March, in like a Lion!


771677EC-3954-4553-A970-7A15EEB205DEABB5384F-5E73-4073-A085-3289D2B7B1C26B22578A-7A36-449F-9451-4AC06E353D78Welcome, March has come in like a lion! Windy, windy, and more wind! Snow covered the eastern shore last night and this morning.

It looked like fluffy cotton sprinkled over the grass and trees. So here we go again, wet, cold, melty mess. Where are our customers today? I bet all of you are tucked in your nests with a warm beverage, looking out your windows at the pretty landscape! I don’t blame you one bit! But Dee and I miss all of you! Hope to see you soon when you venture out. Our shops have been rearranged and are popping with new inventory that includes Easter pretties and Springtime is blooming ! Don’t forget to pick up some lovely hostess gifts when you visit family and friends for Easter. It will be here sooner than we can say Jack Rabbit!

Don’t forget SOSN1 in Jessup, MD will be open March 5, 10:00a.m.-3:00p.m. Saturday

SOSNM2 in Bishopville, MD will be open Saturday March 5, 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m.

Lets  celebrate Charlene  turning 60 on March 7, receive your choice of one item at 60% off per person, during the month of March,)Limited one visit

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Our March DIY has been cancelled for SOSNM1. Stay tune for update on Aprils DIY for SOSNM1.






Recipe for week: Go to

Search hot cross buns and Easter braided bread.


Craft for week: Mixed Media Collage in a vintage container.

Ideas for containers: vintage baby shoe, teacup, small purse, vintage planter, etc…

Collect vintage items: buttons, old lace, hankie, postcard, vintage jewelry, etc…

Line your container with a stiff hankie(use elmers glue and water, coat your hankie, then wring out excess liquid)

Place it in your container, fold over the edges of your hankie in your container.

Now take some dry green moss or nice filler, put it into your container. Let it dry overnight

Next day, use a hot glue gun to place your items in your container

Keep it or give as gift. Send pictures to us.

These mixed media vintage collage can become a special memory of a loved one who is no longer with you.(Select their items and their container.









March DIY Class

Girls are hanging around waiting to see the sales!

Girls can’t wait for class! Come sign up quick!


Saturday, March 5 – 11am-1pm

We’re going to make LEMON BODY SCRUB!

7790702C-FD1A-4F4C-9089-3C90C1B1B5A5Cost of class (including all supplies to make 2 jars of scrub, light refreshments & fun!) – $40pp

Join us on Saturday, March 5th and learn how to make a luscious LEMON BODY SCRUB (1 for you and 1 for a friend!)

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Happy New Year!


New winter wraps

New winter wraps

Come in and select a cozy candle for your winter days.

Come in and select a cozy candle for your winter days.

New Stonewall Kitchen arriving soon!

New Stonewall Kitchen arriving soon!

Happy New Year to all!

Dee and I hope all of our customers from SOSNM 1&2 had a blessed Christmas. We want to wish you much love, great health, and days of laughter in 2016.












To start today, I want to say, so sorry for being so tardy with our blog. We’ve been so busy with getting ready for the holiday season at both of our locations. Our Bishopville shop opened on Dec. 2 with enthusiasm and excitement. Thanks to all who stopped by at both of our shops. We had a great holiday season!

Don’t forget to stop in for our terrific sales that are occurring at SOSNM 1&2.

Dee and I had our board meeting in Williamsburg, VA. We planned for our New Year. I think our customers will be excited and thrilled with the new inventory that will be arriving at both locations. Don’t forget to pop in and say hi.

Check with Dee at SOSNM 1 about an upcoming DIY class on Feb.6. Our artist, Edy who paints our wine glasses will be teaching a class! How cool is that? Sign up soon! Details with Dee.

Chars Idea/Recipe

Stonewall Kitchen Cranberry Horseradish sauce. This is delicious on turkey, chicken, or beef. I was serving a prime rib. I usually serve it will a horseradish/mayo sauce I mix. I was out of horseradish. I used the cranberry horseradish sauce with some mayo. Wisk it, it turns into a pretty pink sauce. Delish!

What will be in store for all us in 2016? Can’t wait! Dee and I will do our very best to provide lots of great treasures for your picking! We hope along with  great shopping experiences, all of us will enjoy laughter and fun while doing it.

This is Chars favorite  new aqua lantern, you could an angel, snowman, or snow baby  snow baby in your lantern. Not just for candles.

This is Chars favorite new aqua lantern, you could put an angel, snowman, or snow baby  in your lantern. Not just for candles.

