Sunday, December 30, 2012

What's here now....

Well my friends, I don't know how often I will be posting......the store is certainly keeping me very busy.
It is doing very well and we have made many friends and have a group of regulars that come in every week, sometimes more than once!

The Christmas Season has ended and tomorrow I will be taking all the Christmas out of the store and preparing for Valentines Day!! 

Here are some pictures of what is in the store right now.

I will be posting some of our Christmas pictures as soon as I can! I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and that you were all safe and sound and that you will have a wonderful New Year and be blessed!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

A Hen & 2 Chicks

Hello dear friends!
I appeared only to vanish again due to internet issues....alas it is fixed and we are in working order once again! I hope you all are doing well! I'm still as busy as can be.

Our new store A Hen & 2 Chicks is going fabulous!! I'm so happy with all the customers that we have coming in on a regular basis and the new friends that we have made. We have been open now for 3 weeks and on Saturday we are having our Grand Opening!! We placed an ad in the paper, we are having free refreshments, Christmas karaoke and a Gift Certificate drawing!! I'm SO excited and  I want to share some pictures of our store with you!

This pretty painted desk SOLD fast!!

This was one of our Fall window displays....all but 4 of our pumpkins SOLD!!

Another Fall window display.

Look at this little cutie who visited our store, what a doll!

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This beautiful Rocker sold within 2 hours of being on the floor!

This little girls bedroom set also sold right away!
I just love this vintage mirror!

Lots of pretty dish pieces in creams and whites.....perfect for winter decorating!!

I will be sharing our Christmas window displays and Grand Opening Day pictures soon! Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope everyone had a Very Happy Thanksgiving Day with their families!

Shipping Available on smaller items!!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Pumpkins for the Store!

My Mom and I have been making pumpkins to sell in the store and I just thought I would share them with you. We have had so much fun doing these, Each one is unique as they are all different in size and decor. 

This is a banner that I made for a Fall Swap, it's my first one and it's not that great but I thought it turned out pretty cute.

We have also made some in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness and I will be sharing them as soon as we get the display put together. Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you have a really wonderful week!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

I'm Back!!

I have not fallen off the face of the earth even though it feels as though I have. I have not posted since August!! WOW, let me tell you how hard that has been. Where have I been? Well, I'm so glad you asked! lol...

First of all----I came to TN the first of August to be with my Dad while he had a aneurysm surgery and my 10 day stay turned into a permanent one. I'm happy to report that my Dad is doing well and it has just taken a little longer than thought to re-cooperate but over all the Dr's are very happy with how he is doing.

For the past year Mr.Darling Dear has been looking for a position outside of Corporate America...the reason? Well, his phone rings off the hook at all hours, he works long hours and even brings work home, family time is short and the stress of the Company "owning you" (if you know what I mean) just all became to much. To make a long story short, while I was in TN a job opened up in the same town that my parents live in, how AMAZING is that??? He applied and was hired for the position!

SO---after playing nurse for a couple weeks I went home and packed the entire place up in 5 days and then headed to MI & IN for a girls get away with my sister and my cousin that was planned prior to all the happenings. Might I add that we had a wonderful week and I will have a post coming soon with some pictures from our trip.

Not only have I moved, taken a trip, put Small Prince in school (after having home schooled for 2 yrs) became a Cub Scout Mom :) Oh, how fun is that??? we are looking forward to all the activities.

BUT---I am opening a store!! How I've managed to have time for that I have no idea lol...
My Mom and my Sister will be helping me out and so we have named the store A Hen and Two Chick's. Do you like the name? We are so excited!! We will have furniture, home decor, bedding, candles, crafts and much more! I will more than likely start a second blog dedicated to the store and I do hope you will follow there as well.

Well, I think that brings you up to date with all that has been going on and I do plan on being back to posting as normal. I look forward to catching up on all that I have missed the last couple of months. Take Care and I hope you all have a very wonderful weekend!!      

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Sango---Green & Black Tablescape

A very simple glass candlelight centerpiece is all that's needed for this evening dinner tablescape.
To tie in the color of the green on the plates I added some long beaded stems and shaped them around the glass. 

I just love my beautiful stemware that I received as a Hostess Gift from Princess House years ago. I hosted a party for a friend and was able to get the stemware for FREE. (Tip) Having a home show/party is a great way to get some of your favorite items for little to no cost.

The beautiful Sango plates with the ever so lovely Lily pattern was a terrific Goodwill find.
All they had were the plates and saucers BUT they were .50 each!!
I also like the square shape of the plates with the rounded edges.
Sometimes it's nice to have something different from the everyday circle plate shape.

These gorgeous black wavy square plates were FREE!!
I got them from a lady on Freecycle.
For those of you that have never heard of Freecycle it is a yahoo group that allows people to post items that they want to give away for FREE only. It started out being a way for people to pass along good usable items to keep them going to the landfill.
I have seen all sorts of things listed on there, and of course I give away items as well to return the favor.
And, it's all FREE!

The circle plate that I am using as a charger was a Flea Market find and they were on a clearance table  for .60 each.
 They worked out perfectly for this setting.

My tablecloth is nothing more than a $5.00 sheer curtain from the Family Dollar Store.
Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope your day is Plum Perfect!!
[Disclaimer: I am in no way affiliated with any of the companies mentioned in this post
nor am I being compensated]

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Seasonal SundaysMake it Pretty MondayTabletop TuesdayYou're Gonna Love it Tuesday!

Frugal Treasures Tuesday
Lets Dish!Thrifty Things FridayPotpourri Friday