Last weekend we set up a booth at the John Henry Flea Market out on Leaton Rd in Clare. We discovered Flea Markets aren't for the faint of heart! :) It was a busy week getting ready for it, with all hands on deck as we cleaned, sorted, priced and loaded bins, vehicles and trailers full of.........junk? Or treasures? I suppose it depends on who you ask! LoL. Aaron and Esther spent Thursday over there helping us get our booth set up as we tried to cram as much stuff as we could into a 20 ft by 20 ft space. Needless to say, it was both fun and hectic!
Friday dawned bright and sunny. David left early in the morning with Keirsten, Bethany and Jeremiah while the rest of the children and myself finished up chores around here before heading over. The children had a blast visiting with friends, meeting new people and shopping all the other vendors that were set up there! We were a bit worried since they were calling for rain that evening and we weren't sure how all that would work out. As it turns out, we got totally rained out Saturday! We woke up to cloudy skies and about the time David was getting to leave the rain started coming down. We decided that I would stay home with some of the children while David took the boys and went to the market. Needless to say, it was a somewhat miserable day for them, but they made the most of it and enjoyed getting to talk with some of the other vendors who were also out there braving the rain. It was a lot of work, and didn't turn out quite like we had hoped, but it was a good learning experience and something to put in our memory book! :)
While I was there Friday I had fun snapping a few pictures of our booth and some of the helpers who were around at the time! :)
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