Homestead Mercantile

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Occupation self employed
Location Post Falls, Idaho, United States
Introduction Married to a great guy, mother of four grown children, grandmother of six. I volunteer in my church's thrift shop two days a week, enjoy baking, collecting vintage goods and junkin', decorating my home, selling vintage styled goods that I create. My dream to have an old-fashioned Mercantile, where I can display all the treasures I have amassed over the years and open it up to ladies gatherings. Those gatherings would include teas, crafting days, quiltings, bible studies, and offering an opportunity for the ladies to sell their goods there. I feel this would fill a need that goes unmet in today's world. We gals need to be able to share our lives, pray with each other as well as encourage each other. So I am on the hunt for just the right facility to accommodate my dream. A small farm with a not so small farm house on about 10 acres is what I am searching for. I would also like to have a few small cabins in a retreat type setting to rent out for vacationers. This would keep Tim busy and give us an income. Call me crazy, but it is my dream. Whether it will ever be fulfilled or not is yet to seen, but I will not give up on my dream until the day my life ends.
Interests Old photographs, Civil War era through the 1940s, vintgage linens, embroidery work and quilts, genealogy scrapbooking, taking photographs, collecting cookie cutters, ice cream scoops, old cameras, amoung other things, my parakeets, Reckless (named after the family dog on The Walton's), and Jesse. Favorite TV shows: The Waltons, Wind at my Back, Avonlea and Anne of Green Gables shows from Sullivan Entertainment and Survivor.
Favorite Movies Far and Away, Witness, Waltons-The Homecoming, O Pioneers, Sarah Plain and Tall, Pearl Harbor, The Magic of Ordinary Days, The Patriot, Buffalo Girls, and many movies about history.
Favorite Music Blue Grass, Swing, Classical
Favorite Books Bible, MaryJanes Farm (magazine and book), Country Living mag, Country Home mag, Home Companion mag, Reminisce mag

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