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Quick and Easy Holiday Entertaining

Posted by Robin Abel on

Holidays are crazy.  There's so much to do and everything has to be perfect... so we think.  Sometimes "perfection" doesn't need to be hand made but simply a way that you enjoy the holiday.  Someone just came into the store asking for a suggestion of where to order cookie trays.  She said, "I love cookies.  Hate to make them.  So I buy them."  Brilliant woman.  Certainly my lightbulb moment for the day. Entertaining, whether it be for your boss or simply your family (you can decided which is easier), is one more thing that makes us crazy.  Cooking can put people over the...

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Pancake Mixes - Saving the world one kitchen at a time

Posted by Robin Abel on

In our crazy life, sitting down to eat a family meal is tough.  There are practices, games, classes, meetings, and so many more activities that eat away at precious family time.  Parents was to have “family dinner” but many will admit this happens in the drive through lane more often than the dinning room table. What if I told you that a family meal was easier to achieve than you think?  Enter the pancake mix… unassuming, seemingly simple member of your pantry that could make this meal a reality.   Pick a breakfast, not a dinner family meal – During busy seasons,...

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Come sample our breakfast

Posted by Robin Abel on

People ask if I've owned a retail store before.  Nope.  Do you make any of the food in your store?  Nope.  Did your previous career move you into this direction?  Ah, not so much.  Yes, it is a mystery why this former children's ministry/women's ministry/leadership trainer turned local product store owner. Let me solve the puzzle for you. I never had any intention of working for churches.  Before that, I was actually an event planner with a marketing background.  Yes, I have worked in retail stores for years which is how I paid for gas and food for a while.  But I...

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They burned the cabins?

Posted by Robin Abel on

This week’s adventure took us deep into the middle of PA, up and down through the mountains and up and down again. It was a beautiful drive but my kids were puzzled by the trip.  “If they burned the cabins, where are we going Mom?”  Burnt Cabins Grist Mill… you see the confusion.  Burnt Cabins, PA  does have an interesting story regarding burning cabins and such.  We’re exploring the area for the grist mill which makes amazing flour mixes that everyone should put in their pantry. I discovered Burnt Cabins Grist Mill at a local farm to table event. They had driven the 3 hours to...

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