By Mary Kay Andrews
It is the week sooner than Christmas, and antiques broker Weezie Foley is in a frenzy to garnish her store for the Savannah ancient district adorning contest, which she intends to win. Weezie is able to shoot herself together with her glue gun by the point she's performed, however the effects are lovely. She's definitely one-upped the vendors of the modern boutique round the nook, yet by surprise issues begin to move lacking from her demonstrate, and there seems a mysterious hour of darkness customer to her store. nonetheless, Weezie has excessive hopes for the holiday—maybe within the type of an engagement ring from her chef boyfriend. yet Daniel, continuously moody on the vacations, turns out extra far-off than traditional. Throw in Weezie's decidedly extraordinary relatives, a Fifties Christmas tree pin, or even a bit aid from the King himself (Elvis, that is), and perhaps there'll be a pocketful of miracles for Weezie this Christmas Eve. again via well known call for, this new version of the vacation vintage comprises an essay by way of the writer, advice for "keeping the chuffed in holidays," extra recipes, and extra.
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Pins like this were really popular years ago,” I told her. “Daniel says his mother had a pin exactly like this one. ” “Ohhh,” Mama said. She had a long memory for scandal and remembered everything about the Hoyt Gambrell trial. ” BLUE CHRISTMAS • 35 “No,” I said briefly, already regretting I’d brought up the subject. ” Daddy asked. ” “He’s here,” I said. ” “Nice,” Mama said vaguely. ” “Interesting,” Mama said, and then brightening, added, “I brought James one of my famous fruitcakes to serve for dessert.
But the caller was Daniel. “Hey,” he said, his voice sounding tired. “Don’t be mad at me. We’ll find Jethro. Everything will be all right. ” Fat chance, I thought, tears welling up in my eyes. I pounded my pillow, pulled my quilt over my head, and fell into an uneasy sleep. CHAPTER 6 T hree times during the night, I got up, opened the front door, and looked up and down the street, willing Jethro to materialize there, ears pricked up, tail wagging, tongue lolling from the side of his mouth, big brown eyes begging for a treat.
I tucked my arm into his. “If you guys bought a pin like this, it just proves you had great taste. These pins were quite the craze from the forties through the sixties, although not so much in the war years, because metal was hard to get for jewelry. I’ve seen hundreds of variations of Christmas tree pins. Every costume jewelry company made them. Coro, Carolee, Trifari, you name it. ” Daniel gave a short, humorless laugh. “Yeah, well, I can guarantee you that one ain’t worth hundreds. We bought my mom’s pin at the Kress five-and-dime on Broughton Street.