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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Presents o’ mine part Duex.
As promised-here’s a continuance of the amazing bounty by my talented customers and friends! Unfortunately I haven’t had the brains to photograph any of the stunning floral arrangements S.A.W. has been rolling up here with but next time I will-they are show stopping! Gnomes, aprons, Sugar bags, sugar plaques, sparkly ornaments, giant hand thrown mug, poems,Continue reading “Presents o’ mine part Duex.”
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!”
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?”
So, if you’ve never gotten to come downtown and visit, here’s a mini field trip for you so you can feel like you’ve been and sound like you’ve been when someone asks you about it! Lots o’ cookies in funky jars, load of double dipped chocolate espresso beans that certain staffers (ahem) are NOT allowedContinue reading “Field Trip!”
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”
We are starting to move books into the shop on FRIDAY!!!! As in day after Thanksgiving Friday! The zoning people have a cruel sense of humor!! This is still thrilling though and we are thrilled to get in whenever we can! I will be making snackies for all the hard-working book movers so now’s your chance ifContinue reading “Bookin’ It!”
I have always said that I would love to move Mom and Logan’s birthday up 2 weeks! October 28th is way too close to Halloween and the avalanche to the holidays! Thanksgiving and Christmas are, of course, lots of fun for me because I can cook and bake nonstop for 2 months!~ But sometimes IContinue reading “Happy Halloween!”
Dear Family-I’m soooo sorry.
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=sugaronfrontst&aq=f Logan is a HUGE Food Network fan and so when he found out about the auditions for the next TV star he decided we had to do it. So, at 2 a.m. we produced this bad boy. We haven’t EVER laughed so hard together at anything. Sadly, the chicken ramekin did not survive-Log droppedContinue reading “Dear Family-I’m soooo sorry.”