Summer hours…part 2!

By Barbara Bussey | July 16, 2024 |

Hello, gorgeous! I hope you’re enjoying a short break from the heat! Every summer, my daughter and her family, make the treck from New York, to Lake Tahoe.  We look forward to it all year long! I’ll share pictures of our adventures next week! (Bob’s recent sunrise photo) If you read last week’s newsletter, you may remember me saying we wouldn’t be open on Tuesdays, for the rest of the summer.  Well, forget all that! Cheryl was at the shop today, (when we were scheduled to be closed), to ship Online orders and a number of customers stopped in to…

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Furniture Sale starts today!

By Barbara Bussey | July 10, 2024 |

Hello dear one! Days like this remind me of the olden days!  I must have been about 22 years old and I had convinced my boss that I was capable of moving from the order desk, to an outside sales position.  This was a straight commission job.  No car, expense account, or unnecessary frills, at the regional Sysco Food Service branch. The first car I purchased, with help from my parents was a 1972 Pinto, stick shift, without A/C.  May I remind you that this was all before hair product and blow dryers.  (It was also before cell phones and…

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Changes at the shop…

By Barbara Bussey | July 8, 2024 |

Hello, friend! I wanted to let you know that we’re back to regular hours this week.  Yes, it’s still hot, but a wee bit cooler.  I’m praying for a Delta breeze and some relief soon! ______________ Important changes… Starting next week, we’ll no longer be open on Tuesday’s.  That means we’ll be open Wednesday through Sunday.   As we near our 12th anniversary, we have seen lots of changes.  Most of the time, change is good.  But, right now, we’re seeing a drop in customer visits and sales. Sadly, we’ve all seen many small businesses in the area close. Yet,…

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Weekend hours and other news!

By Barbara Bussey | July 5, 2024 |

Hello, gorgeous! I just wanted to check in with a reminder about this weekend’s shorter hours, due to the heat. Saturday: 10:30-2:30 Sunday: 12:00-2:30 ________ Iron Orchid Designs is introducing the Summer Collection this Friday, July 12th at 10 a.m., PST.  You can follow along “live”, on their Facebook page, or visit the shop and see everything up close and personal! We’re still awaiting our shipment, so fingers crossed! We’ll be hosting a free Make-and-Take, Saturday morning and you can enter to win one of IOD’s new moulds! More details to follow! ___________ Have you picked up the latest issue…

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Hot news from the shop!

By Barbara Bussey | July 1, 2024 |

Hello, beautiful! I guess first and foremost on our minds this week is the heat!   In light of the crazy temps, we’re going to close early all week.   _________________ If you’re painting furniture, be sure to do it inside, for best results! ________________ This is a good week to let your fingers do the walking, at our new online boutique!  We’re adding new pieces online, all the time, so be sure to check back often! And don’t forget, we’re offering free shipping and returns!  To see what’s online, click Here! I’m loving this new top that just arrived…

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I thought you should know.

By Barbara Bussey | June 27, 2024 |

Hello, gorgeous! How about a sale?! We’re having a 10% off store-wide and online sale, through Sunday, to celebrate our new online Boutique! Our online presence will continue to grow and evolve and we’ve done everything possible, to make it as stress-free as possible, by offering free shipping and returns. So, we’ll see how this goes! You can visit anytime of the day or night.  Just go to What I humbly ask of you… -Shop small business, before “big box” – Tell a friend about a business you love -Like and share Facebook posts Until we meet again… Water yourself…

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Our online boutique is now open!

By Barbara Bussey | June 24, 2024 |

Let’s celebrate with a 10% off sale…online and in store! We’ve wanted to open our online boutique for just about forever!  Thanks to our brilliant Cheryl, our dream is now a reality! Our goal is to make shopping online as easy and pleasant as it is to shop in our store.  We’re starting with a select group of fashion and accessory pieces and it will grow and change, on a regular basis. Drum roll, please!  Be one of the first to take a look at our online boutique! Save 10% all week, Tuesday through Sunday, online and in our shop, here in…

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News from the shop!

By Barbara Bussey | June 17, 2024 |

Hello, princess! What a gorgeous day!  Perfect weather for a little housekeeping, this Monday morning. I’ve just got some dibs and dabs, for you today.  Life changing, no doubt, so come along! Let’s get to the important stuff!  A new cookie recipe!  Darlene brought them, home made, of course, for class on Saturday.  I contributed store bought (on the left.  I was shamed.  So here’s the deal… Peanut butter-chocolate chip cookies… Just 6 ingredients!  Darlene said this wasn’t t her favorite new cookie recipe and we all told her she was nuts…all though there are no nuts in this recipe!…

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