Labor Day Loot and Logistics!

As previously mentioned, we have some delicious Labor Day specials this weekend! Not to mention some fantastic sales happening. Apparently, what has been first and foremost on everyone’s minds though is “what are your fall hours going to be?”.  This is, of course, beyond flattering! And so, we are going to plow ahead keeping theContinue reading “Labor Day Loot and Logistics!”

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You will NOT believe who’s coming!!!!!

  “Ever since Christy English picked up a fake sword in stage combat class at the age of fourteen, she has lived vicariously through the sword-wielding women of her imagination. Sometimes an actor, always a storyteller, Christy works happily with Sourcebooks Casablanca to bring the knife-throwing women of her novels to life. A banker byContinue reading “You will NOT believe who’s coming!!!!!”

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Sugar, yes please!

As my dear friend B.Workmon says “Valentine’s Day blah, blah, blech.”  To which I say “CHOCOLATE AND CHERRIES AND DIAMONDS AND FLOWERS AND PET JERSEY COWS!!”  See, I asked for a reindeer at Christmas and I got a much-cherished reindeer book from a dear out-of-state friend and a link to an “adopt-a-reindeer” farm from another in-stateContinue reading “Sugar, yes please!”

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Happy 1 Year Anniversary to Sugar Island!

One year ago today, we transitioned Sugar on Front St. into Sugar Island. I can’t believe it’s been a year! There have been so many exciting adventures this past year. A lot of new friends have been made and our wholesale business has increased dramatically. It has been our great privilege to partner with someContinue reading “Happy 1 Year Anniversary to Sugar Island!”

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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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Dear Irene,

Dear Irene, what do you mean? A-hammerin’ at our coast? Must close my shop, coffee stop! No bagels can I toast! The scones, are gone-the pie case bare The sight is most depressing. You blow and spit without a care Too whom you might be stressing. Dear Irene, be a good girl And whirl onContinue reading “Dear Irene,”

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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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Tiara Casual, Dahlinks.

Couple of cool things this week! We got a fab mention on the Appalachian Ridgeback website http://theappalachianridgeback.com/?p=647 which was lovely.  We are doing cakes for 300 for the Blockade Runner’s EASTER Buffet. How, you ask, in my 10ft of kitchen with my 2 KitchenAid mixers? Well, I haven’t gotten that far yet. Had Rims on theContinue reading “Tiara Casual, Dahlinks.”

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