The NSW Southern Highlands greeted a colleague and I on a buying trip last week with arctic weather conditions (so much so, we made an emergency stop to buy gloves). As corny as it sounds, our hearts were warmed with a visit to Peppergreen Antiques in Berrima. My photos don't do this place justice - the sense of order and colour-coded merchandising is my favourite thing about the shop, as is the friendly and collection-passionate ladies who serve you. I invested in a little group of vintage cookie cutters (but I could have left with so much more). Sadly, they are in my kitchen cupboard now, I just can't work out a way of displaying them without looking like one of those compulsive hoarders you see on TV. Give me time. And, to those who enjoyed a long weekend, I hope it was a great one.