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June Flea Market Finds Glassware With Original Labels

i’m gearing up to head to allegan flea market next weekend. (PS if you want to know where all the flea markets are subscribe to my flea market alert list or join my flea market insider group) i haven’t had a ton of luck in the past month but the more i’m out and about […]

June Allegan Flea Market Finds

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i was scrolling through my photos from earlier this month and i couldn’t believe i forgot to share my allegan finds! it’s almost time for the next allegan flea market and i thought not only should i share my finds with you, i should probably put them away. i finally bought a piece of furniture […]

may allegan flea market finds

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may allegan antique finds victorian chair, jadeite and ironstone

it’s flea market season in michigan! the allegan flea market had it’s season opener this weekend despite the random snow (two inches) that came down saturday night. however it was melted and gone by sunday afternoon and i was out and about on the hunt for treasure for both personal and shop. i found a […]

april allegan flea market finds

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April Allegan Flea Market

it’s summer in michigan and that means one thing.. or maybe like ten things to me. flea market season. (and garden, pool, beach, cottage, farmers market etc season). i’ve been to maybe three or four markets already this summer and some were better than others. one thing is for sure though.. i never have a problem […]

3 tips how to find flea markets

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it’s been a long long time since i’ve been able to go to an actual flea market. not only because of time but because of the michigan gross weather. aka there are no flea markets (worth going to) in michigan while it’s cold. during the winter i pay many visits to antique stores to get […]

Kane County Flea Market

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Flea markets are fun, exciting and addicting but can be a bit over whelming. it’s important to have a plan, strategy and supplies. Let’s dive in to how to best shop a flea market. How to shop a flea market: What to bring.  this can make or break your shopping experience. the most important thing […]

how to shop a flea market

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what a weekend for markets! there were so many good ones going on! if you are not on my flea market email alerts list you can join here. we are all sharing our current weekend flea market hauls in my flea market insiders group. join the conversation here. the springfield antique extravaganza has been on […]

springfield antique market extravaganza haul

Style & Fashion

antique vintage clocks

let’s face it the weather is unpredictable. one minute in michigan it’s sunny and 70 and the next it’s pouring rain and 30 degrees. neither climate (90 or 20) ever keeps me from checking out a good flea market. the secret to a happy rainy flea market shopping experience is the right gear. having the […]

how to shop a flea in the rain

House & Home

Today we are heading back to Emily’s farm once more to tour another one of her rehabbed buildings on the farm. Previously we toured the garden shed that was transformed into the perfect pre wedding bridal hangout so it only makes sense that we continue on to the repurposed gentleman’s quarters of her venue. I […]

This Michigander Repurposed Her Farm to a Fun Air BnB


Historic Michigan Farmhouse

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a child get so excited over a new jute rug for his bedroom that he doesn’t even sleep in than Otto. When he walked into his bedroom after I put the rug down he yelled “MOM! Did you order this for me?! Thank you! I love it! It’s so […]

Otto’s New Bedroom Jute Rug

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Otto and his new Jute Rug for his gender neutral sheep bedroom

Since our home remodel has been pretty much put on hold until the unforeseeable future courtesy of insane lumber prices and labor shortages we are slowly making the short term fixes around the house and farm. We are patching the brick instead of replacing and we are holding off on new windows until we are […]

Barndominium Style

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Old Farm Lean To

Do you remember that post about the booth at the antique show that said “EVERYTHING IN THIS TENT CAME FROM A VICTORIAN ERA GARBAGE DUMP”? Well guess what? That booth also had a bunch of antique English advertising containers as well (and a bunch of other treasures to behold). In his booth towards the back […]

All About English Advertising Containers

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What are old english advertising containers

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I'm abigail albers

Wife and mother, antique shopper, entrepreneur, gardener, sheep lady, sequin enthusiast and your Midwest Martha Stewart Wannabe. 

I am collector of collections and hobbies and I’m so excited to share them all with you here on my little slice of the internet. 

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