As I write today, I am nestled in my blue floral wing chair next to the fireplace in the family room. There is a light snow falling which should reach nearly 3 feet in accumulation by tomorrow evening. There is something very settling about knowing that you don't need to run out … [Read more...] about Our Home – Family Room (Before)
We all have our list of things we would like to accomplish in this New Year. This year I didn't sit down and write out a list, but in the back of my mind I have a couple of things I would like to improve upon. One of them is to reduce some of the stress that I've been under. Some of the … [Read more...] about A Fresh Start
For the past few weeks I have been totally consumed with daydreaming about, shopping for and crafting holiday decor. It seems strange to a procrastinator like myself to be in this Christmas mode so early. Usually the whole process for me begins after thanksgiving when I untangle the … [Read more...] about Holiday Barn Sale and A Friendly Competition
Well, we have had a whirl of activity in our home the past couple of weeks. The old adage, "when it rains it pours" comes to mind. Oh the stories I could share, but those will have to wait for another time. This of course is the week that I have been setting up my brick and … [Read more...] about What’s In Store…
I have been dreaming for some time of starting something new. I grew antsy when I turned 40 a couple years ago. I had always thought that for some reason I would return to work once all the kids were in school. In fact, when my second child was in preschool I began taking a … [Read more...] about New Beginnings & An Exciting Announcement
Hi, Let me introduce myself. I’m Michelle, a stay-at-home mom with lots of creative passion, a vintage design flare and a small business I’ve named Antica Market. I began my business in 2014 by selling some antiques and hand painted furniture at a couple of vintage flea markets. In 2015 I decided to … [Read more...] about Welcome to Antica Market!