I have figured out the whole beach-instafriendship equation! It’s like summer camp for grown ups!! We are the counselors and each week we have new campers that we are instantly enamored with and form friendships with, so that we are excited to see them the next year! Some campers this year were returning campers, othersContinue reading “30 Days of Joy Hath September!”
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60 Bushels of apples a day keeps boredom at bay!
If I babble incoherently it’s only because we have so many fun things coming up I can’t stand it! This very afternoon I am going to pick up our first delivery of APPLES from the incomparable http://www.vintagevirginiaapples.com courtesy of the fabulous Margaret Shelton at http://sheltonherbfarmnc.com/. So yeah, part of my job today is to go outContinue reading “60 Bushels of apples a day keeps boredom at bay!”
Moonshine, Mixers and Father’s Day-naturally.
Father’s Day approacheth and naturally one’s thoughts turn to moonshine, non? Recently I was given a fantastic gift triumvirate-Peppers, Magnolia blossoms and moonshine jelly! This is a gift that could only come from a real friend and a food fanatic (www.thegermancafe.com)! If you ever want awesome, authentic strudel this IS the place to go! ForContinue reading “Moonshine, Mixers and Father’s Day-naturally.”
Meet my eggs! These are provided to us weekly from McLellan Farms!~ Nothing is better in custard pies and crumb cakes than sunny, farm fresh organic eggs! Also new to the shop are Fair Market Bags! (www.fairmarketbags.com). They are made of recycled materials, super-chic AND crazy inexpensive-like $5!!!!! So…THURSDAY is a big day! Local honey from DogwoodContinue reading “Egg-cellence.”
ConnorLoganPatrick-what? Who’s Irish?
So my foodielicious friend L.B. (www.lizbiro.com) made fun of me the other day because I totally bypassed Mardi Gras in favor of St. Patty’s Day. I’m sorry! I’m a scone and tea hound-yeasted cakes with gritty sugar sprinkles do nothing for me! So anywho-starting Friday we will be having Irish Soda Bread, Oatmeal Raisin Scones, IrishContinue reading “ConnorLoganPatrick-what? Who’s Irish?”
Lovin’ to hate Valentine’s Day!
http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20110209/ARTICLES/110209672/1050/entertainment?Title=Paying-homage-to-the-art-of-the-velvet-painting-nod-to-Elvis-included While of course many, many people love Valentine’s-‘cuz it’s cute, or it’s their anniversary, or their last name is Valentine, or they own a florist shop, other people loathe and dread it! Working behind a counter these past 2 months and shamelessly eavesdropping on all and sundry I have picked up some amazing quotes,Continue reading “Lovin’ to hate Valentine’s Day!”
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”
Cinnamon Roll Sunday
Drumroll please!!!!! We have books on shelves and ovens on walls! Gwenyfar and her loving friends and volunteers have been tirelessly whisking books back and forth from storage to shelves. I have been feeding the willing helpers and Folk’s has been providing the coffee. So, now everyone plead to the powers that be to expediteContinue reading “Cinnamon Roll Sunday”