Early in the morning Vickie and Trish worked out plans for opening their businesses the coming weekend, after holiday decorating and stocking.
They are both worried the city may shut completely shut down completely again.
Vickie: Thanks Trish, Wednesday will be fine for the outside decorations. I'l put up my sign out, on the way home tonight. You can move it to where ever it works when you add the decorations.
(Later that night after working all day,
the girls get ready to leave.)
Zoe: How does the sign look?
Vickie: Fine for now. We can adjust it, when Trish finishes the seasonal decor.
Vickie: Goodness, Trish's been as busy as we have. Wow look at all the colored trees.
Carly: Your sign looks good, you are opening the same day we do!
Trish: Yes, we got a lot done today, only need to bring in the rest of the trees, some ornaments and finish the greenhouse for the holidays.
Carly: Are the cactus okay in there?
Trish: Sure, the heater keeps above freezing, besides they are pretty hardy. I'll be taking a bunch back to the farm after Thanksgiving. And bring in winter plants and some arrangements.
Vickie: The garden center sure looks great.
Vickie: I love the colored trees, Trish.
Trish: We will bring in more naturals on the next truck.
I ordered a lot of table top trees, thinking people might not go 'whole hog' this year. But we ordered lots of traditional decor with themes for kids.
Trish:And, I did get most of the outdoor decor up. Still haven't found the overhead lights. I hope Jason has them packed on the next truck.
Trish: I only got about half the wreaths up. I have so many orders, our website is really popping. You were right about that, Vickie.
Zoe: I can't wait until you open, I need to send my mom a package soon, and she would love one of those little cottages.
Trish: We have lots of back-stock, let me know which cottage and I'll wrap it up for you, Zoe.
Zoe: Thanks, my mom will be thrilled, and I have to get it off to Canada soon.
Trish: Tomorrow, we will fill up the tree lot! I hope the weather holds.
Trish: Long as you are all here, how about helping me with Vickie's pot, please.
Vickie: Bubble, bubble, boil and trouble...(giggle).
Carly: It's really heavy...really very heavy!
Trish: Come on ladies, we can do it!
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Wow, you (er... I mean Trish) did a great job of decorating! I love all of the itty items on the shelves! Also the cool old time silver wreath with bottle brush tree. Happy Holiday Season Sandi:@)ReplyDelete
Ooops, also wanted to say that cement bench is amazing!Delete
Hi, Lynn...thanks, it's a work in progress, lol. I got the bench at a thrift store, I don't know what it was originally for, but it is perfect for the dolls! Thanks for visiting! Hugs, SandiDelete
Hi, Linda, thanks so much! Hopefully will be done by tomorrow!ReplyDelete
It would be an understatement to tell you this is one of the cutest posts I've seen! What a wonderful imagination you have, Sandi! Love your dolls and the way they are dressed, including the masks. Thank you for sharing this with us at my party. Happy Thanksgiving!ReplyDelete
Hi, Sandi--I'm a bit crazy----I still have another post to do---but cooking has overtaken all my time. Thanks so much, really appreciated, Sandi to SandiDelete
I used to be a doll addict. I love Barbies.ReplyDelete
Great decorations Sandi.I like the gardencentre colourful trees.
Thanks so much Thelma...I caught up on your second blog...oh NUM! The dolls are great fun...please pass it on...dolls and stories always safe and good for little ones, also!Delete
This post made me smile. My eagle eye spotted a cute teapot amongst the plants!ReplyDelete
Hi, Margie, lol. I know I look at my own posts--and see things I forgot were there, I added ornaments and little trees to the greenhouse and will post over the weekend...of course, many more trees and shoppers...LOL. Thanks for stopping by! SandiDelete
Wow...I'm impressed. Trish really outdid herself putting up those Christmas decorations so quickly! It's clear she has been very busy these past days. As usual, your eye for detail in amazing. You must have been collecting all of these miniatures for a long time!ReplyDelete
Hi, April...I actually made terra cotta gingerbread houses in the 1970-90's and used lots of minis...which of course are vintage now. One of the miracles of cleaning the basement last Spring, finding old cache's of stuff! Hugs, thanks for stopping by! SandiDelete
I Love going on these Shopping Adventures with your Dolls... you Create some real Magic here my Friend!ReplyDelete
Hi, Dawn...lots of fun working in these smalls, but the mess is just as big in the shop, lol. Thanks for stopping by! SandiDelete
Have a Merry Holiday, Marilyn, and thanks fo stoping by, SandiReplyDelete