Merry Moxie to You!

 Well, we survived our Holiday Open House last weekend.  It was crazy busy and lots of fun!  Team Moxie gift bagged their booties off.  We got to see so many of the sweet faces that have been visiting us for almost 15 years and lots of new ones too!

The shop is all put back together and we are gearing up for our Moonlight Shopping Party that will be Friday December 6th from 6 to 9 pm.  It's our most popular event of the year … hope you can make it!
Hot items this year are anything vintage/one of a kind and jewelry in a variety of styles.
 This vintage snowman is so cute!
lots of cute ornaments for the tree
If you follow us on Facebook then you already know that we do Giveaway contests every week (they begin on Monday nights)  This weeks contest is for a letter art sign that you would design yourself.  If you don't follow us you should!  We post lots of photos of the latest and greatest as well as contests, pop up sales and coupon links.  

Hope that you all have a wonderful and peaceful Thanksgiving Day.  
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Holiday Cheer at Moxie

 Moxie is all dressed up and ready for the party!!
 The shop is full and festive.  
 We are super excited for the Holiday Open House this Saturday and Sunday! The Holiday music is waiting, and we are ready to gift bag your finds so no wrapping will be necessary!
 Cookies are in the making and the cider will be spiced and toasty warm.  So come on in out of the cold and join us won't you?!??
We'd love to see you!!!!
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14th Annual Holiday Open House at Moxie in DeKalb Illinois

It's the holidays ... that means PARTIES!!

This year team Moxie has two soirees planned.  Our 14th annual Holiday Open House and our ever-popular Moonlight Shopping Party.  

Join us Saturday Nov. 23rd 10am to 5pm and Sunday Nov. 24th 10am to 4pm for our Holiday Open House.  For these two days only, take 10% off everything in the shop

Of course there will be holiday music, homemade cookies, and happy faces.  So make your list and check it twice because this is where the fun starts, and the search for the perfect gift ends!

And ......... don't forget about our Moonlight Shopping Party, it's our MOST popular event of the year.  Friday, Dec. 6th gather your favorite pals and come out for shopping, goodies, and wine.  On that day, the shop will close at 5pm and reopen from 6pm to 9pm.  The pesto, shrimp, and chardonnay make this event too delicious to miss!

The shop is positively bursting at the seams with festive finds and gifts with personality.  So dash right in for service with a smile.  We look forward to seeing you!
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Beauty and Peace at The Morton Arboretum

One of my newest favorite places is the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.  A place that we visited on field trips as a child but I had never been back to until recently.  It is about 45 minutes east of DeKalb but so worth the drive!  
 I purchased a yearly pass for the hubby and I.  50 dollars per person which is a deal if you plan on going daily, weekly, or even monthly because a single day's entry fee is $12.  We've been going weekly and have already saved money by having the membership card. 
 The Arboretum is so large that it will likely take us years to see it all.  But we've been having fun picking different spots to explore each time we go. 
Things were pretty frosty Friday morning but the sun was shining and there was some great Fall color still to be seen.
 If I remember correctly, this is a Miyabe Maple.  Isn't she pretty?
 Even the Arboretum carts look pretty with their red color against the brilliant yellow.
Happy November!
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chasing squirrels and making merry

 That's what I've been up to lately.  Trying to take in brief moments of sun and Fall color when possible as a little break from the hectic 4 weeks of getting the shop all gussied up for the holidays.  Not much sun or Fall color this season but when it does show up it's fabulous.

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all decked out

 The moxie elves have been working overtime to deck out the shop in merriness!!  
 When they finally throw themselves into their tiny beds at night they are covered in glitter.
Ruffled trees, tiny glass ornaments, sweet pixie faces ... oh my!

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Getting All Spiffed Up For the Holiday Season

 We've been very busy getting the shop all ready for the Holiday season!  It is chock full of fun finds and tons of new vintage things.  We've just brought in over 40 fabulous vintage hats and about 20 great old purses.  We hope to have some dresses from the 50s out on the floor in the next week or two as well.  

The shop is all decked out in its glittery Holiday cuteness and we will post pictures of that any day now.  Check back to see what we've been busy doing!

p.s.  join us over on Facebook where we've been doing a weekly giveaway contest and showing pictures daily.  www.facebook.com/moxie.dekalb

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