Walking into Margaret & Mae’s,
S42-W31254 Highway 83 in Genesee Depot, is like
walking back in time for customers. Owner Suzy
Roundy-Schmidt likes to share her vintage finds with
her customers. The business is open one weekend per
month and will next be open Feb. 12 to Feb. 15.
GENESEE DEPOT - Walking into Margaret & Mae’s in Genesee
Depot is like entering Grandma’s home for some customers
who may discover a 1960s women’s magazine or an early
1900s wedding photo framed and hung on the wall.
Owner Suzy Roundy-Schmidt began selling items in the
Vintiquities location, S42-W31254 Highway 83, in
December and officially as Margaret & Mae’s in January.
The businesses are only open one weekend per month, but
Roundy-Schmidt is also available for any questions or
requests throughout the month.
one who tries to reduce her new item consumption,
Roundy-Schmidt said she likes to upcycle, reuse and
“re-envision what already exists.”
store is my way of extending this to others. Now that I
am in a space, I find value in the opportunity it gives
me to meet with people and talk about the vintage and
antique items,” she said.
“People are always finding things that they recognize
from their parents’ or grandparents’ homes. It can
create a good feeling to reminisce and recapture a part
of that time period.”
Margaret & Mae’s is named after Roundy-Schmidt’s
grandmothers, who were both very strong women, she said.
Prior to creating a physical space from which to sell
her vintage finds, Roundy-Schmidt said she would sell
items via word-of-mouth and other small vendor
opportunities, such as the Green Bee on Main Street in
next weekend Margaret & Mae’s will be open is Feb. 12 to