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Please Welcome Betty

One of my visions for the new, larger White Barn location was to bring on a few women who have the same love of vintage home decor as I do.  Welcome, Betty Rickard.  Here is a little something about Betty: Betty and her husband Tom, relocated to Woodland from Tracy…

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New Location Update

This is not a very exciting post, but I thought you needed an update. We finally got all the glue off the floor and it is sanded.  This week we hope to stain the floor. Walls have been painted in Benjamin Moore’s Beachcomber.  It looks really dark right now, but…

My Granny's Chocolate Cobbler

My Granny’s Chocolate Cobbler

With Easter right around the corner, I thought this recipe might come in handy.  My step-daughter, Tori, found this recipe on Pinterest.  I’ve traced the recipe back to its origins, see here. Much to our surprise, it has become a family favorite.  It reminds me of a molten lava cake.…

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What Inspires Me

With my three year anniversary approaching and a move on the horizon, the last couple of weeks have been a time of reflection and inspiration. So I started jotting down some thoughts. Reflection: I am glad I didn’t know then what I know now.  I would have been too afraid…

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The Next Chapter

April 1  marks my third year anniversary of opening The White Barn.  I can’t believe how quickly it went by.  This was also the end of my lease agreement.  It was time to reevaluate.  Should I stay?  Should I go?  Where do I want to be in the next 5…

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Vintage Easter

My love for vintage items doesn’t just stop at everyday home decor and garden pieces.  I also love hunting for vintage seasonal decor.  I love the worn weathered look these items have.  I also wonder about their story.  Whose easter basket were they in or what family celebration were they…

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Sweet As Honey Wedding

As many of you know I carry local honey at The White Barn.  I was blessed to be invited to the wedding of the family that makes the PURE honey that I sell.  I was super excited because the wedding was at the Park Winters venue.  I have yet go…

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Oh So Lucky

Can you believe it is the middle of March and St. Patricks Day is days away?  Time is just flying. I have another fun treat for you.  At the beginning of February, I shared my friend Kim’s house and her seasonal Valentines decor.  She did a couple of vignettes for St.…

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Simple Spring

Spring is here.  I am so happy.  I know we will still have scattered showers but sunshine is making me want to freshen up my decor and add touches of Spring.sunshine is making me want to freshen up my decor and add touches of Spring. Your decor for Spring should…

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Front Door Inspiration

This is the year we have to install a new roof.  I don’t  like spending money on things I can’t see or don’t make a difference to the look of my house,  but it must be done.  It can’t be avoided any longer.  On the upside, when it’s complete we…