We met this morning at the Screen Door. A wonderful place in Asheville, NC filled with antiques, garden items, books and home decor. Here we are in front of the store - Mary's husband is taking the picture. You can see him reflected in the front door.
Mary's husband left us to shop - we would meet later for lunch with my husband. Here are some pictures from inside the shop...click to enlarge and you will see wonderful things!
I am thinking about this chandelier for my master bath....I love it.
Loved this table/desk too...I want it!
Mary's and my husbands met us at this restaurant below. It is called Stovetrotters Bistro.
Here is picture of Mary at our table. The place was empty when we arrived at noon, but quickly filled up.
A shot of the open kitchen.
From left to right. My husband, Mary's husband, Mary and me.
This was my lunch. A wonderful crab cake and a bowl of "fusion" soup. Half butternut squash soup and half tomato basil soup...wonderful!
Mary had a wild mushroom strudel and salad.
My husband had a pastrami sandwich and Mary's husband had the crab cake too.
We came back to my house (still a mess and boxes everywhere!) for coffee and Mary handed me a couple of wonderful packages. I tore open the package before taking a picture, but here is the paper....vintage French newspaper over some white wrapped paper...wonderful!
Mary knew from reading my blog that I have been collecting vintage gardening books with green, red, blue or yellow covers and found two for me! She also gave me a sweet lavender sachet with my initial on it, some fleur de lis magnets and....