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Monday, June 20, 2011

ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! **Door County, Wisconsin Get-Away**

Last Week...  ~ In between Selling at the Northwind Garden Show ~AND~ my RoadSide Sale, Frog Husband whisked ChiPPy-SHaBBy off to our FaVoRiTe Getaway Spot - DOOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN!*!*!  

 Door County is about 2-1/2 hours North of Cedarburg, ...  It's located on a picturesque peninsula ~ known for it's cherry orchards & water activities...  We started off with some nice strong coffee in our "vacation mugs"...  The sailboat mug was a purchase from "Clay Bay Pottery" - in Ellison Bay - on the peninsula...

 It's a beautiful drive for us up to The Door...  I love when the road  skirts Lake Michigan...  One of our FaVoRiTe Stops is DODGE ANTIQUES in Downtown, Algoma...  Tom the owner is quite the character!!!  GREAT STOP!!!  

 Fred & Co. is one of my FaVoRite ShoPPing Places...  Terry Goettelman, the owner is just darling!*!*!   We always stop there after having Breakfast at the White Gull Inn (best cherry pancakes on the peninsula!!!)

 Sometimes Terry brings her Himalayan Cat - "Everest" to the shop!!!  This was a "Rare Moment" when she let Everest downstairs in the store...  Sweetest Cat Ever!*!*!

 Fred & Co.

 We had a gift certificate to the Blacksmith Inn...

 Everything is done 1st class at the Blacksmith Inn...  The gardens/grounds/rooms are soooo well taken care of... ~ Just beautiful...

BesT Weather ~ enjoying breakfast out on the deck overlooking a view of the water...  This side of the Peninsula is much quieter...  

 There's never a time when we don't make at least "2" stops at Viva la Cottage when we're up in Door County!!!  Angie's store is like a "little Anthropologie" ...

 Viva's Gardens are just GoRgeOuS!!!  These "Royal Wedding Poppies" were in bloom when we were there...

For THIS YEAR'S ViNtaGe Market @ Viva la Cottage!!!
Saturday, July 9th,  2011
See Sidebar for Details...

 We've always wanted to try Gibraltar Grill in Fish Creek...  We had a DELICIOUS lunch on their outdoor patio!*!*!  

Chippy White Sighting in Door County, Wisconsin...


  1. Looks like such a fun getaway What a sweet husband to run off for the weekend!

  2. makes me miss my Wisconsin....sweet post Jeanine. what a lovely time for you and your man.

  3. Thanks for sharing. Looks like you had a blast. You deserved it.

  4. I was in DC the same time as you! And you visited all my favorite haunts too. Looking forward to Angie's Vintage Market on the 9th. I've missed it every year - but not this year!!!

  5. Just Darling...
    Looks amazing...

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  7. Wisconsin looks like a great place for some shopping. The shops look unique, quaint and as if they would have really good finds. Thanks for sharing!


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