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  • Welcome back …

    It’s been almost 3 months since the JG doors were closed due to COVID-19. It was just before the bi-annual antiques show was to commence. Just before 100,000 people would flock to our little…

    June 3, 2020
  • The Gypsy Farmhouse – before and after

    When we were lucky enough to buy the property back in 2011 that is now home to the JG store and the Wander Inn, it had a 1952 Sears kit house on it. We…

    February 6, 2020
  • the JG World HQ in Round Top, Texas

    The JG flagship store is in Round Top, Texas (population 90) … conveniently located halfway between Austin & Houston (about 75 miles each way) right off Highway 290. Store Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am…

    February 13, 2015
  • welcome home.

    about 4 years ago, we made the decision to move to round top. to move our families. our business. our lives. after looking in cities across the state far and wide for the perfect…

    September 24, 2013
  • sanctuary of junk.

    there are some things you just can’t rush. pops’ buttermilk biscuits, sanding before the paint is dry, & constructing our junk headquarters. as junk conservationists, (that’s right, we’re not hoarders…we’re junk conservationists…it’s highly scientific. google…

    May 30, 2012
  • if you build it…

    i remember the day i quit my  job as an academic advisor at TeXAS A&M…i remember sitting before my graduate committee, finishing my masters degree in health & nutrition…and then telling our department head…

    January 26, 2012
  • there goes the neighborhood…

    some of you may remember our ‘searching for mayberry’ post…and if you do, then you may remember that we ended the post with the promise of a big announcement. big news on our next…

    February 15, 2011
  • searching for mayberry…

    somewhere between the 1 flashing red light and the almost spiritual football stadium, we grew up… in the little oilfield town that nestles in the pine tree-covered hills of east texas …where the dairy…

    December 10, 2010