good & perfect time

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, My House68 Comments

Timing is an interesting thing. If you have read my blog for a while, you may remember that we put our house on the market almost exactly three years ago.  We had seen a local farm that was for sale and we were hot to buy it!  We got our house ready and listed it with high hopes of selling … Read More

Lucketts 2017 | part 3

Marian Parsonsbuying & selling antiques, Uncategorized44 Comments

On Saturday morning, the Lucketts Spring Market didn’t start until 10:00.  That gave my team a chance to catch a collective breath.  We all slept in a little bit later and were treated to an amazing breakfast by our hostess at the Zion Springs Bed & Breakfast, Chris.  Waffles topped with strawberries and whipped cream served with a side of … Read More

Lucketts Recap 2017 | Part 1

Marian Parsonsbuying & selling antiques60 Comments

The story of Lucketts 2017 is a big one!  There’s all of the stuff, the great customers, the new venue for the market, our gracious hosts, and my amazing team who helped me pull it all together. When I last posted, I shared pictures of our set up in the Show Barn at the fairgrounds Thursday, the day before the market. I … Read More

Lucketts Guide 2017

Marian ParsonsAntiques, buying & selling antiques, Running a Business53 Comments

I’m getting this guide in at the last minute!  It’s just been that kind of day! Since it’s late and I’m pooped, here are the details… LOCATION Just a reminder that the Lucketts Spring Market isn’t at Lucketts any longer!  It’s at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Berryville, VA.  That is where we’ll be and that is where you’ll want … Read More

Lucketts set up

Marian Parsonsbuying & selling antiques, Running a Business33 Comments

Last year, I thought my new digs for Lucketts, a 20 x 40 “circus tent”, sounded enormous.  I kept adding more and more stuff to the “pile”, so I made sure the space would be filled. Well, two rental trucks later and the space was certainly full!  It was overflowing, in fact, and trying to find a place for everything was … Read More