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Under The Arbour

29 Maple Street
Ringgold, Ga 30736

Open Wednesday-Friday

Exit 348 N on Hwy 151, turn right beside KFC onto Lafayette St. .08 mile- left on Maple St.

We're in the cute little house

Farewell To summer

School has started in Georgia, and that always signals the end of summer even though fall is officially a month away. Most of us Georgians are looking forward to the cooler temperatures of autumn since we have suffered a heat wave combined by drought.

Fall brings new possibilites in the world of decorating. We seem to be energized and ready for changes in our homes. The colors of fall are so warm and beautiful. As the trees begin to take on that barely visible hint of color we homemakers feel the "itch" to change some things around, to add some touches of the new season to the interiors, and to begin to look ahead to the holiday seasons quickly approaching.

Watch for pictures of exciting new primitives, hand-mades, and fall decorating touches.

Ready to sell, sell, sell!!

Oh well, maybe I'll just do something else!

Summer decorating!!!!

We have made some wonderful friends at this show. These are some of our favorites --- we look forward to seeing them every spring and fall.

Busy, busy --- we love it!

John --- is he lost?!?

Briley is happy about the sales at the antique show!

Antique show in May

Our family - minus Jonathan and his family who live in Texas. This is the most precious gift that God ever gave me apart from my salvation.

Briley in her first Easter bonnet. Grandma insisted that she have one because her mommy and her Aunt Susan wore bonnets when they were babies. Note her bracelet. This girl knows how to dress up!

Dane getting ready to give Briley a kiss.

They would be such good buddies if they lived closer.

Dane and I sing "Ten Little Indians" and count his "piggies". He is showing Briley how it is done.

Baby Briley has "piggies", too.

Briley Gail visits with Dane

Nathan, our hero, just returned from Afghan. We are so thankful for God's protection.
First Cousins
Amanda (who was our family "baby" before Briley joined us)

Abby and cousin Briley

Briley with her beautiful mommy, Paula

I hope you are enjoying this beautiful spring weather. Today has been just perfect here in my little corner of the world. This is such a special time of year, the week before Easter. Those of us who are christians know that this is so much more than just a holiday. This is the day we celebrate the resurrection of our saviour. He willingly went to the cross and shed his blood for the remission of my sins as well as yours. As his body was laid in that borrowed tomb no doubt there was much sorrow among those who knew and loved him and had ministered with him. But ---- then came the morning! As the two Marys came to the tomb to anoint the body of Jesus they found that the stone had been rolled away, and they saw an angel sitting upon it. The angel said to them, "Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here; for he is risen, as he said". Matthew 28: 5-6

My prayer for you is that you know this saviour personally as I do. I am absolutely sure that when I die I will go to heaven, not because of anything that I have done but because of what Jesus did for me. If you cannot say this with complete assurance then let me invite you to ask Jesus to forgive you of your sins and to save your soul. He will !

Happy Easter ---- I hope that you have a wonderful celebration with those you love, and I pray that we all will remember exactly what this time of celebration means.
Just a few of our new items for you spring decorating
So cute hanging from a cupboard door.

Hand-made bunnies
Great one-of-a-kind treasures to make your home say, "Welcome Spring!"

New "Penny Rugs" add so much color and warmth to a table top. Cute little hand-made angel "ornie", and note the prim battery operated candle. Glad to finally have these in stock.

We are all ready for spring at Under The Arbour. Mother nature keeps teasing us with a beautiful, warm day followed by a dreary, rainy, cool day. Guess for now we will have to be content to wait. Spring will finally arrive to stay for sure. We have lots of new "treasures" to help you get ready to usher in the season. We have spring wreaths, candles, candle holders, new battery operated taper candles, penny rugs, hand-mades, garden goodies, and more. Drop by to get inspired.

Plan to enjoy lunch when you visit. Cranberry Cupboard Tearoom is now serving delicious lunches on Wednesday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Reservations are not necessary unless you have a party of 6 or more. The food is great, service is impeccable, and you already know how nice we all are!! You can enjoy quiche, soup, sandwiches, salads, hot tea, iced tea, coffee, and the absolute best desserts you will find anywhere. Everything on the menu is home-made here in Susan's kitchen.

We look forward to your visit.
Primitive shoe shine box. Great color!

Since I really like anything that has drawers, this is my kind of piece. So many uses. I can see it on a kitchen counter filled with special things and all that wonderful display space on top.
Choices, choices, choices --- how to decide?!?

Such a pretty little chest. Beautiful old platter, and I just love the new candle holders that we have. They add just that little special "touch" to your decor.