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.”
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.”
This will make you believe in the Tooth Fairy…
As you all know, we had the mixer debacles. I was down to one mixer and like most small businesses that have only been open for 6 months I am steadily trying to GROW my business-not shrink it before we really got going! I fretted and agonized and called my buddies at Cape Fear RestaurantContinue reading “This will make you believe in the Tooth Fairy…”
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.”
Azalea Festival…we’re out.
Whilst BLOOMING azaleas are undeniably lovely in their 3 days of glory, I am not a fan. The lackluster green leaves, spindly branches and root systems from beyond-not my thing. I think we should switch to a Strawberry Festival! Think of the fun foods that would spawn! Anyway, my point is, WE ARE CLOSED SATURDAYContinue reading “Azalea Festival…we’re out.”
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!”
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!)