Third Thursdays in Laurel are becoming bigger and bigger. People are starting to really talk about it and I’ll tell you why.
A junktiques paradise for the hard-to-find and one-of-a-kind. Mallorie and I wanted to beat the crowd and get there right at opening, but we pulled up at 9:05 am to a packed parking lot and 50 shoppers were inside grabbing the good stuff and the big furniture pieces. I came away with some great finds for the house:
This cushy 1960s throw pillow with a huge hand-embroidered cicada on it in the very color of our house. Perfect for any of the porch chairs and $9.
A crock that will become a planter. Always wanted one, but never found one for $20! We also got a couple white hardback books and a beautiful old 1-color screenprint of a New England townhouse.
2. The Farmer’s Market.
By 5:00, 220 people had come through to buy fresh bread, vegetables, honey, jam and handmade pottery. Of those 220, this is my favorite one: