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Prairie Pedlar barn and gardens

Garden Tours: A Reclaimed Garden on the Prairie

On an Iowa acreage, Jane and Jack Hogue do what they love: Garden, transform timeworn items into treasured heirlooms, and keep their proud rural heritage alive for others…

Prairie Pedlar

Garden Tour: A Repurposed Prairie Retreat

In the rolling hills of northwest Iowa, an inventive couple sells country-chic garden ideas on a recycled farm. It’s not the glint of the new: it’s a resurrection…

Walnut antique show street

Antiquing Getaway: The Must-See Walnut Antique Show

This charming small Iowa town’s turn-of-the-century buildings, brick and tree-lined streets, country hospitality and existing antique malls and shops are the perfect setting for an annual antique show…

Glass house

Plan an Antiquing Getaway: Our Vintage Flea Market Map

We’ve been planning our trips to flea markets this spring and since we know many of you enjoy them as much as we do, we’re launching our Flea…

Gift Ideas: Commuting and Lazy Sundays

For every Yin there’s a Yang. In this gift ideas round-up we bring you presents for Commuters: here are some ideas that might make getting to and from…

Overview of Hermann Missouri from the winery with fall colors

Weekend Getaway: Oktoberfest in Hermann, Missouri

Fall brings many pleasures in its wake and one of the most enjoyable is celebrating Oktoberfest in a small river town setting amid colorful foliage and an Old…

vintage flea market booth

Bargain DIYs and Sneak Peek – Flea Market Map

As winter approaches,  you will need to keep your hands busy while you’re stuck indoors, preferably with bargain projects. It’s the only way to beat cabin fever. We…

pumpkin garden with pumpkin house

October Round-up: Fabulous Fall

Fall is my favorite time of year. The air becomes crisp and invigorating, the trees dazzle with their colorful glory, and I get to wear the hugest, most…

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House Tour: A Cozy Coastal Maine Cottage

Dive right in and mix antiques with new pieces to convey a mood, says Texan MaryBeth Shapiro. Each room in her late 19th-century Higgins Beach, Maine, vacation cottage mixes…

vintage flea market booth

10 Timeless Flea Market Finds

The popularity of and interest in vintage collectibles follows fashions like almost everything else but among the thousands of items on offer at even the biggest sale, you…

Must-See Vintage Flea Markets

It’s flea market season again at last! Use our list of the can’t-miss vintage markets to plan your travel and shopping calendar. Check out individual websites for more…

Gift Guides 2015: Plants & Planes

We’ve made our holiday lists and are checking them twice. And while we’re at it, we thought it might be nice to share some of the items that…