Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Texas Tuesday ~ First Monday


Texas Tuesday






Did you know that the longest running Swap Meet and the largest Flea Market
is right here in Texas?

Most Texans know this but it amazes me how many have not ever been.

An antiques collector and all around lover of the unusual, this is my heaven on earth. They say, "If you can't find it on 1st Monday, then it probably has yet
to be invented" 

Last year before Christmas some of my girlfriends went and I was
able to not only get some wonderful Christmas gifts but also
some really cute blinged out tops and shoes.

I also found some of the most unique Christmas decorations.

1st Monday has ran continuously since the 1850's so they must be doing something right.  They have over a thousand vendors with over hundreds of thousand of guests in the 4 day event once a month. Some booths are in Pavilions where as others are just outside on the grass.

To check more out on first Monday click here and it will take you to the main
website.

Here are a few pictures that I pinned off of Pinterest to give you 
a little visual idea of some of the craziness of first Monday.





Source: cantontx.gov via GiGi on Pinterest














Source: 1stmonday.com via GiGi on Pinterest


Have you been to first Monday?
If so what is your favorite part?

If not....
What are you waiting for, 
cause you are defiantly mission the boat!

Have a wonderful 4th of July tomorrow my lovelies!


6 comments:

  1. I've been wanting to go to this flea market!! Looks fun! p.s. your link on the linkup isn't working. I had to click on your button on J's page. Have a great 4th of July!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by and letting me know about my link :( Not sure what happened. Have a great 4th!!

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  2. I had no idea, that's totally neat! Now I wanna go! :)

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    1. It is so much fun and so unique!

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  3. In the link I think yiu accidently typed sweetandsassytexans.blogspot.com the extra S is there. :)

    Ive NEVER been to Canton but when our house gets done were going to go for a weekend. :)

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  4. I'm dying to go to Canton!! You, me, and M, road trip to Canton soon?

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