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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New Year’s Eve Le Menu and a YARD SALE. Naturally.

Christmas has passed in a blur of tinsel and a wash of butter!! Our family had a very Merry holiday and we hope yours did too!  As a break from the norm, we will be commandeering a neighboring kitchen to make some collards and black-eyed peas this year!! People have asked for so, so longContinue reading “New Year’s Eve Le Menu and a YARD SALE. Naturally.”

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12 Tasty Days

Do you find yourself making lists, and then becoming manic if you don’t finish everything on your list that day? I have lists upon lists-that day, that week, for the month 3 year lists, life in general-I LOVE LISTS. And this month, I am delighted to have scratched through something that sat on my listContinue reading “12 Tasty Days”

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Harry Potter AND Pottery???

Get your party hats back out people!! We are having a POTTER POTTERY PARTY!!! Before you get all in a pickle as to what hat to POSSIBLY wear for that type of soiree, allow me to explain! The insanely talented Lexy Malone of BeSalty Studios will be on hand SATURDAY DECEMBER 10th from 1-4 displayingContinue reading “Harry Potter AND Pottery???”

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Word From the Bird Retro Show and Turkey Speakeasy

 I am SEW happy to invite you all to our RETRO WORD FROM THE BIRD Holiday 2016 Show!!! This is a dual-purpose show to get you acquainted with our new Thanksgiving offerings, and give you a chance to meet some of our incredible artisans!! The ultra-Southern chic Lumina Embroidery will be there to meet you all andContinue reading “Word From the Bird Retro Show and Turkey Speakeasy”

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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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