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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Fall Issue of Mercantile Gatherings Magazine is here....

Fall issue of Mercantile Gatherings Magazine is on our website for sale! It just arrived 30 minutes ago and looks great! I love the directions for turning your refrigerator into a faux cabinet!

These don't last long on my website and I sell out each time!

Stop on over and get your copy today and enjoy.....

Many Blessings!
Mary Jo

New Textiles have arrived.....

We love our Heirloom Quality Textiles, and we just received a new shipment of throw blankets and table squares.

Made right here in Pennsylvania, these are machine wash and dry. We love the Early American look of these textiles, and the log cabin throw with brown and black woven on a mustard background is perfect for Colonial and Primitive decor!

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Our Anna's Beauty woven table square is in a soft brick and brown on tan background. Woven using a pattern from the late 1700's this will look perfect not only on tables, but folded and draped over cupboard doors!

Here it is in the Keeping Room of our 1827 Pennsylvania farmhouse.

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The candle riser shown in the grouping on our table is also available on our website under the 1827 Collection category and is handcrafted.

We have the Anna's Beauty pattern also available in throw size blankets in the same brown/brick on tan color combination and also in black on tan.

To see these wonderful textiles, visit www.finecountrylivingprimitives.com and visit our Heirloom Quality Textiles category!

Many Blessings,
Mary Jo

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Customer Appreciation Week Winners!

Congratulations go to Mary P. for winning our $25 store credit and to Linda P. for winning our handheld Betsy Ross flags in our Facebook Giveaway!

This week was an enormous success....more than I could have imagined! Not only that, it was so much fun!

Thank you for helping our business grow each and every year...we truly appreciate our customers!

Many Blessings,
Mary Jo

Monday, June 21, 2010

Giveaway on Facebook!

Customer Appreciation Week is in full swing! We are having a giveaway on Facebook. Simply click on my facebook page link on the left side of my blog and leave a comment on our giveaway post. You'll be entered to win four of our hand held Betsy Ross flags! It's that simple! And best of luck!!!!!

Blessings,
Mary Jo

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Online Customer Appreciation Week!

It's our annual Customer Appreciation Week at www.finecountrylivingprimitives.com!

Use coupon code Thanks2010 at checkout and receive 15% off your order. Each order will receive a thank you gift and someone will win a $25 store credit!

Online orders only....feel free to share the coupon code with friends and family, coupon expires midnight, Friday, June 25, 2010.

Thank you, thank you, thank you to my online customers for making our website a success these past few years, for our continued growth, and for being such wonderful friends! We truly appreciate your business!

Many Blessings,
Mary Jo

Friday, June 18, 2010

63 New Products, and I'm not done!!!!

It's been crazy around here getting in new primitives and new Christmas goodies! We currently have 63 new products on our New Arrivals page and I'm still adding more and more.

So many of my customers have already begun their Christmas shopping, so I've been trying to get as many new Christmas items in as I can. I'm like you, I love to plan ahead and then when life becomes a bit too busy around the holidays, we're ready to decorate and make our house a warm and inviting home.

Take a moment to visit our website www.Finecountrylivingprimitives.com and enjoy the new offerings and know that we have more on the way!

Many Blessings,
Mary Jo

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Snowy Lighted Twig Branch ~ Electric Indoor/Outdoor Safe!

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Just in today and they are going quickly!

These lighted twig branches are covered in "snow" and are posable....bend them to spread them out or keep them tight and close together. Perfect for filling your crocks, baskets or boxes and they are indoor/outdoor safe!

For more details or to order, simply click on the picture and you will be taken directly to the product page on our website! Very popular, they may not last until the holidays!

Many Blessings,
Mary Jo

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Country Sampler Product Ad.....

Have you seen the summer issue of Country Sampler Magazine? We are once again proud to advertise one of our products in this popular magazine.

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This flame top sconce is handcrafted here in the USA and includes the battery operated taper candle that has been dipped in wax. It's only $20 plus shipping (and again, includes the candle!) and will add that Early American feel to your Primitive, Country or Colonial Home! Just click on the picture to go directly to the product page on our website for details.

Enjoy, and many blessings!

Mary Jo

Thursday, June 10, 2010

So much to do, so little time....

The days and the weeks just get away from me as they do with everyone. We are through the end of the year plays and festivities for the boys' schools, and tomorrow is Seth's last day of school for the year. Cyber school went so well for us that we enrolled Sam in cyber school for next year which means TWO boys to teach at home, and I love every minute it. Okay, not every single minute, but close!

We are gearing up for the holiday season already and I have been lining up new products and ordering them in. We also have been placing ads for the holiday season and if our online sales last year were any indication of what this year's holiday season will be, then I best get organized! We have even gone so far as ordering our shipping boxes in anticipation of the busy time ahead and it never hurts to prepare early! The strangest thing is happening though, I have the "itch" to decorate for Christmas! Seriously!!!! I'm looking at Besnickle Santas and lovely greeneries, and I can't help but want to see them out now. I can wait for the snow and cold temps....definitely can wait on those!

I'm not sure how many handcrafted items we will have this season with homeschooling and keeping up with our online shoppe, but I will certainly try. Our entire focus this year will be our online shoppe and we may only have just an open house here at the shoppe in Springville, PA, for one weekend this Fall. I've finally come to the conclusion that I just can't do it all, but that's okay. My online shoppe was my first love, and it always will be (business wise, that is...you know it's all about the family!). I've made so many friends around the country and the world, and I have all of you to thank for our continued growth of our online business!

I take each day one at a time, each week one at a time. Life is good, we are blessed, and what more could we ask for?

Many Blessings to you as well,
Mary Jo