Monthly Archives: April 2015

I wish I was a snail…

I wish I were a snail at least that way my house would go everywhere with me and I’d not have to worry if what I had would fit in my truck nor wonder where it will fit when I … Continue reading

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Sew What???

The Inn was built in 1916, and it has 7 verandah doors that need curtains in the guest bedrooms – for privacy more than anything else.  When Roger & I were there a few weeks ago we brought our measuring … Continue reading

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One bed, two beds, do I hear three….

Do you ever have a moment when you’re in the middle of something and it’s going great and all of a sudden you get the feeling. A twist in your guts; first you think about what you last ate, nah … Continue reading

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Closed door…open…beds??

Sadly, today we received an email that the pair of claw foot, four post antique twin beds we bought from a small antique store in Boston, MA,  were damaged during shipping – I mean damaged to the point of being … Continue reading

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Opening in a location near you!!!

May 15th is rapidly approaching, and as you can see by Roger’s last post, we (or should I say I) still have packing to do before we go.  Although the house has been substantially purged for the sale, there are … Continue reading

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A box in a box in a box…

I’ve discovered that there is in fact one aspect of moving I’ve truly come to wonder at. When you attempt to pull all your bits and pieces together it sums up to far more than you expect. I can remember … Continue reading

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Hurry up & wait!!

Tick tock…tick tock…tick….holy crap…tock… 3 weeks and counting and we will be moving into the Inn.  What seemed like such a long time when we started this adventure has now found us in crunch time.  I am guilty of taking … Continue reading

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Haunting Experience…

We visited many different businesses during our two days in Belleville.  Most of the time, we kept our little secret to ourselves, but when asked why we were in the area, or why we were buying such a large quantity … Continue reading

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A Visit to the County

We enjoyed a lovely breakfast of fresh eggs benedict as prepared by our hosts; it was the perfect beginning to a delightful day.  Along with all the coffee we could drink, some tingly grapefruit juice and home-made fruit cocktail (sans … Continue reading

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Shhhh we’re Secret Guests…

It is Roger’s & my first weekend away, without ANY kids, in almost 3 years…and we have decided to enjoy the guest experience at “The Montrose Inn”.  Sounds a bit weird right?? After all, we are going to be having … Continue reading

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