Pumpkin Time

I love Fall, the cool crisp air and pumpkins everywhere. The changing colors of the leaves scattered all over the ground.

We hope you come in and visit with us.

Our fire is looking cozy for Fall!
Our fire is looking cozy for Fall! We want to invite all of our customers to come out to visit SOSNM during this beautiful time of the year.

Our shop looks like a pretty fall day. We have changed our displays and added beautiful merchandise.

Great Sales , don’t miss them.

Pictures below are:

The outfit is featured in a store in Ocean View, DE, Interiors by Kim:Kim’s Korner. Stop by lots of accessories, collectables, and furnishings for all homes. Turnkey decorating is available.

The other photo shows Black Crow Candles. Super smelling and long burning candles. Stay tune for a very special addition to this line of candles.

Our last photo is my weathered pumpkin. Quick and easy DIY.

Take a plastic pumpkin, paint it whatever color you desire.

Let it dry, then take a light sandpaper and weather your pumpkin.

I liked sanding around the face and grooves of the pumpkin. Final step, antique it with a stain or diluted brown paint. Wipe off the access. Let it dry. This is a cute and easy project. Send pictures. So we can post.

Come in and check out the arrival of new pumpkin items from Stonewall Kitchen.


Search pumpkin roll by Trisha Yearwood

 You can freeze them too.

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It’s all About the Coconut!


Todays blog is about the benefits on Coconut Oil.

Crispy Coconut Chicken Finger Nuggets (Gluten and Grain Free)




Coconut oil
by Chelsea Burns

She discusses some great uses such as:

Hair mask

Body oil

Cuticle softener

Lip balm

Under-eye cream

Frizz fighter


Makeup remover

Body scrub

Shaving cream



Jump Start!

Suns Shining! Let’s get a Jump Start on getting Ready for Spring.

Yesterday went to Home Depot to purchase a few odds and ends.image image image

I couldn’t resist to buy a color combo of pansies. One of my favorite early Spring flower. Don’t you love their little adorable faces? As a little girl I thought each one of the flowers were a little face.

I also bought some bulbs that I will force. A video will be posted on that subject very soon. Come  back. There will be another DIY posted on an Easter project you could do right now with your family.


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Treats for Your Love

Wednesday Recipe:

Including more than one  recipe for Valentines Day.image image image image image image

Recipes are from Better Homes and Garden website.

Chocolate Martini

Easy Mixed Grill

Cookie Dough Truffles

Easy Cupcake Valentine’s Day Bouquet




Pack Up Your Troubles!

Decorate with vintage luggage.

Painting the suitcases are very easy. This is a great tip if you want to make your suitcases a cottage style with softer colors.

Suitcases are great storage containers too.

We love using them in our displays.

Stop by the shop we have nice ones for sale.

Creativity Challenge

image image image image image imageStart challenge yourself each week to try being creative. This week we have a heart full of buttons. Easy!

First, you need to gather up your buttons or broken pieces of jewelry. Go to thrift or antique shops.they are very good places to find these items, if you do not have a tin full in your home.

Next, I would like you to use either a thick piece of cardboard or a wooden heart shaped cut-out. (Craft store sells them)

In using the cardboard , you need to trace or draw your heart. Then cut it out.

I prefer the wooden heart, it’s sturdy. Buy a small bottle of craft paint to paint your heart on both sides. In selecting your color of paint, use your main color theme of your buttons that you have chosen.

Paint one side of heart, let it dry, repeat for other side.

Cover your heart with bonding glue that dries clear.Craft stores carries

it. I like Wellabond. Arrange your buttons/jewelry onto your base. Cover and overlap. You will need to add more glue in doing this process.

Let this sit for a couple of days to make sure it has bonded.

You may add a ribbon to the back of heart, fasten with your glue.

A single heart of buttons shown, is created by purchasing flexible thin wire at your craft store.(in jewelry making section)

Make sure the wire will thread through your button holes.

Wire should be light color and very thin. Thread the wire through each button. Shape your buttons in a heart shape.

Loop a pretty ribbon around your heart.

Please send us your photos!




Feeling a little Crafty???

Today I’m posting another Christmas Craft. Don’t be shy, share a craft with us. We would love to post it. Thanks.


Sparkling Ornaments

We turned old night-light bulbs into festive ornaments, but any size will do. Just brush on glittering glue, roll the bulb in glitter, and let dry for 15 minutes. Then hot-glue a loop of metallic embroidery floss to the bulb’s base. (Glittering glue with brush, $3.65 for 4 oz.;

found this craft in Country Living online.