things for sale & Lucketts leftovers…

Marian ParsonsUncategorized24 Comments

As I was getting ready for Lucketts, I pulled a lot of pieces from my house and studio and I felt like I was digging deep.  Well, now that we’re in the thick of packing and planning our move, I realized I want to unload more.  Each piece has to be moved and stored and if someone in our family … Read More

Lucketts 2017 | part 3

Marian Parsonsbuying & selling antiques, Uncategorized47 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

I’ve created a monster

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Uncategorized, Watercolors41 Comments

My boys were really little when I started my business, both in diapers, in fact.  As a stay-at-home mom and new entrepreneur, one of the things I enjoyed most was getting out of the house and going to Hobby Lobby.  I would just meander, usually pushing one cart and pulling another (one kid in each cart or two kids in … Read More

the antique bread case

Marian ParsonsAntiques, Favorite Finds, Uncategorized31 Comments

I am often asked how I find such great pieces.  Well, I find a lot of them myself, just by cruising Craigslist, going to antique stores, and hitting some other favorite shopping spots.  But, I also have some great “pickers” who know me well and either sell pieces to me directly or tip me off to finds they think would … Read More

February Favorites

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Uncategorized35 Comments

We’re almost halfway through March and I haven’t shared my February favorites!  I have some good ones, though, so I wanted to make sure I got this post finished and live.  If you want to check out my favorite products in January, you can see them HERE. These are the things I was really digging in February… To watch… Season … Read More

why I’m going to China…

Marian Parsonsmy business story, Uncategorized

Next Wednesday, March 15, I am getting on a plane with my mom and my licensing agent, headed for China. And I thought I would finally share more details about what is bringing me to the opposite side of the world. First of all, when I started my business in 2008 in the hopes of making about $200/month to help … Read More