Presents o’ mine part Duex.

As promised-here’s a continuance of the amazing bounty by my talented customers and friends!  Unfortunately I haven’t had the brains to photograph any of the stunning floral arrangements S.A.W. has been rolling up here with but next time I will-they are show stopping!  Gnomes, aprons, Sugar bags, sugar plaques, sparkly ornaments, giant hand thrown mug, poems,Continue reading “Presents o’ mine part Duex.”

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Presents o’ Mine!

Just let me know when you get tired of exclamation points-I will note it and ignore it.  I have been showered with gifts since we opened and thought I’d share some of them with you.  This will be an ongoing series as there have been a LOT of awesome gestures.   One of our local rapContinue reading “Presents o’ Mine!”

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Snow Day+Sheet Pan=Apple Butter

Howdy Folks!  Looks like we are opening late again today. We will open today at 10:30 a.m. and will close at 4:30 to avoid the ice over.  The boys and I were busy badgers yesterday and took (gulp) the Christmas tree down, and did laundry of the world. I also made some apple butter withContinue reading “Snow Day+Sheet Pan=Apple Butter”

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Soul soothing.

Nothing soothes my soul more than the fine spray that a good chubby lemon gives off as you zest it. Well, maybe the rich aroma of fine, fresh garlic sauteeing in Plugra.  Either way, I’ve got both going right now ‘cuz it’s been that kind of day.

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Tryptophan, catnip and chocolate, please.

The making of the sign pumpkin chzck under glass December 26th you are snowy and smooshy!  We received a few tips from new customers and I am working on one of them and pondering the other! One customer said we were hidden and hard to find so today we are working on some signage! HenceContinue reading “Tryptophan, catnip and chocolate, please.”

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Pie Eatin’ Contest!

628114._GreatHarvest_PRF2  PIE EATING TIME!!!! Let’s do this people!  Seriously, if you ARE coming you do need to call or email so we can hold you a spot-otherwise we might not have a pie for you! Great Harvest Bread Co. is having a Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest, Saturday, October 16th!  There are 2 divisions-children ages 8-15 andContinue reading “Pie Eatin’ Contest!”

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This cake’s for the birds!

I made a Hummingbird cake today, for Ms. Macie’s 13th birthday BUT I could only get the pic to post to Facebook-not on the blog!  Hummingbird cake is a butter spice cake with banana, pineapple and pecan with a cream cheese frosting. I adapted the recipe as a breakfast loaf for Great Harvest and peopleContinue reading “This cake’s for the birds!”

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I sooo kneaded these earrings.

My friend Clair Hartmann surprised me with these baguette earrings she found on Etsy! They are soo funny! Of course, that’s the worst pic ever but you have come to expect that of me by now, I suppose.  Anyway, working on the pie-eating contest for Great Harvest which will be super fun and have beenContinue reading “I sooo kneaded these earrings.”

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Bringin’ it home Opossum style.

I ate that in under 3 seconds. My boys and I had a blessed reprieve from cell phones, Blackberries, blogs and FaceBooks  for 4 days. It was lovely. We read, traveled and ate like crazy people! One of the things we stumbled across was in the Inverness, Fl, RV campground even though we were notContinue reading “Bringin’ it home Opossum style.”

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