Posts Tagged ‘Dunn Bros.’

Mother’s Day Market 2013!

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We may be expecting snow by tonight, but we have every confidence it will be firmly in our rear view in two weekends when the Mother’s Day Market arrives, May 11 and 12 at the Smith Douglas More House in Eden Prairie! Grab your mom or your gal pals for what we’re confident will be a special […]


A Taste of Spring!

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It’s been a long winter! Check out this beautiful thatch of wheat grass and tell me you can’t imagine Spring around the corner! Once it is gussied up, this grass is headed for Lark Nest’s  Spring Tabletop Workshop on Thursday night at the Dunn Bros. in the Smith Douglas More House! My counters and worktable […]


Spring’s The Thing Market!

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Yes, we’re two weekends away from the Spring’s The Thing Market, March 2-3 at the Smith Douglas More House in Eden Prairie! Neither flu nor snow n0r back spasms nor any of the other calamaties our junker group has endured this winter will stand in the way of our bringing you a foretaste of spring […]


Spring Tabletop Class!

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Easter is late this year, which means there are several weeks in March in which to plot my holiday tablescape! I’ll be giving that some thought extra-early this year! Lark Nest has been invited to host a workshop March 14 on creating a beautiful spring tabletop! (The cherries-on-a-pedestal art, above, anchors the posters advertising the […]


Embraceable Yew!

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Seasonal decorating at Chez Lark Nest has been minimal if you don’t count the carved jack-o-lantern that The Mister put out for Halloween. It’s been serving as the neighborhood Squirrel Salad Bar, so it was time to go. Yesterday’s 52-degree weather was a gift for stuffing the window boxes, which have been sitting bare for […]


Merry, Merry Market Prep: Dunn Bros. Display

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November is Lark Nest’s month to run point on the retail display in front of the coffee counter at the Dunn Bros. in the Smith Douglas More House, home to the Merry, Merry Market and a few other of our occasional sales throughout the year!  Here’s a sneak peek at the Saturday morning reset. (The silvertone metal pheasant […]


Merry, Merry Market Prep: Suits You to a Tee!

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Some years ago, when our daughters were about three years old, some editor/mom friends of mine from the St. Paul Pioneer Press and I decided we would give our girls the great tradition of baking and frosting sugar cookies with us each year during the holidays. There were a few rocky years when they wanted […]