Our Shelf Summary & A Sweet, Special Story

We are so grateful to serve you through this unusual time. Here's an update from our shelves: The deli is still stocked. We also have milk, eggs, bread and fresh garden lettuce. More flour and oatmeal are coming in Wednesday. We plan to be open 8-5:30 week days and 8-4 Saturday unless the government makes … Continue reading Our Shelf Summary & A Sweet, Special Story

Is Your Fridge Happy?

We're ready for St. Patrick's Day! How to stock your fridge with happiness! Pick up simple snacks like Salsas, Pickles and Beets. When the hunger (or boredom), strikes grab the jar, twist open the lid and make your taste buds happy. Prefer the sweet options? Jams, Fruit Butters (spreads), and Peaches satisfy the sweet tooth. … Continue reading Is Your Fridge Happy?

You Pick: Pancakes or Chocolate?

Or maybe you can have both... Today we're talking about chocolate. Yay! (Makes me want to go find some right now.) But did you know that not all chocolate has health benefits? Read the labels. Some have a lot of sugar or even wax. What we're talking about today is dark chocolate. Think 70-80%. *The … Continue reading You Pick: Pancakes or Chocolate?

10+ Reasons to Add Essential Oils to Water

See our Shamrock favorite! There's some warmer weather headed our way. I love the green of spring. The world is just so "alive". Don't miss our "spring green" sweet options: Green & Gold Peanut Butter Cups and Shamrock Shapes. I've heard you say you need to drink more water. Feel more "alive" and make water taste better by … Continue reading 10+ Reasons to Add Essential Oils to Water

Leap Day Sale – Save 25% on Jar Goods

What Does Leap Day Mean to You? It's Leap Year. Definitely something to take note of and for some - celebrate. Of course, it can be celebrated all year long, but Leap Day is also a good choice. Several years ago Leap Day made me think of green, hopping frogs. To celebrate, we ate "frog … Continue reading Leap Day Sale – Save 25% on Jar Goods

What Was Your Favorite Breakfast Food? (Share & Win!)

Leap Day Sale ... Coming Next Week! The conversation centered around food. (That's pretty typical for me.) And then it happened again - the stories of breakfast cereal - not eggs, not oatmeal, not french toast, but cereal - what and how it was eaten. By the way, I never hear stories how people ate … Continue reading What Was Your Favorite Breakfast Food? (Share & Win!)

Would You Like a Free Sample? Visit the Deli {Experience Inside}

Try this Valentine Cake! It's a sunny wintery day in Illinois. Your drive today takes you passed The Country Cupboard. You see "Butter Cheese & Green Onion Cheese" on the sign for sale. Hmm, I wonder what that tastes like, you think. I know if I stop by I can sample it. You walk through the … Continue reading Would You Like a Free Sample? Visit the Deli {Experience Inside}

Clever Soup Toppings and A Souper Story

When I was younger I read a book. The author liked to joke with her family that "tonight's supper was everything on the left side of the frig made into a casserole topped with potato chips". We adopted that into our family and often ask, "Is this everything on the left side of the frig?" … Continue reading Clever Soup Toppings and A Souper Story

Sweet Story and Sweet Savings {inside}

Comfort Food Recipe - Zuppa Toscona Make Valentine's Day sweeter - buy one, get one 50% this week only. Maybe you haven't thought that far yet, but you can be Ready Betty or Early, Shirley when you stop by. Almost as far back as I can remember, Valentine's Day has meant a special, fun, thought … Continue reading Sweet Story and Sweet Savings {inside}