Saturday, April 28, 2012

WOW! Another packed F.A.T. Trolley Hop!

WOW!  Another packed F.A.T. Trolley Hop!  Thanks to all of you for showing up - it certainly looked like A LOT of you all we're indeed having a GREAT time!... being that this one was sponsored by Maker's Mark and BBC...  =0)

We had a great time as well.  Thanks again to all of you and we hope you all continue to have a TERRIFIC weekend!

See ya next week.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Don’t Live in Louisville, but still want to help? We’ll we’ve made THAT Super Easy!

All you have to do is go on-line and shop for our World-Famous LEXIE’s of LOUISVILLE’s Family Skin Care – sold exclusively at Lexie’s Trading Post.

All you have to do is SHOP, here’s the Link:  After collecting all the goodies you want to buy, when you go through the process, make sure in the Memo section and write: 20% for CHOC.  ALL purchases made online from April 26, 2012 – May 12, 2012 with the Memo section stating 20% for CHOC will be eligible.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Lexie’s Trading Post is Hosing a Benefit Shopping Day for Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema! 20% of Days Sales Goes Straight to the Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema’s 2012 Summer Season!


ATTENTION! All Lexie’s Trading Post Fans!

Lexie’s Trading Post is Hosting a Benefit Shopping Day for Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema!  20% of Days Sales Goes Straight to the Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema’s 2012 Summer Season!

Shop at Lexie's Trading Post on May 12th and 20% of YOUR sales will benefit the Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema. The Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema is backed by The Crescent Hill Community Council and is a community, family, FREE event sponsored by local business and friends of Crescent Hill.  
All shows begin at dusk at the Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Ave., and all are free to the public. Concessions* will be available. 

FYI--This is the day before Mother's Day, so what a better way to buy a Whimsical & Unique gift for your Mother ALL while having 20% of Mom’s Day Gift got to a such a wonderful community cause such as the summer Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema.

Cabrina Bosco, representative of the CHOC, had this to say about the Shopping Day Fundraiser and partnering with Lexie’s Trading Post:

“We’re VERY excited about this partnership!  Lexie’e Trading Post moved into our neighborhood a year ago and has been a GREAT addition to the Frankfort Ave. family.  Lexie’s Trading Post is committed  to sponsoring FREE, Family-based entertainment designed to foster community partnerships, friendships  and family activities.”

Owner of Lexie’s Trading Post, Karen Crook, had this to say about the Benefit Shopping Day:
“EVERYONE at the Crescent Hill Community Council has been such strong supporters of our Gift Store and buyers of our Family Skin Care, that when Cabrina asked for support for this summer’s Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema we didn’t hesitate for a second to throw this Benefit Shopping Day together!  The mission of CHOC is to provide free movies for the Crescent Hill neighbors and their friends and family and we are proud to be a part of that community and LOVE to help.”
  • Who: Lexie’s Trading Post is Hosing a Benefit Shopping Day for Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema!
  • What: Fundraising for the Free, Family Summer Movie Schedule. 20% of YOUR sales will benefit the Crescent Hill Outdoor Cinema.
  • When: Saturday, May 12, 2012 
  • Where: Lexie’s Trading Post, right on the Crescent Hill/Clifton line at 2224 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40206.  Tel: (502) 365-GIFT (4438).   Next door to Clifton’s Pizza.
  • What time: Store Hours, Wednesday - Saturday 11:00am - 6:00pm
All major credit cards and cash are accepted.  For more information, reference the web page at:, or the Facebook Fan Page at:  And, of course, you can always call for more information at 502-365-GIFT (4438), Wednesday - Saturday 11:00am - 6:00pm

This FRIDAY, it’s Trolley Time AGAIN at Lexie’s Trading Post this Friday, April 27th! =0)

…  And we’ve got A LOT going on for this April's Trolley Hop!

1) First off, if you were living under a rock and didn’t hear Thunder last weakened, this is the Kentucky Derby Trolley Hop and is sponsored by Maker’s Mark and BBC (Bluegrass Brewing Company)!  So definitely check out the F.A.T. Web page for a listing of events.

2) Secondly, we again have a Truck Show going on again!  We’re hosting Susan Leslie of INFIELD HATS Trunk Show from 6-9pm.  Come check out Susan’s artistically painted, unique Infield Hats – Just in time for derby.  Susan’s truly an original and has been an artistic fixture in Louisville for decades.  She was recently spotlighted on WHAS TV Ch. 11, check this link to see her interview.  Make sure and stop by to say hi to the artist and check out her new Infield Derby Hats. 

* Also, weather permitting; we will be hosting Design's by Dawn (jewelry) and Can Dangle on the Front Sidewalk

3) Finally, This is the LAST MONTH!  Now 50% OFF all Celtic Winter Wear for the month of April!!!!
This is it!  The end of the sale.  All sweatshirts and hoodies are pre-washed and pre-shrunk.  They are also all embossed with custom emblems common among the Celtic Regions.  Stocking Caps are embroidered.  This is a company we’re proud to carry here in Louisville.  They are American made by a company just outside of Santa Barbara, California.  High-quality stuff here and a great conversation starter.

Have a TERRIFIC weekend!  Stop by Friday!

Saturday, April 21, 2012

House Warming gifts for THUNDER and a giggle

For some of you, you are already on the Waterfront enjoying the days festivities of Thunder Over Louisville so enjoy the small giggles with your group.  Others, we have great gifts if you are going to someones house or a Thunder Party.  Did you know we send you out the door with the price taken off and the gift is wrapped--all you have to do is give it, well and of course buy it. 

All of these gifts are Louisvillians.....melted wine bottles, sea glass jewelry and multi-clay pottery. 

Almost forgot the giggle:
What do you get when you have TWO banana peels?

                                                                                 ..............a pair of slippers!   :0)

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Interesting Facts for Thunder Week

Here are some interesting facts about Louisville while you are hanging this weekend at Thunder or waiting in traffic…remember Be Patient.    Entertain your friends and family!

1. University of Louisville, founded in 1798, is the oldest city-supported college in the United States.  In the United States!

2. Louisville has the nation’s largest urban municipal forest – the 6,000 acre Jefferson Memorial Forest in south Louisville.

3.  Louisville's Main Street has the second largest collection of cast-iron storefronts facades, only New York City has more.

4. The Old Louisville neighborhood near downtown is the largest Victorian neighborhood in America.  Yes America.

5. And finally, Kentucky has more deer and turkey per capita than any other state. 

Now, don’t you feel better knowing a little bit more about where you live.