Blood, SWEET and Tears. 10 years legal.

Have you ever received the gift of a frozen whole raccoon?

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Magical Cheapness!

I hope you are all well and you had some type of Mother’s Day celebration if it was your day to celebrate! We had a quiet celebration here and I made a brutal wish list of things I wanted the guys to get done AND THEY DID! The goal was to make things or reinventContinue reading “Magical Cheapness!”

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Kitchen Log, day 35.

One OF the neat things about having friends and family all over the world and the country, is that in this time of oddness, we can get a true play-by-play of what’s going on in different places. We have friends in London, Paris, Canada and Spain and family in big cities and rural towns, soContinue reading “Kitchen Log, day 35.”

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HouseHunters, Hampstead.

I have just begun dreaming again. One night, I dreamed nothing but hues of pink. The entire dream, as it were, was seen through rose-hued glasses and it has been two weeks now and I am still completely obsessed with pink. THAT is boring but I say this to explain that the last 6 monthsContinue reading “HouseHunters, Hampstead.”

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The MayFLOUR and other STUFFING.

I am quite sure this is too much happiness in one blog. I can deal with it, and in fact am, bedazzled with joy to share this line up with you!! November 10th is our annual “WELCOMING OF THE APPLES” day as well as a wine tasting by Silver Coast Winery AND a jewelry show byContinue reading “The MayFLOUR and other STUFFING.”

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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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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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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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