We have just finished one of the busiest weekends
of the year here at Buttermilk Cottage.
It was our neighborhood yard sale,
which is a very big deal.
It's one of our neighborhood association's
bigger fund raisers for the year.
It's promoted heavily in our city and
neighboring area and brings
thousands and thousands of people
into the neighborhood.
The crowd starts early, often before the sun is even up.
Saturday morning started misty and cool.
But, the seasoned shopper knows the good stuff goes early!
Even so, there's no shortage of something to tempt everyone!
Interesting merchandising--athletic shoes and baby dolls.
Are you thinking flea market, maybe?
The sale here at Buttermilk Cottage
is always small by comparison.
we have found a way to compensate!
I often fantasize about having my own
Bed & Breakfast, Tea Room or Bistro.
For one day a year, I get to do it!
I've been baking and freezing for weeks,
but by Saturday I was ready!
We started with hot coffee, muffins and
cinnamon cake early in the morning
and sold our last (#90) chicken salad sandwich
just before the yard sale ended at 3 P.M.
The porch becomes a nice oasis for weary & hungry shoppers.
As for me,
my little fantasy is usually completely satisfied
by the end of the day;
and I'm quite content to go back to my
"day job" as a knitter and seamstress.
This week I'm linking with
Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style
Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Creek Cottage
Show & Tell Friday at My Romantic Home