March 29, 2012

The Tomato Place

I will make a u-turn in the road for a roadside fruit stand  ... and "The Tomato Place" did not disappoint.  Jeff is working in Vicksburg, MS, and I motored down last Friday and spent the weekend with him there.  

this little place was listed in the local newspaper as a site to see - fresh produce, boiled peanuts, fresh lemonade, and fresh fruit smoothies.  We got a strawberry/banana smoothie that was so delicious

it was warm and sunny outside and bright and cheery inside

a wall of homemade marmalade

I wondered if these pecans were left over from the fall harvest?

peanut butter and banana anyone?  Occasionally they have live music - and you can eat a simple lunch or "get a bite to eat" as so often said in the south 

a shout out to my Ole Miss buddies
I think this is a Martin birdhouse.  One of those you would put on a pole up high in the air

it starts getting good for me when the funky and unexpected is just hanging around 

it was a cozy little place that had a radio playing in the back and was certainly worth the short ride over from our hotel ...  next time I want to eat a tomato sandwich, and corn on the cob.


  1. Hi Glenda, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

  2. Soon the goodies will start appearing roadside here too. Yum.


  3. Looks like a super cute place to visit! I would love to sop in there!

    Happy new follower! Have a great week!


  4. I love roadside stands! Can't wait for fresh veggies and fruit at our nearby stands...

  5. I would love to happen across a stand like that on the side of the road ... how charming and fun and eclectic!




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