Wednesday, January 23, 2013

"FRIED GREEN TOMATOES" JULIETTE, GEORGIA!





I visited Juliette, Georgia last weekend, after the basketball game was over that my 8 year old grandson was playing in,  Juliette was just 8 miles away.  Many of you may remember the 1991 movie "Fried Green Tomatoes" written by Fannie Flagg, but what you may not know is that it was (or mostly) filmed in Georgia and it's only a short drive from where I live.  It is one of my favorite movies.  I visited that little town many times years ago but hadn't been lately until last weekend.  Since we were that close hubby and I decided to see if it was still as busy as when we went before. Oh yes, it was booming.



The Whistle Stop Cafe was about to close so we didn't get to eat there this time, but we could see through the windows that it was full of people.  I've eaten there several times but never tried the "Bar B Que".



While we were there a train came by.  Remember "Buddy" got hit by the train at the beginning of the movie.





You don't find many towns these days that still look like this, as if they had never caught up with the times.
I took a few pictures inside the stores, of course the train came by when I was in the one with all the dishes, teacups and teapots.  My hubby was ready to go then and I didn't go back inside but there WILL be another day.  Loved the bird house camper.






Remember Ruth and Idgie!  



I loved this bicycle outside the store, as if someone parked it there and left it, kind of sad.


Can you believe I only bought a jar of local honey.   I've started using honey in my tea to cut back on sugar.



I do want to share my new teacup that I bought a few weeks ago.  I tried to get a photo of the stamp on the back but it wouldn't come out clear. It is a Hammeroley and Company Bone China with Made in England stamped on the bottom.  Love the handle.  The flowers make me think of spring.






I had to try the honey with some Apple and Cinnamon Tea when I got home.






I do hope you enjoyed this trip back to Juliette and remembering the movie.  Do stop by anytime and we'll talk about ole times and have a cup of tea.



HAVE A BLESSED DAY!

Sylvia

8 comments:

  1. Oh, you make me want to watch that movie again. It's been a long time and I really don't remember much about it. I loved the pictures of the town...would love to visit there someday. What bigger city is it near?
    Love your new tea cup too. Very springy. I also use honey in my tea now. I think it is healthier! At least I tell myself that.! Thanks!

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    1. Pam, it's just north of Macon. I tell myself that honey is better for you than sugar,also. Thanks for your kind comments.

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  2. Hi Sylvia,
    Thank you for sharing such a nice town, Juliette, with us. I love visiting old towns. Your teacup is so pretty.
    Have a blessed day!
    ~Wendy

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  3. Sylvia, thank you for sharing Juliette and the movie again! I had forgotten it is so close to Macon. In the spring on a nice day, it would be a great day trip for us! I'll be sure to pick up some honey when we go. Have a great week!

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  4. Thanks for sharing your trip to Juliette, GA. I purchased the movie in the $5 bin at Walmart before Christmas and haven't opened it. This is just the "nudge" I need to watch it. I went with lady-friends from church to see the movie. Hard to belive that was in 1991. I love your dogwood pattern teacup!

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  5. I'm a Georgia gal too, and I remember "Fried Green Tomatoes". Love fried green tomatoes, and the movie. Thanks for sharing your trip and your lovely tea cup. I'm your newest follower. :)
    Babs

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  6. I LOVED that movie and have seen it many times! It's my youngest daughter's #1, hands down, no argument favvie favorite of all time movie.

    I think it is SO NEAT you live near there and have been there and have eaten there! (I wouldn't eat that BBQ though, haha.)

    WOW, awesome teacup and yummy honey.

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  7. Your local honey will be great - even to sweeten coffee! Or tea!

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