Somehow in a haze of masks, bad behavior and a weird casserole of neverending days and days like shooting stars, we have landed at the countdown to Thanksgiving. This is my 20th year baking professionally for Thanksgiving. Were I anyone but me, I could present you with a graph of the increase in orders every year. But I am deathly allergic to graphs, spreadsheets and all other forms of data that don’t use a notebook and perfect pen
If Patience is a virtue than Persimmons are the perfect plant to push your pertinacious personality. Oriental persimmons take seven years to fruit. 7. I get antsy waiting for my toast to toast. BUT, some lovely garden fairy planted persimmons in the pasture of the house we rent and apparently it is this tree’s 7thContinue reading “Paper Canoes, Patrick Shawn, Patchwork Quilts&Cats, Persimmon Envy.”
…I am DELIGHTED to announce I have conquered a life goal!!!!
Did you know though, that I am an idiot?
(The title of this blog reminded me of an Irving Berlin song and Grandpa Jack (far left) always looked like he belonged in an Irving Berlin picture.) White Tiles and I go way back. No, it’s not some super-chic band you have never heard of, it is ,simply, WHITE tiles. Somehow, wherever we live, thereContinue reading “Read-y or Not, White Tiles and Blue Painted Skies.”
I hope you are all well and you had some type of Mother’s Day celebration if it was your day to celebrate! We had a quiet celebration here and I made a brutal wish list of things I wanted the guys to get done AND THEY DID! The goal was to make things or reinventContinue reading “Magical Cheapness!”
I have a deep, abiding love for glossy magazines. Books too, obviously, but, I have always loved subscribing to magazines ever since the days of Ranger Rick! It’s like having super-glamorous pen pals. This month has been a stretch, I must admit. We all know they plan magazines months in advance (as we are allContinue reading “Hidden Treasures/Broken Bricks”
When you can’t find time to comb your own hair you realize, perhaps, one should slow down. But there are so many fun things to see and do and eat-places to go and books to read-so, for the record, Dreadlocks are back in style! (I know all 10 of my good friends who are hairdressersContinue reading “Witches Like Beer and Pilgrims Like Pie.”
Labor Day is on its way and below are our holiday specials! As always, please pre-order. No modifications or different sizes are available! Key Lime Pie $15 Triple Berry Cream Pie $18 Sour Cherry Pie $20 Chocolate Dream Cake-chocolate cake filled with raspberry whipped cream and frosted with chocolate buttercream garnished with fresh raspberries $30Continue reading “Dropping Hints and Making Plans”
It is with huge humility that we say a big, heartfelt THANK YOU!! and WE LOVE YOU TOO! to all of our friends and wholesale customers old and new! January was every bit as busy as December which is kind of mind-blowing, because, well, it’s January and it’s “so slow”. To all of you whoContinue reading “Love is in the air! Oh wait-that’s ice.”