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.
Tomorrow I embark on a new adventure: The Wednesday Farmers Market at the Chetco Grange Community Center in Brookings, OR. Continue reading
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
Season 2 of River Bar Soaps opened in earnest today as Downtown Farmers Market kicked off on this foggy coastal morning. I arrived bright and early and several of us assisted each other in getting set up and ready. Continue reading
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