Widow at Windsor antiques to savor

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Last night during the holiday walk in downtown Springfield, we wondered into the lovely Widow at Windsor Antiques where each piece whether you are talking furniture, paintings, jewelry or unique items fits into the term “statement piece”.  Walking around, my husband, brother-in-law and sister-in-law were all oohing and aahing thinking just where an item may […]

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A piece of art goes on the auction block

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  Who among us doesn’t remember the Beverly Hillbillies?  For years I have traveled to the Florida Flywheelers winter show in Avon Park and looked with awe at this lovely sculpture, along with another fascinating car called “the Travelers”.   I have written about it before in my blog back in 2011.  Now though, the lovely […]

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The Springfield holiday walk brings Christmas cheer!

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The song Silver Bells opens with what I saw last night, “City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style, in the air there’s a feeling of Christmas…” My husband and I along with my brother-in-law and sister-in-law headed to Springfield to shop, walk and of course dine and found the streets of Springfield, Illinois  all […]

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A Christmas Tea at Edwards Place

Part of what makes the holidays the holidays for me is attending a few festive events during the Christmas season.  While I love to travel both near and far, this event took place right in the Land of Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois.  I have been trying to take advantage of some of the wonderful history […]

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Branson for the holidays, a look back.

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It had been over a decade since I was in Branson, but when I learned that my mom’s favorite, Johnny Mathis was coming to town, we hit the road.  We traveled to Branson the weekend before Thanksgiving and much to my surprise, Christmas had arrived already in this Ozark Mountain town. Visitors were first drawn to […]

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