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Winter Wonderland at Mama’s Happy

With the snow gently falling outside last evening, Mama’s Happy was almost magical. The timing was perfect for the Open House at the St. Louis Park store where these photos were taken. The Independence store must be even cozier situated … Continue reading

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Creativity Sparkles at Garden Party Gallery

Garden Party Gallery is alight for the holidays with so many decorations you can use now into the New Year. There’s a nod to fall with some pumpkins and autumn colors. Plus transitional items (like mattress spring wreaths) which can … Continue reading

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It’s Sunny and Warm at A Gathering of Friends

The wind is blowing, but it’s sunny and warm inside Bachman’s greenhouse where you can shop comfortably at A Gathering of Friends Antique & Vintage Market today until 6:00 PM and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The dealers … Continue reading

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E’s Emporium Shines in Fall

Fall’s golden colors are reflected in much of the furniture and d├ęcor you find at E’s Emporium. Orange, gold, yellow, and plaid can brighten a cloudy day or warm a cool (or, dare we mention, winter?) day. If these are … Continue reading

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Vintage Indoors (and Out on Saturday!)

Urban Cottage has a huge variety of classy, funky, interesting items this month in store which is what we expect. The photos show a random selection of unique treasures including fun plaid flannel shirts, each with a vintage embellishment. Chests, … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer in the City

August is the month to savor hot, sunny days. Remember to include a visit to your favorite occasional stores in South Minneapolis this weekend. If you are entertaining or relaxing on the patio, you can find a small table, a … Continue reading

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Bonjour Provence Delights with French Souvenirs

Bonjour Provence is the place to find a special souvenir from France whether you prefer linens, pottery, signs, or charming watercolors. There are olive plates, storage tins, and baskets mingling with small tables, shelves, and chairs. All have a French … Continue reading

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