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Arcadia, FL

August 1, 2012

Arcadia is paradise on Earth. Or pretty close, if you are an avid antique and vintage hunter. Most of the shops I saw there were antique shops, full of treasures waiting to be discovered. There is also a big flea market on Saturdays but I didn’t get to see it this time as we went during the week.

We had lunch in an old american style diner called Wheeler’s Goody Cafe. It’s the place to go to if you want to know what a diner looked like a hundred years ago, as it is pretty much unchanged. The food is home made, the pricing very affordable and the service is good.

Hibiscus!

A real astronaut suit!

What I wore:
Headscarf – New Look
Dress – Primark
Bag – Interna├žionale
Shoes – Bershka
Watch – Casio
Sunnies – Moschino

I wanted to stop at some of the shops but Mr D said he would take me to the best one. And so he did. It’s such a special place that it does deserve it’s own post. Hope you liked this bit of old style Americana, I know I did.

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6 Comments

  • Reply Joni James August 1, 2012 at 16:29

    I love your photography! What a cool looking neighborhood too. I've never even heard of Arcadia but it looks very intriguing.

    Don't forget to talk to your plant today. ­čśë

  • Reply Vix August 1, 2012 at 18:29

    What a great place. that grouchy sign is hilarious and I'm intrigued by peanut butter pie! x

  • Reply Hope Adela Pasztor August 1, 2012 at 21:39

    Looks like a fun outing! Love your red accessories! =)

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  • Reply Estilo Hed├│nico August 2, 2012 at 08:49

    Amazing! ­čÖé

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    xoxo

  • Reply Mary Lou August 3, 2012 at 21:02

    oh wow your pictures are really really amazing! and i adore this cute sailorette dress u are wearing!
    kiss,mary
    http://www.maryloucinnamon.com/

  • Reply A visit to Arcadia’s flea market. | Hello the Mushroom July 10, 2013 at 19:29

    […] my last visit to Florida I went to Arcadia again, this time on flea market day. I loved it and I wish I had that place closer, there were so […]

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