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Lagniappe

I learned a new word this past weekend: lagniappe!  Do you know this word?  I liked the sound of it even before I looked up the definition.  Here is what the dictionary says about lagniappe, which is pronounced lan’ yep.

      1. a small gift, especially one given to a customer who makes a purchase
      2. something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus

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A New Adventure

IMGP3874Tomorrow I embark on a new adventure: The Wednesday Farmers Market at the Chetco Grange Community Center in Brookings, OR.   Continue reading


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Windy

I checked the weather forecast as is my custom before a Market day, and a Small Craft Advisory was in effect until Thursday afternoon. Being a coastal person, I’ve heard this term all my life, but my vague definition runs thus: the wind is going to blow like crazy, but not as hard as storm-caliber wind.  Probably not the most pleasant day to hunt for agates or plan a picnic on the beach. What it actually means, according to Wikipedia, is that the winds “have reached, or are expected to reach within 12 hours, a speed marginally less than gale force.”  Hmmm . . . Continue reading


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Sneak Preview and a Question

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Here are pictures of our most recent batches of creamy handcrafted soap goodness.  Green Energy, Almond Oatmeal, and a new one for us: Licorice!  I’m particularly excited about the Licorice — Continue reading