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Happy July!

Rita Wheeler July 4th

Are you one of the millions of people who travel each year for a great parade and awesome fireworks? A great way to celebrate our country. Our little town of Southport is a very quaint and beautiful place to live and work managing my store. It is also known for one of the best parades in NC and let's just say the fireworks will not disappoint. So, let's just say when 30,000 plus people come to celebrate in our town.....we'll, its just awesome. The excitement, the festivities, the old friends that come back each year and the new friends we...

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Don't Sew? No Problem

Rita Wheeler Don't Sew? No Problem Fabrics

My mom always told everyone she couldn't sew.  She would sew on a button, hem a pair of pants & sew up holes in seam tears.  So, for me that was sewing.  She did the basics and that is what she taught me. My grandmother, mom's mom, could sew, knit, quilt, crochet, and still have time for her business of being a Florist & having the most fabulous green house in the world. Or as my grandmother would call it "the flower shop & the hot house".  My mom took no interest in following in my grandmothers footsteps, so I guess it...

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Remembering Father's Day

Rita Wheeler Father's Day

As a young girl I would get so excited about Father's Day.  I knew it would be a fun filled day of being outdoors with my dad. My dad was an outdoors man.  I don't mean a hunter or a mountain climber, I mean a man who enjoyed being outdoors. He loved preparing hamburgers & hotdogs on our charcoal grill & then us all sitting at our picnic table under a huge oak tree. Of course watermelon was always dessert.   My dad taught me to reach for the things I wanted and to work very hard to keep them. He...

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Shopping Small

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Local Talent

Rita Wheeler

I am amazed at the local talent that makes Southport so wonderful.  Just one example.... embroidered tea towels.  Gorgeous colors and absolutely beautiful work.  Beth Uhl does a fantastic job & so glad she is featured @ Post Fabrics And Interiors.  Great for gifts, a treat for yourself OR a nice Southport souvenir to take back home with you.     

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