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Whatever do you mean?

After all, what sort of lady doesn’t gussy up to sip her soft drink?

I suppose you would also call this …


Photo by Firedrop via Wikimedia Commons


Well, nature does tend to show off now and then, doesn’t she?


Photo by A. Barra via Wikimedia Commons

Let’s not kid ourselves, though.

Frippery is …


Photo by McKay Savage via Wikimedia Commons


Whether it refers to …

flashy clothing,


gewgaws, or trifles, and showy nonessentials,

“frippery” is sure to be your farmgirl favorite.

I’m guessing, no I’m betting, you’ll use it within the week!

Leave a comment 7 Comments

  1. Terry Steinmetz says:

    Can’t wait to use this word.

  2. Winnie Nielsen says:

    Hahahaha!! You know us well Mary Jane!

  3. Eileen Stone says:

    OH YES! One must be “Frip” every so often!

  4. Kathleen says:

    I must use this word right now so I think I will dress up in all my glorious and finest frippery.

  5. Darlene Ricotta says:

    Well I think I will have to share a little frippery soon,
    Thanks Mary Jane.

  6. Linda M. Burns says:

    Hello! MaryJane, I wanted to tell you that I have that same exact picture of The Coke Girl hanging on my kitchen wall. It’s back ground is a section of BarnBoard. It is so nice. everyone that sees it tells me how beautiful it is. I absolutely love it.

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