My Weekend at Lucketts and the NEXT Big Thing{33}

Hello again!
If you were following along with me over the weekend on Instagram and Facebook you’ll already know that I drove down to Leesburg, Virginia for the annual Spring Market at The Old Lucketts Store.  2014 marks my third annual road trip to see all of the vintage goodness and I’ve got lots of pictures to share with you. For the moment I’ll share just a few – I saw that Marian, over at Miss Mustard Seed mentioned a story that I told her about a frenzy for ironstone butter pats in her booth at Lucketts – so I’ll share the pictures that I took there (including the butter pats) as well as more pics I took of her booth.

BUT FIRST!!  I want to tell you that I’m doing a new GIVEAWAY!!

Up for grabs are


FAIR in Rhinebeck, New York.

(June 6, 7 & 8 2014)



Each of you can get TWO chances to win.

First:  SUBSCRIBE to breida with a b. – you’ll get all of my posts in your email! ——-> the subcription box is in the right sidebar ——–> 

Second: Hop over to Facebook and LIKE my page! 

Leave an individual comment below telling me about each of your entries – and I’ll choose a winner next week. 

Pretty simple, right?  If you have two entries then you should leave TWO comments.  

***These tickets are good only for the Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck, New York running on June 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2014.  You must be able to attend that fair.  The tickets are for all three days of the Fair and include Early Bird Entry.
I’ll announce the winners on TUESDAY MAY 27th and pop those tickets right in the mail! 

I’ll be there at the Fair myself!  I hope to see you there!!

Now – back to my weekend at the Lucketts Spring Market.  I had a great time and saw LOTS of fantastic vintage goodness.  I’ve got lots of things to show you  but for tonight I’ll share my visit to Miss Mustard Seed’s Booth.  For the past two years I’ve waited until later in the day to go and see Marian but this year I got there as early as I could.

First of all, Marian’s booth is very distinctive, recognizable, but I nearly walked right past it because it was completely covered up by a crowd of people.

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(that’s her booth – the three white tents in a row…)

By the time I got there – (I’d had to wait on a line to get through the gate and I got stuck in the mud while I was trying to park) – it was about 10:00am and the market had been open for about 30 minutes.

This is some of what I saw when I got inside the booth…

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…and the BUTTER PATS!!  I over heard a husband call to his wife, “Honey!!  Do you want the BUTTER PATS??!!”

she did.

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Within minutes, the cupboard was, very literally, BARE.

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People worked quickly, gathered what they wanted, and got on line to pay…

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Even though the customers were in a buying frenzy they remained quite calm.  The atmosphere in in the tents was never tense – and there was always a smiling Marian somewhere in there!

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I got to take a few more pictures of the booth before I set off to see the rest of the show.

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I have this exact same scale right here in my own kitchen!  I think I got it at an auction a few years ago…

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Don’t forget to enter the giveaway for the Country Living Fair Tickets!  Good luck, and over the next week I’ll see you back here with more Lucketts pictures and tell you who won the Giveaway!

Make your entries and leave your comments below!



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