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Gift of the Week

Gift of the Week

This is my favorite gift of the week delivered yesterday to West Seattle.  We recently added delicious soup kits and cornbread from Buckeye Beans and Herbs to our inventory. They are quickly becoming our new local favorite made right here in the Pacific Northwest. Oscar Wilde once said, "and all at ounce summer collapsed into fall." Is there any...
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Feeling French Floral Arranging

Feeling French Floral Arranging

A few weeks ago, Krista and I went to a "Feeling French" floral arranging class hosted by Maura, owner of Casablanca Floral, Oooh La La!  We had the best time and learned some simple tricks for creating gorgeous French inspired designs.    Tip Number One: Make it asymmetrical I know, I thought if you put a rose on the left, you needed one on...
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There is Poop on my Pumpkin

There is Poop on my Pumpkin

Last week I walked through my front door and realized there was poop on my pumpkin. I hesitate to write about this because I hate to leave my readers with the impression that my home is full of vermin, but apparently, my home IS full of vermin.   I made my usual trek to the hardware store and purchased rat traps, spread them around my doorstep, ...
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Friday’s Featured Artisan – Jonboy Caramels

Friday’s Featured Artisan – Jonboy Caramels

Every now and again we will blog about a featured/favorite artisan that Hummingbird and Holly has the privilege to partner with. It’s a way that we can highlight for you some of the items on our shelves providing you with a little story behind the maker as well as why we LOVE to include them in our gift boxes. We have been working with Jonboy Ca...
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