Last weekend, I made my annual trek from West Texas to the Big Apple for the National Stationery Show (#nss). It was a last minute decision to attend this year (after the added expense of store renovations this spring, I wasn’t sure I could afford it), but when I realized that I had enough airline … Read More about National Stationery Show 2014 Recap
Guacamole has always been one of my go-to dishes to bring to a party. I so fresh and yummy (and it’s really easy to make)! With tomorrow being Cinco de Mayo, I thought this might be the perfect time to post the recipe! You’ll need: 6 large avocados (they should be firm but pliable if … Read More about Easy Guacamole
Shake things up this Cinco de Mayo weekend with a tart and delicious Grapefruit Margarita! This version is perfect for spring – easy, delicious and refreshing! I made these using the fabulous Mason Shaker, and I think its Southern charm added just the perfect, festive flair! The recipe for this batch yielded enough for two … Read More about Grapefruit Margaritas
With grauation just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about great gifts for grads! Customers always make it sound like “graduation gift hunting” is a daunting task, so we’ve created a handy little Graduation Gift Guide to help you (through a series of questions and answers)… and the best part? We can hook … Read More about Graduation Gift Guide
Even though it’s been a long time coming (almost 2 years in my head), the transformation (aka – “The Switch”) from being Calligraphy Etc. to Barque happened VERY quickly. Yes, it took a lot of pre-planning, but once we got the ball rolling, the entire project was completed from Saturday afternoon(move out) to Thursday evening … Read More about "The Switch"