Manhattan Wall Street Bond Salesperson Finds New Career Offering Antique Treasures

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The newly opened Pink Pig ( features a unique blend of old and new cottage antiques that is sure to please even the most discriminating collector.

For anyone planning a trip to upstate New York, it is a must to visit the newly opened Pink Pig shop (, located at picturesque Westport, near Lake Champlain. Owner Debbie Schrodt has a unique blend of old and new cottage antiques that is sure to please even the most discriminating collector. Located in a beautiful, turn of the century red barn, it makes a truly charming spot to shop for all your favorite collectibles and antiques.

An experienced Wall Street Bonds salesperson, she always longed to step away from city life, own her own business as an antique dealer because ”every piece tells a story.” Debbie says, ”The neat thing about antiques is that they tell a story. Every piece says something to you. I look at it and it almost talks to you.” She buys pieces for her shop during the winter and stocks her shop with priceless treasures for her summer shoppers touring the town as well as the locals.

Her passion for antiques as well her gift for decorating makes her an unique dealer. Debbie says “I get asked all the time if I took decorating classes, I say; ‘No, it’s a passion!’”

From beautiful Remington prints, Art Deco Lloyd Loom Parlour Chairs to rustic farmhouse tables, she sells an array of antique styles to cater to all lovers of antiques. From country cottage, primitive antiques, vintage artwork as well as crafts and furniture made by local Adirondacks’ artists. “I was extremely blown away by the talent up here. I think it’s important to promote local artists and let the world know how talented they are.”

She also offers off season shopping through her website at She ships globally making her beautiful collection of antiques available to all. “I like it when any customer comes in and finds what they need. Like the two boys searching for the perfect present for their mom’s birthday and they found antique flower pots. There is always something for everyone and every budget.” From the most collectible antique to the newest local artist addition, Pink Pig is affordable for everyone.

Debbie is also on the Board of North Country Animal Shelter, donating her time and resources to the cause.

She also participates in Walk for a Cure every October, making Pink Pig a charitable place to shop.

You will find personalized customer service and beautiful décor with Debbie and Pink Pig at Westport, N.Y. as well as her website all year round.

For information:
Debbie Schrodt
Pink Pig, Inc.
661 NYS Rt. 22
Westport, NY 12993

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