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Dana Smith
Fredericksburg, VA
I'm a Wife, Mother, and Grandmother and love anything Vintage...well worn and well loved.
Interests: Vintage items.....old paper, millinery, textiles, sewing items, jewelry....all things old and loved. I'm also an avid Needlepointer and Primitive Rug hooker as well as a creator of vintage paper arts.
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Mar 15, 2010
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This Snow Bunny has been in heaven since yesterday with all the snow that fell on the 'burg. There was a tad bit of sadness as a result of the snow....we lost 4 Leyland Cypress trees and our Magnolia is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2010 at My Weblog
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What a wonderful birthday I had today! First order of business was to officially list our house on the market with our Realtor. Sign is up and we are ready to sell! My sweet husband took me to my favorite... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2010 at My Weblog
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I know that the progression of life is that our children go to college and thus leave home. My rational mind tells me that......but my heart breaks when my Baby heads back to school after Christmas break. She left today... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2010 at My Weblog
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Wow...it's been awhile since I've posted. I've been wicked busy getting ready to put the house on the market. I have to admit...it makes me a bit sad. I love my house here in the 'burg and hate saying goodbye... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at My Weblog
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Merry Christmas to all! We had our usual Christmas Eve lunch downtown and then headed to the Confederate Cemetery where we left a ribboned bunch of holly on Jane Howison Beale's grave. When we first moved to Fredericksburg 12 years... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2009 at My Weblog
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The great thing about being snowbound is all the creative work you get done! I've loved being able to work on my Remains of the Day journal without a lot of distractions. I've finished the cover and here it is(albeit... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2009 at My Weblog
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This is the view from my little craft studio window today. Just outside my window is the roof of our screened in porch. The snow has piled on the roof so high that it has totally blocked most of my... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2009 at My Weblog
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We have over a foot of snow here in the 'burg!! It is just magical! Our black lab, Jessie, had such a great time searching for her stick and eating the snow. I snapped a picture of Jordan and it's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2009 at My Weblog
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I spent yesterday in Williamsburg, Virginia. While I love going down there all year long, it's particularly special at Christmas time! The weather was cold and crisp yesterday and I went to Sal's(wonderful local's Italian haunt) for lunch with one... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2009 at My Weblog
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She's home from college.......just arrived. Now it feels like Christmas around here! Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2009 at My Weblog
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Oh SILPAT ....I am totally in love with you! Those of you who use these wonderful silicone baking sheets understand my deep affection for this French wonder. I picked up 2 a couple months ago when my Beantown Boy and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2009 at My Weblog
I have received several of these from friends so far this Season. Since I'm so lax in answering I thought I'd just post my answers here....... 1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Both but I'm starting to lean more toward... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2009 at My Weblog
I'm a sick person.......sick sick sick, I tell you. Why am I so sick....because I find this totally hysterical..... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttZSjajdRd8&feature=player_embedded and then as time moved on this week I think this is almost as funny.... http://www.hulu.com/watch/113210/saturday-night-live-tiger-woods-accidentI It's all really rather... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2009 at My Weblog
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IT'S SNOWING HERE IN THE 'BURG!!!!! What a perfect day....snowing and very cold...love it! I just took some pictures of our lab playing outside....she was going crazy trying to figure out what that white stuff was. She's getting so gray... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2009 at My Weblog
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Every year before the first decoration is put out or the first card is addressed I place an order for Kentucky Cream Candy from Ruth Hunt's in Mt. Sterling, KY. Mt. Sterling is a sweet little town between Ashland and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2009 at My Weblog
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When I count my blessings....good health, great kids, spunky granddaughter, wonderful husband... I never forget to count my sex right up there in the top 5! Being born a girl is right up there with my most precious blessings! I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2009 at My Weblog
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I spent the day with one of my BFFs just playing at my kitchen table! Gaye is an incredible "costumer" and there isn't anything in the world she can't do with a needle and thread. Until today I couldn't thread... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2009 at My Weblog
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On Monday I took off to Hanover, VA for a day of antiquing with my new pal, Elizabeth. Our main goal of the day was to hit The Paper Man's(as I call him) semi-annual sale. Elizabeth had never been to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2009 at My Weblog
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It's orange and black around our house this time of year! Hope everyone has a wonderful, candy filled Halloween night! Here are a few snippets from my house... I hooked this a few years ago and keep meaning to hook... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2009 at My Weblog
Busy Busy Busy around here getting this house ready to put on the market! Our Baby Girl was home this past long weekend for Fall Break.....we kept her busy getting rid of "junk" in her room. CraigsList is the best... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2009 at My Weblog
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What a whirlwind weekend this has been! Saturday morning bright and early we participated in our neighbood yard sale....or should I say my husband did. He did most of the work and I think he could sell ice to an... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2009 at My Weblog
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Last weekend was just wonderful! Friday found me having lunch with my pal Linda in Culpepper at It's About Thyme. Her daughter is getting married this Sat. and I have a feeling it will be the most elegant wedding I've... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2009 at My Weblog