Iced Coffee-You chill me to the bone.

Sitting in my little car, freezing Iced Latte soaking into my white linen shirt, cascading freely across my laptop and pooling in my Crocs I burst into howling tears-pounding futilely on my steering wheel I start the car, jam my sunglasses onto my face and promptly hurl them into the passenger seat as they areContinue reading “Iced Coffee-You chill me to the bone.”

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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.”

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April 13. Spring Cleaning. New Stuff.

Hello all!  Hope you are all enjoying the warm sun and the cool nights and the frequent showers! The plants seem thrilled.  As promised long ago I will be doing a second series of “presents o’ mine” courtesy of some amazing customers who have become dear friends!  I will finish the photos tomorrow and haveContinue reading “April 13. Spring Cleaning. New Stuff.”

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Fans, Rejoice!

Were you aware that Saturday, April 2nd, is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day? AND that is is also National Children’s Book Day?  Now you are, so you have no excuse not to come party with us!  The bookstore has a super abundance of children’s literature and we will have all sorts of PB&J specials!  PB&JContinue reading “Peanut Butter and Jelly Fans, Rejoice!”

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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?”

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Way too pretty for bloggin’

It’s gorgeous out there! In fact-I am not going to write a traditional epic blog!  Shop is open-lots of treats-lots of sunshine-gorgeous breeze-remove thyself from the computer and go breathe that fabulous NC air! (Unless you aren’t in NC and then you should hop on a plane and come on down!)

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Can’t Tell a Lie!

I would like to share one of my all-time favorite songs with you from one of my favorite movies!  It seems appropos as we approach Washington’s birthday on Tuesday! We will be having Cherry Specials! Dried Cherry Scones, Cherry Oatmeal Cookies, Cherry Pie by the slice and whole (by order) and Cherry Limeade! I couldContinue reading “Can’t Tell a Lie!”

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Cake Post-er Child.

So-I have been MIA on the blog-but not for lack of love-just lack of time! We had a fabulous Valentine’s Day at the shop-thank you all!  There was a big 50th bday party for a friend and who requested a loose reconstruction of a Wayne Thibeaud painting for the cakes. It was a lot of fun, and yes,Continue reading “Cake Post-er Child.”

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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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Accidents make people happy!

I know I sound like a local news station but bear with me!  I have discovered that if I put my less than perfect-looking products out on a plate for people to eat for free then suddenly they are happy! Whether this is due to the small Sugar rush, ‘cuz the stuff is free, orContinue reading “Accidents make people happy!”

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