She Works Hard For The Money {So Hard For It Honey}

Friday night Kelly and I packed our children up and dropped them off with my sister and her family for the night.

We weren’t heading away on a romantic weekend alone…..we were heading home to finish getting things ready for the Horseshoe Market in the morning.

I am not an early morning person.

I am not a morning person.

OK…the truth is I don’t even like to wake up!

I usually wake up between 8 and 9.

Some of my friends got a big kick out of me waking up at 4:30am to get to the show in time.

With coffee in hand Kelly and I packed up my Jeep and his truck.

Let me stop myself right here and tell you that any man that gets up at 4:30 am, packs up vehicles and smiles at you too….that man is a keeper!

Our time to set up was slotted for 6:30 and the show started at 9:00.

We don’t do many shows because it is just too hard with the kids still being younger…but I love them!

I love the planning, the hard work, setting up, meeting new artists, meeting new customers, meeting people that read my blog and own pieces from previous collections.

That is truly the highest compliment when a people travels to see you in person!

Thank you to all of you that took the time to come by on Saturday…you always make my day.

This was my first time doing the Horseshoe Market and I heard that the numbers were down from the last show but it had to be the weather.

It was still an amazing turnout but the HEAT was so intense that I don’t know if I would have been walking around a market that day.

The Horseshoe Market had so many amazing and unique artists.

Not only were the booths truly better than most shows in the area but the food was really good too!

Right near our booth were a few amazing food vendors.  This is what the Horseshoe Market does really well.

They had a coffee van (amazing coffee and smoothies), pizza, BBQ etc.  I had GLUTEN FREE pizza for lunch…no joke!

Can you believe that!!

I will go back just for!

It was sooooo good.

A show is always better with really good food.

We worked so hard and sweated so much!

Once we got home we unloaded our trucks and then I turned around to go pick up the children.

I think I got home around 8pm.

I was pretty much delusional when I collapsed into bed around 9:30.

Kelly said something to me about how proud he is at how hard I work and I mumbled  something to him about his hard work and helping me as I was drifting to sleep.

Thanks again to all of you that made your way to the market!

I had such a great time and I loved doing the show with Kelly.

I think I will keep him..I just hope he wants to keep me!

(Kelly showing off his handy work at hanging the branches.  I just wanted to see the dimples:-) I love this man.)

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  1. paige

    oh goodness, he is a honey indeed!!!

    jeanne, your booth looks amazing. amazing!
    yay for you and for your success

  2. cathy

    How wonderful does your stall look 🙂 Wish we had markets like that here in Aus…Can’t wait for my order…Take care C xx

  3. Seaweedandraine

    Yep! He’s definitely a keeper! 😉 I love the photos of your stall set up – wow. It made me seriously want to walk through it and look at all the amazing things you have created! (OK, so had I been there I probably would have parted with some of my cash too! LOL)
    Hope you recover from it all quickly (a sleep in is probably a good start, right?),
    S&R xo

  4. Susan

    Absolutely beautiful pictures – and a very nice little “shop”.
    I wish I could have come by – to say hi to you and to see your beautiful creations.
    Greetings from Susan

  5. pam

    Another fellow blogger told me she went to the market and she almost died of heat stroke after 3 hours! Congratulations for the early wake up, beautiful set up ,and for survivng the heat! I am not a morning person myself, but somehow if antiquing or shopping is involved I get these magical powers and can jump right out of bed to make it on time! Drink lots of water today and have a good nap with your kiddos!

    Happy Monday!

  6. Michelle

    Wish we could have come by and cheered you on in person. I know it sounds hokey, but I am so proud to have a friend so talented, kind, and able to make me split a gut laughing 🙂
    Miss you!

  7. Jen

    Wow, Jeanne! The market looks fabulous. Gorgeous pictures and booth. I wish I was there in person to see all your “fabulous-ness” & for some gluten free pizza – YUM! 🙂

  8. Anne Marie

    how fun you did it together…I love doing things like that with Jason

    and yes, he is a cutie (your hubby) and a total keeper

    after every show I do (and especially after this last one- hint hint) I was surprised he wanted to keep me

    I love him so very much…and I would not be a better person without him!! I know Him because of him
    p.s. great booth display Jeanne….

  9. Lee Ann G.

    Yes you do have a good man! Congratulations on what looks like a wonderful show and set-up. I wish I lived closer and could have come by to see you.

    Lee Ann

  10. 1 Funky Woman

    My girlfriend Jody from Iowa met you this weekend! Boy was I jealous when I saw the picture of the two of you on FB. I so want one of your ruffled bags with the yellow flower, too cute! Your booth was very drool worthy I might add and I hope one day to go to the Horsesoe Market.

    And yes, your man looks like a keeper!


  11. Jacqueline

    Dearest sweet Jeanne, i wish i stay close to visit you!! I am so so so LOVING your gorgeous setup. You booth is so inspiring and i really love the touch of nature to your setting. I am currently lookinf for booth setting inspiration. 🙂 Those dresses looks so gorgeous hanging there. You man is really awesome…actually i want to say BOTH of you are really awesome! Have a lovely merry happy week and love to you!

  12. Cindy

    I LOVE the way you styled your booth! I purchased a camera bag from you a few weeks ago and I have not put it down yet. I put my laptop, camera and stuff from my purse in there. Now I am ready for anything at a moments notice…Love your creations!

  13. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co.

    Your booth looks amazing – so soft and pretty! You and Kelly sound like a great team! And yes, the dimples are pretty darn cute! Nicely done!

  14. Amy Baldwin

    Your booth and displays look absolutely dreamy! I wish I could have been there! I adore the tree branches as clothing rods…absolute genius! I hope you sold out, as I am sure you did! 🙂

  15. amy

    yep, who doesn’t want to see the dimples!=) awesome, jeanne, seeing the pictures. i want to go next time, if possible! it sounds awesome–so fun…and the delicious remarks help tremendously!=)

  16. Elaine

    Wow Jeanne I hope you had less to pack that looks absolutely fantastic what hard work, a stunning stall amazing x

  17. tracey

    He definitely is a keeper!!! But good call on not using the bungie cords to hold up the branch :)) Your booth looks so, so good!!! Of course! Can’t wait to come and see you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Love you ~


  18. Alli

    Hey Jeanne it was great to meet you!! Love, Love your stuff, you one talented lady!! I’m still thinking about maybe holding a class some time, may have to pick your brain about that!!

    Anyways, Take Care! 🙂
    Trina Rose Boutique

  19. Vicki

    Is your Ellison bag really truly sold out? I really wanted one for my 50th birthday from my hubby! Blah! Shouldn’t have waited so long to tell him. I love my camera but HATE carrying it around in it’s ugly black camera case. If you have just one left… I’d love it 😉 please?

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