Paper Canoes, Patrick Shawn, Patchwork Quilts&Cats, Persimmon Envy.

If Patience is a virtue than Persimmons are the perfect plant to push your pertinacious personality. Oriental persimmons take seven years to fruit. 7. I get antsy waiting for my toast to toast. BUT, some lovely garden fairy planted persimmons in the pasture of the house we rent and apparently it is this tree’s 7thContinue reading “Paper Canoes, Patrick Shawn, Patchwork Quilts&Cats, Persimmon Envy.”

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Clorox, Borax, Lorax, Lombax.

People always say “if walls could talk”, but imagine if dining room tables could?

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Pigs and Cupcakes. As in Pigmas in July!

It is time once again for CHRISTMAS IN JULY!!!!! I live for this week as I can slather slabs of gingerbread with fresh butter and lightly grilled peaches and pretend that it isn’t 90000 degrees outside or alternately monsooning. Summer at the beach-heat or rainsheets.  Starting tomorrow you will see a brief reappearance of yourContinue reading “Pigs and Cupcakes. As in Pigmas in July!”

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Thyme Marches On

Every week the blog will feature a new gardening pun, all the way through Spring!! No, I won’t actually do that, but I couldn’t resist with that bit of hideousness!  St. Patrick’s Day will be here shortly, and you know we have a Patrick and he’s Irish, so we celebrate this one with some realContinue reading “Thyme Marches On”

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Dahl-ing. So much to do and tell…

 As previously stated, we have rejoined the world of Farmer’s Markets! The market we are participating in, is an offshoot of a market I had the privilege of participating in 14 years ago when it cranked up on the riverfront in Wilmington!  A small but mighty market, for us, it’s the IDEAL market! There isContinue reading “Dahl-ing. So much to do and tell…”

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Saying Good-Bye to July and Hello to Harry!

  The wedding phase in my family is now complete and life will return to its vaguely normal pace, I assume! Thank you for your patience during our travels.  A wonderful time was had and the memories are beautiful! Yes, all my family members are insanely gorgeous people. These are not stock photos. But toContinue reading “Saying Good-Bye to July and Hello to Harry!”

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Days of National Tastiness and Hyper-classiness.

I adore pens that write well. There is no end to my obsession with people with glorious handwriting and dedicated journal writing. January 23rd is National Handwriting Day which we will celebrate, of course, with a sale on our wonderful Retro 51 pens and our wide selection of locally made Sara Webster journals and a fun selectionContinue reading “Days of National Tastiness and Hyper-classiness.”

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Cheddar Pigs-now they REALLY fly!

Here it is!!!! We are beyond honored with the approach from this fabulous-foodcentric company, Goldbely, that is helping us ship our sweets EVERYWHERE!!! Thank you for your loyal support and amazing devotion as customers, family and friends!! The Mother’s Day post is still pertinent! Just had to share this new and AMAZING news with myContinue reading “Cheddar Pigs-now they REALLY fly!”

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Another hole in the wall…

NO MORE COLD. Since we couldn’t be outside in this foul coldness we put a hole in the wall! You guys said you missed the bakery smell when we expanded and our Wilmington folks said they missed the seating we had downtown and SO! Now you have two floors of seating, a gracious arch inContinue reading “Another hole in the wall…”

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