Chicken Fun Show

We collected eggs for a week.  We bathed the hens.  We packed our chicken show supply bag.  And we were off.         The club pulled together another great show! In addition to the usual raffle, chicken competition, egg competition, fun games, and showmanship contest... we also had a concession stand up and running and we got to play a couple rounds of chicken poop bingo.  ;)  …

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Boerne Diva Night

I was warned that the spring Diva Night is never as well attended as the fall is.  But, boy am I glad we didn't listen... and participated anyways! First off, Diva Night is quite expensive for little, old, handmade, don't-have-much-merchandise-to-actually-sell me.  I'll be honest, $200 is very difficult for me to scrape up, just to be listed as a participating business and be put on the map. And then the…

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GUEST POST! By Tori Bellos & Erika Yount

So excited to snag a few more guest blog posts before our next anniversary and annual model search!   And this one comes to us from our very own Boerne Convention & Visitors Bureau!  Near and dear to all of us shops and restaurants here in town... because their passion is talking about and promoting everything that makes our town amazing (including us)!     "Take A Break FROM Spring Break…

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Our Business Highlighted (Texas Highways Magazine)

One of the coolest magazines in the state, in one of the biggest issues of the year!  Our products are on PAGE ONE of Texas Highways Magazine's wildflowers edition!!! With a photo of the three products they're selling in their online store and a write-up about me and the business.... I am so excited about this!!!!!!!!!!             Want more on Texas Highways Magazine? Website Facebook…

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My Favorite Instagram Accounts!

The other day, our entire Boerne retailers group was asked to list a few of our favorite LOCAL lifestyle, food, fashion, travel, style, and influential instagram accounts and bloggers. I was surprised that no one listed me 😉….. But I came up with a pretty long list of my favorites! So I thought I’d take some time to actually pull together a blog post, to introduce you to some accounts…

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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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