10 days till Christmas and I am JUST now doing this post…

Hey Ya’l!!! Merry Christmas! It is December 15th and I will admit, this year has REALLY taken the cake! As I simply can’t say enough, we are so grateful for the overwhelming support of all our friendstomers both old and new! There is nothing we love more than feeding people and I truly delight inContinue reading “10 days till Christmas and I am JUST now doing this post…”

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News, News and More News!

Yes, I took the Thanksgiving menu down. Yes, I will be replacing it with the December menu shortly. And, YES! We are finally opening a mini-Sugar inside of Pomegranate Books (http://www.pombooks.net/)!  We have been talking about it for years, literally and we both finally had a minute to sit down and sort it out! Thursday,Continue reading “News, News and More News!”

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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!”

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Labor of Love!

Labor Day is here again!  To break with tradition, we will have the Island shop open on Wednesday 11-6, Thur 11-6 and Fr 11-6!  Because it is technically the last weekend to wear white we are celebrating with all sorts of frosty white confections! Be sure to place your order for delivery or pick upContinue reading “Labor of Love!”

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Just when you thought cherry pie couldn’t get better…

I admit, we have been busy. Okay to be fair-borderline overwhelmed, and we haven’t opened the retail shop yet!! Regardless of the whirling flour and boatloads of butter we are loving every minute of it!  Being able to participate in Farmer’s Markets has long been obsession of mine, so to be able to participate inContinue reading “Just when you thought cherry pie couldn’t get better…”

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Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day!! We will be at the Wrightsville Beach Farmer’s Market tomorrow and we hope you enjoy your weekend and take time to remember someone who served or to thank someone actively serving or retired.  It’s a brave and selfless thing they do. This photo to is Jack Laine, my grandfather, from whom IContinue reading “Happy Memorial Day!”

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Happy Mother’s Day and G.O. Day!

  Happy Mother’s Day to all my friends who were crazy enough to have children!!  What were we thinking? What were our mom’s thinking?? Do not answer either one of those questions, please. The shop is coming along nicely-below is the view from my oven-so bright and sunny!! No more mole hole for me!  WeContinue reading “Happy Mother’s Day and G.O. Day!”

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The Horse ran away with the…Sun?

So it’s Cinco De Mayo AND Kentucky Derby in the same weekend! That should make for a LOT of great eating!  We are contributing to your parties this year by offering Kentucky Derby Pies (loaded with bourbon!), Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake and Tres Leches Cake!  Orders must be placed by Tuesday, April 30th and as always, homeContinue reading “The Horse ran away with the…Sun?”

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Who said moving was hard?

I know-I dropped the moving bomb on everybody quite suddenly but in our defense it all happened so quickly!  For those of you who were familiar with our old downtown location, you remember that while it was tiny it was packed to the GILLS with bulky items with sentimental value.  The vintage bakery case thatContinue reading “Who said moving was hard?”

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Bittersweet Bombshell!

Okay, I was going to save this for Monday but figured nobody would think it was a funny April Fool’s joke!  After three years, Sugar is leaving Front Street.  As you all know, the amount of baking has increased… which is GREAT but the day has finally come where we have outgrown our digs!! ThankContinue reading “Bittersweet Bombshell!”

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