Reflecting on the Winter Solstice

Thanks For Sharing!Halfway Through the Dark Even living in Florida, I am not a fan of the shortened days preceding and following the Winter Solstice. When I have lived in more northerly climates, it has affected me to such an extent that my depression and despair were very  probably that malady assigned the name SAD…

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O Deer Mercantile 2017 Christmas Home Tour

Thanks For Sharing!Welcome to Our Home It’s such a busy time of the year for everyone. But I wanted to be sure and give you a peak at the house all decked out for Christmas. At present, only the indoors are decorated, except for a wreath and sign on the front porch. As of tomorrow,…

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Happy Thanksgiving From O Deer Mercantile

Thanks For Sharing!Thankful For… Today’s post will be short, and I hope, Sweet! I am Thankful for another year of ups, downs, sickness, health, tragedy and rejoicing. For life is inevitably made up of all of these and more. Last year I wrote a post called Thankful For… and listed all of the reasons. All…

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Welcome Autumn…2017

Thanks For Sharing!Fall, Autumnal Equinox, Mabon or Harvest Festival No matter which name you apply to this day, we are marking the end of a season or cycle and the beginning of another. I have mentioned in the past, that Autumn and I have a somewhat rocky emotional history. However, more than the beginning of…

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O Deer— It’s Independence Day

Thanks For Sharing!Have a Star Spangled 4th of July O     The O Deer Mercantile Women are wishing a happy and safe holiday to all. Whether it’s the beach, picnic, BBQ or other gathering, always remember to use common sense and care. And enjoy the Fireworks. Have a great Holiday! Till next time! All the…

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Vintage Nirvana

Thanks For Sharing!#VINTAGENIRVANA   We have been busy, busy at O Deer Mercantile lately! It just seems like I never have time to catch my breath any more. I have been busily photographing lots of the vintage items that seem to be currently occupying every flat surface in my workroom/office. We have listed more than…

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O Deer ~ We’re Turning Two!

Thanks For Sharing!O Deer Mercantile is Celebrating its Second Anniversary in May Yes! We are so excited. This month marks the second anniversary of our Etsy Shop O Deer Mercantile.  We’ll be celebrating all month. Stay tuned for fun additions to the shop and a big sale. Twenty percent off of all purchases over $10…

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Hello Spring 2017

Thanks For Sharing!Bidding a Warm Welcome to the Vernal Equinox   Happy Spring everyone. Winter officially ended at 6:29 a.m. EDT this morning. All things being Equal ( I manage to say these words at least once every vernal and autumnal equinox!  😮 ) I was so ready for winter to end. Even though it has…

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Happy (Chinese) New Year

Thanks For Sharing!Follow my blog with Bloglovin 2017~ The Year of the Rooster So—why not take the opportunity to celebrate another New Year. Reading all the information about Chinese Astrology is quite interesting. I have learned this morning that the Rooster (actually just traditionally a chicken or fowl) is the only bird in the cycle…

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O Deer ~ A New Year

Thanks For Sharing!–2017–   Happy New Year From O Deer Mercantile The O Deer Mercantile team, Gwen, Gaia and Kaylah, wish you the happiest, healthiest and most prosperous New Year! It has been a crazy year for us, and we didn’t always meet the goals and get to the projects we intended, but we tried.…

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We Wish You…. A Merry Christmas

Thanks For Sharing!Happy Holidays We at O-Deer are wishing all of you the best and happiest this Holiday Season. We Wish You the Very Merriest Christmas! As the holiday (on a weekend this year!!!)quickly approaches, I am winding up in the cooking, baking, wrapping, socializing areas, and getting ready to wind down the web sites, the…

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Gwen’s Gift Shopping Guide 2016 ~ O Deer

Thanks For Sharing!Find a Gift… Shop Small or Local It’s that time of year again! We are all bustling about trying to “finish our Holiday Gift Shopping early”. I am a dedicated proponent of the Shop Small and Shop Local philosophy, and I do indeed support and spend my money with many of our nearby…

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