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Megan Morrison
I am a gift shop owner and an estate sale junkie.
Interests: non top 40 music, flea markets and estate sales, small town america, diet coke, reality t.v., art of all kinds, my nephews and nieces, Christopher Guest movies, people watching, and vintage clothing
Recent Activity
Change seems to be my new thing for the last two years. I've just been focusing on doing what is best for myself, my family, my shop, my health, etc. etc. Change is good as far as I'm concerned. Keeps... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
Lightweight and easy to wear. You don't have to figure out how to tie them, just loop it around your neck and you're good to go. Lots of fun colors to choose from. Stephenie looks adorable and has a "just... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
There are two foodie things I especially love about fall .... caramel apples and almost anything PUMPKIN! So when we received our shipment of Muirhead's Pumpkin Pecan Butter in the other day I quickly squirreled away a jar to take... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
When your aunt owns a funky gift shop .... it's no big surprise that you somehow find yourself in the midst of a full on foxy photo shoot when you just stopped by to drop off lunch for your mom.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
My teen family friend "K" (and I'll call him that in case he thinks it's "uncool" to be called out on the interweb) realized that I had a little owl collection going on in my house and the other day... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
I think out of all desserts available, cake is my favorite. Not a big ice cream fan. Has to be a white, or yellow cake too. Love chocolate but not chocolate cake. I know, I'm weird and picky. My very... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
Such a clever and cute use of a cupcake liner for those days out on the porch or patio. Come see our collection of adorable liners at moxie! as seen here photo via gabrici on flickr Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
I debated with myself for quite awhile about writing this post. Part of me is a very introverted and private person and the other smaller part of me thinks it's ok to share my experiences if it in some small... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
About 10 years ago I stumbled upon a vintage day of the week cutting board in a quaint little antique shop in the Quad cities. I fell in love. I had big plans for that cutting board. I was GOING... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
I had nothing to do with this cute and clever idea. I simply bought the easel made from old croquet sticks a couple of years ago from an antique shop or flea market (can't remember which). I don't even know... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
Take one of these vintage Hudson Bay point blankets (this one just arrived at moxie) and do something like this ... via: sit and read or, how about this ... via: Suzanne Wexler I have a particular fondness for vintage... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
It's not that I hadn't heard about Downton Abbey from many of my friends... I had. But for whatever reason the discs stayed buried on our Netflix Queue for months (thanks mister moxie)! I guess the words "Masterpiece Classic" scared... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
Starting this story at the point where I almost had a heart attack when I caught a glimpse of "Mr Marbles" in the back seat of my car would be fun but I think you need to hear the story... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
Awhile back we decided to paint our bedroom and give it a spruce up. Initially I planned on a gray and yellow color theme .... BUT then I realized that I can NEVER keep to a minimalist theme of any... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
Yes, on any given day you might find me outside of my house winging vintage crinolines into the air while spastically trying to capture a mid-air photo with the other hand. No helpers just crazy me running in circles under... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
.... there's a party goin' on right here! I must be getting old because I've spent many a moment in the last six weeks grumbling to myself about the cold weather and gray skies getting me down (chronic arthritic back... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times. My life got infinitely better the day I met Desa Henn. I consider it one of my life's greatest gifts to have the good fortune to work with her... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
Thanks very much ..... this is so very appreciated!!
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I've been making a huge effort to clean out our home closets/vintage catch-alls in the last couple of weeks. Call it a Valentine's Day gift to my husband.... lol. There is nothing he likes more than what he calls "getting... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
Just a little question I'm asking myself today. Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
As I was packing up some new goods for the shop today I noticed I seemed to have a color story going on. Sometimes it happens like that. The butterfly sequin applique is about 12" tall.... huge. I just know... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
This past thursday was my birthday ... not hard for me to remember what day I was born on because it is also the oh so glamorous and memorable Ground Hog's Day. According to Wikipedia ... The groundhog (Marmota monax),... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
Tall vintage drinking glasses in turquoise and red swirl (2 of each color ). Vintage soda shop girl planter. Most adorable paper straws in stripes and dots. I like the idea of using vintage things in new ways. The glasses... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
A couple of weeks ago we decided it was high time our bedroom got a facelift. We painted it celery green 15 years ago and it was looking scuffed up and just plain lifeless. Not a very good feeling for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2012 at Shop At Moxie
.... Just another day on the moxie chain gang ....all work and no play. No laughing, no lunch, no dancing and definitely no joking around. You must be uber serious with a serious distaste for frivolity to work here. Just... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2012 at Shop At Moxie