Kendall County Jr. Livestock Show

The broiler project for the Jr. Livestock Show has certainly been an experience!       Over the last five years, we've raised the chickens indoors (in the garage) and outdoors.  In handmade buildings and in our water trough (that has been used as our pool during the rest of the year).  ;) We've had a year when we lost several of them to the cold or bad health.  We…

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TRAVEL TEXAS (Ox Ranch & Drive Tanks!!!)

This was our third Christmas without gifts, our third Christmas to celebrate experiences and our family. Two years ago was Galveston and Moody Gardens.  Last year was Waco, Cameron Park Zoo, and the Magnolia Silos. This year was something that fit the bill for the animal-lover, photographer, and military-obsessed genes in all of us. Our first day of vacation was actually spent trying to take care of all of the…

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Our Business Highlighted (San Antonio Magazine)

I get the San Antonio Magazine in my mailbox every month.  Sometimes it only takes me a few hours to get around to flipping through and enjoying.  Sometimes it's so hectic, it takes me a month or two! The December issue?  Even though I saw that it was a "Made in SA" issue (which is so exciting!), it's actually been sitting on my coffee table for over a week.  But…

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Hill Country Handmade Market

Just wrapped up the inaugural Hill Country Handmade Market! Organized by the ladies that run my favorite Boerne Handmade Market, this was a little branch off from that.  Their idea is that this market will be in a different location each year.  This year was just down the road in Comfort. Since we were in the back yard of the 8th Street Market, unloading and set-up was so easy and…

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Our Business Highlighted (Alamo City Moms Blog)

Excited to have our products and our business highlighted in the Alamo City Moms Blog‘s SA Holiday Gift Guide again!!!  Along with some of our favorites, like The Pearl Antler, Bless Your Heart, Time Out Sitters, Candice Curry's book "The Con Man's Daughter," and Feliz Modern! So many ways to shop local and shop small while finishing up your Christmas shopping! Check out the full list/article HERE!  

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GUEST POST! By Candice Curry

I am so excited to go live with our next guest blog post!    And while I assumed her post was going to be about her involvement with Alamo City Moms Blog, her book (The Con Man's Daughter, which I loved), her spiritual journey (the "Jesus is my jam" phrase makes me think of her, every time I see it), any one of her kids' amazing accomplishments (they're all kicking…

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Boerne Diva Night!

This evening took months of planning for us local retailers.  Some blood, sweat, tears... and a lot of love. And the evening went like so: The check-in stations at Dienger Trading Company and The Flower Shop opened up right at 5:00.  The first 100 ladies at each station got to check in and register to win the two pretty incredible prize baskets that we all donated our products to.  The…

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Boerne Handmade Market!!!

I am still sore this morning.  And still SO thrilled.  Wanna shout from the rooftops how wonderful it was to see so many friendly faces and meet so many new people, to have sales like never before, to have a little helper who really wanted to be there with me! I guess the whole story of Boerne Handmade Market started for us in October of 2013, just three months after…

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GUEST POST! By Gabriel Diego Delgado

I'm not sure how many of you know that I'm also a photographer.  For the last ten years I've only focused on children and families.  But for the first three years, I photographed everything.  I loved doing artsy prints, landscapes, and macro (where I was getting into the fine details of flowers and bugs).  It was beautiful.  But... I had more fun with little people.  Working with kids brought me…

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Our Products in a New Store (Texas Highways Magazine Online Shop)

As long as I can remember, my dad has always had the Texas Highways Magazine in his stash.  These days, I'm following them (and their online shop) on instagram.  What better way to know what's going on in our beautiful state, find out about the coolest stops, see what new businesses are popping up, and learn about Texas makers?! The even cooler thing is- we've partnered with their online shop…

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