Author Archives: Melissa

Etsy Treasury

Wow! Rebecca and I just realized today that we have had our items on Etsy featured in 18 treasuries since we opened our little store! If you are not familiar with what a “treasury” is, it’s a collection of items … Continue reading

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Mocha Slush!

I have never been a “cup a day” kind of person. I try to avoid caffeine, rather than racing to it every morning.  But last summer, after a hard day of shopping, I was standing in a Target store that … Continue reading

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Apricots!!!

Last week we had a terrific surprise. As we were getting ready to go for a walk, our friend AnnaMarie showed up at our house with a box of fresh, ripe apricots that she had picked from her mother’s trees … Continue reading

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Christmas-in-July Sale!

Rebecca and I are excited because Mayflower Market is having it’s first sale! Who doesn’t love a sale? I started thinking about it, and I realized that there is very little that I don’t buy on sale! So, to celebrate … Continue reading

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Watermelon Carving (an attempt!)

After watching the video of the lady carving beautiful roses into the side of a watermelon (see “Get Ready to Celebrate” post), I thought I would give it a try. It looks so easy, right?

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Scramble with the little chicks…

One of my favorite books to read to kids is “Barnyard Dance” by Sandra Boynton. It’s sort of a farmyard square dance where the animals “bow to the horse,” and “bow to the cow,” then “twirl with the pig if … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Celebrate!

It’s hard to believe it’s almost summer, much less the 4th of July!  Tomorrow is the summer solstice, the official kick-off of summer, and that means it’s time to start thinking about cook-outs, watermelon, and Independence Day!  We have been … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Thanks to Mark, the webmaster extraordinaire, our blog is up and running! Praise the Lord for such a good husband and father! Hope you had a good Father’s Day, Mark!

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Mayflower Market Is Open!

Welcome to Mayflower Market! It took all day, well mostly all day, but our Etsy shop is now open!  Rebecca and I are a little bit excited. We have now listed a grand total of FOUR items for sale.  Hey, … Continue reading

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