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Octopuses or Octopi and Why

Posted by Sydney C de Baca on

Not until I painted a giant Pacific octopus and put her on a tea towel did I realize just how many people love octopuses.  

Octopuses or Octopi and Why

Octopuses, you say?  Isn't it...

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Why Are Pineapples a Symbol of Hospitality?

Posted by Sydney C de Baca on

Their weird prickly-looking exuberance alone makes pineapples 
irresistible.  

  Pineapple Tea Towel: Why Are Pineapples a Symbol of Hospitality?

Originally from South America, the pineapple was traded by the...

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Mother's Day Gifts for Foodie and Gardening Moms

Posted by Sydney C de Baca on

Calling all daughters and sons with foodie and gardening moms!  

Mother's Day Gifts for Your Foodie and Gardening Mom

Here's a round up of some fun gifts that you can either make (like Mom's the Bomb cake) or buy directly from artists on Etsy and other sites.  

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Ways to Use Tea Towels as Wrapping Paper, Part One

Posted by Sydney C de Baca on

Have you ever wanted to give a charming, ultra-special gift but haven't quite figured out what a surprise element might be?

Of course any gift given to a good friend will always be appreciated (at least by a true friend!) but what about those friends who always invite you...

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What's the Big Deal about Flour Sack Towels? (And How to Spot an Imposter)

Posted by Sydney C de Baca on

Have you ever seen anyone swoon at the mention of flour sack tea towels?  What's the big deal about flour sack tea towels?

If you've never dried your dishes with one you may have felt a bit puzzled.  What's their history, and why do they inspire such...

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