Ole’ Florence Spiteandgale

In the words of Florence Nightingale:  We are currently in a position where there are so many actions to be taken. Why, you can’t look in any direction in our part of the state and not be knocked breathless with all the actions you could be taking. People need new homes, homes cleaned, homes repaired,Continue reading “Ole’ Florence Spiteandgale”

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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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pIes, PatricK’s and PEACE.

We could yammer on about Lambs and lions and time change OR we could focus on all the splendiferous foods this month! March 1st ushers in the delights that are Irish Soda Bread, Hot Cross Buns and NATIONAL PI DAY (3/14/18)! That is just the appetizer list! We will be posting the St. Patrick’s MenuContinue reading “pIes, PatricK’s and PEACE.”

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By George it’s a Book Signing, Beer Tasting AND my Birthday!

Washington’s Birthday! is this Thursday and we are celebrating in style with Cherry Pies, whole and by the slice, Cherry Scones, Martha Washington’s Whisky Cake and we will all be decked out in powdered wigs, beauty marks and copious ruffles! (remember if you want more than one whole pie it is SO helpful if you drop us aContinue reading “By George it’s a Book Signing, Beer Tasting AND my Birthday!”

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New Year’s BELIEVE!

Happy New Year’s! Much to tell about excitement in the upcoming year, but for now, we will let you know about our New Year’s Eve specials and sales! It’s that time again where we borrow a kitchen and create both sweet and savory New Year’s Eve traditional foods! PLEASE. ORDER. AHEAD. I beseech thee. QuicheContinue reading “New Year’s BELIEVE!”

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A.D.V.E.N.T.=A Daily Very Exciting New Treat.

12  Days of NON-STOP FUN! Every day until Christmas Eve we will have special treats in store for you! Some I can tell you NOW, others I can tell you only the morning of! For instance, Wednesday, all used books in the shop are 25% off-no limit! And Friday night we are staying open lateContinue reading “A.D.V.E.N.T.=A Daily Very Exciting New Treat.”

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An Apple a Day Keeps the Blogger Away

I blame the apples for my 6 month blog absence. What is there to write about when you can’t crunch on a satisfying piece of fruit? THE APPLES ARE COMING!! This Saturday, November 11th, we will be having our Holiday Heirloom Collective! A celebration of the beautiful fruits coming from our friends in Virginia Vintage VirginiaContinue reading “An Apple a Day Keeps the Blogger Away”

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BRIDGE BOOK FLOWER FOOD

Surfella. Like Coachella, but with books and flowers instead of scantily clad, hungry people and music. Yes, it is time for our annual MAY DAY celebration!! Replete with flower crowns, twee herbs in teacups, vintage gardening supplies, culinary herbs and GARDEN PUNCH!  Happily, Saturday April 29th is ALSO Independent Bookstore Day!! We will be celebratingContinue reading “BRIDGE BOOK FLOWER FOOD”

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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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Wishing for Love and Cold Frames

After weeks of struggling with a variety of notes on how I wanted this particular blog to read, I finally gave up and am going to toss it all in here and beg for forgiveness from all my editor friends and relatives and also those who write=well. The discipline and talent is not mine andContinue reading “Wishing for Love and Cold Frames”

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