Grazing at the Fair

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  Yesterday around noon I asked Mr. Bernie if he was hungry for lunch. He agreed that he was and suggested going to the Montana Fair to graze for lunch. That sounded good to me. It was over 90 degrees but no humidity, so it wouldn't be too bad. I was excited to have some fair food and check to see how my purses did. They did judging last week.   We got to the fair and I said my mantra for finding a place to park. "Hail Mary, full of grace, help us finding a parking space." My mom hates when I do that. Yet, it worked and we were able to park near the entrance. That was a good start to the day. The day just kept getting better and better from there. One of the building has vendors. People selling everything from apples to wool. We like to look around and see what we might need. Usually, its nothing. However, Mr. Bernie tried a little thing that helped loosen muscles and he spent the rest of the day debating if he wanted to buy it. We also had to stop by the … [Read more...]

~Bernie

Montana Fair Purse Display

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Mr. Bernie and I went to set up my purse display this morning. It took us about two hours.  We decided on less shelves, then decided we wanted more shelves. That took a bit of figuring out. Mr. Bernie washed down the shelves and doors. I took purses out of totes and do-dads to add to them. I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out. Mr. Bernie is a wonderful helper bee! I was so thankful to have his input on the display. Not sure why the pictures turned out so grainy. It could have been the light and his lack of using a flash. Click the picture to make it bigger. Row 1:It was Mr. Bernie's idea to put things on hooks in the back. On the top shelf is a calendar and a book on purses. We added chop-sticks to the take-out container. I found an image of a old library sign out card to put in front of the Nancy Drew book purse. Row 2: We found a teacup and saucer to go with the tea pot purse. The purse that is laying on its side is from ArtsyNina. I was given and borrowed some old … [Read more...]

~Bernie