 19th in Philadelphia at the 23rd Street Armory. We had a great time last year - the food trucks, the amazing venue and fun customers. You'll find... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at freshvintage
The holidays are near...I can smell the figgy pudding in the air. Or maybe that's the smell of rotten pumpkins in the shape of a camper. No matter, as we have two announcements for you freshvintage locals: Hear Ye, Hear... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at freshvintage
Hi, old friend! I thought I'd share some of my finds from this weekend. Since it's been a million days since I've blogged. (And if you aren't following me on Facebook, you are totally missing everything and you should be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at freshvintage
Chris is hitting the road this week, on a selling frenzy across New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. In a very ballsy move, Chris has decided to sell at three antique markets that neither of us have ever visited. I won't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2013 at freshvintage
Hi! This is Colleen's sister, Erin. My 10-year-old daughter, Fiona, has recently noticed that Aunt Colleen enjoys vintage medical and how-to, how to be a good wife, etiquette books, etc. I told her that Colleen thinks they are funny... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at freshvintage
I'm finally on Instagram! Are you? Yeah, I know I'm a little behind on this trend. I've always had a Blackberry (for my "real" job), but recently switched over to an iPhone. I mostly got it so that I could... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at freshvintage
Here's some vintage stuff that Chris found while we've been MIA. To make up for my absence, I'll be rewarding you with excerpts from vintage sex books at the end of this post. We usually don't find home movie cameras... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2013 at freshvintage
Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA with a group of local bloggers to learn about their Star Blogger program. They plied us with peppermint-chocolate cupcakes and star-tinis (martinis made with star fruit)... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at freshvintage
I thought I'd give you a fall-filled peek at the orchard where our shop is located, along with a few new items that we have started carrying. Highland Orchards was just featured by Philadelphia Magazine as one the area's top... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2012 at freshvintage
This is a public service annoucements for Facebook users. If you don't use Facebook to follow the latest news on your favorite businesses, blogs and people, then you can skip this post. I promise that my next post will have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2012 at freshvintage
I am so excited for you! As a fellow Target-lover, I know you will represent us well!
I've been begging customers to send photos of freshvintage purchases in their homes. I get a little sad when we sell something and it - poof! - disappears, never to be seen again. Well, one of our customers finally listened... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2012 at freshvintage
Since opening the brick and mortar freshvintage shop in March, our family life has changed quite a bit. Chris works at the shop when it is open (Thursday through Sunday) and typically spends Monday through Wednesday hunting for new inventory.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2012 at freshvintage
As promised, here are a few more finds from our trip to Madison Bouckville... These were our biggest purchases. And I just about died when I saw them. Three mid-century anatomical wall charts that were in a college lecture hall:... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at freshvintage
Photo from A few weeks ago, Chris and I made our maiden voyage to Madison Bouckville Antique Week. We went during the first half of the week and I was a little concerned that we were going to miss... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2012 at freshvintage
I was tired of buying basil at the grocery store, so I decided to get off my ass and just grow some. It is probably the easiest plant on earth to grow. You just can't kill it. And I'm a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2012 at freshvintage
Thanks again to Mary Kay Andews for choosing freshvintage as a stop on her national book tour for Spring Fever. Some of her fans drove more than two hours just to meet her! It was a great time....we laughed, we... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2012 at freshvintage
Sorry, this giveaway is closed! Congrats to winners Alissa, Meghan, Heidi, Shara, and Kelly! If you can't make it to the Mary Kay Andrews book signing at our shop on June 10th, we are bringing the book to you! The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2012 at freshvintage
This is a post about the stuff laying around our house that needs to go to our shop. Strangely enough, the shit all over our dining room table isn't making us any money! Weird. Lots of floral frogs, in all... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2012 at freshvintage
The one and only vintage-loving, flea-market-shopping, curbside-picking, New-York-Times-bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews is coming to freshvintage for a book signing! Join us at freshvintage on Sunday, June 10th at 2pm to meet Mary Kay Andrews. She'll be signing her new... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2012 at freshvintage
Join us this Friday night, May 4th, from 4pm to 9pm in West Chester, PA for the very first Vintage Garage Sale! Yes, it's actually in a parking garage. We'll be there with some great local vintage vendors, a cupcake... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2012 at freshvintage
Hi Gerry- The next sale is August 11, 2012.
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Yes, it's that time of year again...we are selling at Clover Market on Sunday, April 15th from 10am to 4pm. Our shop at Highland Orchards will be closed that day because we can only keep one ball juggling in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2012 at freshvintage
Chris went on some kind of mad cubbie shopping spree last week. And I am totally fine with that. The long skinny ones in the back left are the perfect size for displaying the Rewined candles in the shop. (The... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2012 at freshvintage