Welcome to the Winter Season!
Winter is the season of rest and renewal. The cold temperatures and dark nights remind us to relax with a good book and mug of hot tea. In home decor, winter can seem a little empty, especially after all the holiday decor is removed. We recommend adding some soft greenery, and a few spring florals to your rooms. A few sprigs of yellow, pink or lilac flowers can brighten the winter days and will serve as a reminder that spring is coming.
At the store, we are looking forward to spring, so we are stocking up with spring decor, spring entertaining accessories, and all the little things that make the transition from winter to spring fun. We've highlighted a delightful assortment of products in this newsletter, along with information about our upcoming spring and flower celebration.
Valentine's Day is Thursday, and we are replete with beautiful gifts anyone would love!
Rest and enjoy the remainder of winter as we look toward the arrival of spring.

 

Blue Pineapple Pillow
This stylish pineapple hooked pillow will add a beautiful splash of color to your room! 17" square, $54.

Blue Bunny Mug
Happy bunnies adorn this generously sized mug. There's even a blue carrot inside the mug! 14 oz., 4" tall. Microwave and dishwasher safe. $17

Irish & Lemon Teas
Lucky Irish Breakfast Tea is a hearty blend that is perfect for starting the day. 50 unbleached tea bags, $13. Fragrant and soothing Chamomile Lemon Herbal Tea will relax body and mind. 36 unbleached tea bags, $12.50.

Lemon Cookies
Slightly tart, slightly sweet, and dusted in powdered sugar, these lemon cookies are simply divine! No preservatives, no trans fat, just the finest ingredients. 6 oz. Box, $7; 10 oz . Tin, $14.50.

 
 

Gifts of Tea
Decaf Ginger Peach Tea offers the lush flavor of peach with a tingle of ginger. 50 unbleached tea bags, $15. The Tea Sampler offers 12 tea bags each of Ginger Peach, Honey Ginseng, and Good Hope Vanilla. $17

Cheese Straws
Back by popular demand! These classic Original Cheese Straws combine a light, crisp texture with just a hint of hot. No preservatives, no trans fat, just the finest ingredients. 6 oz. Box, $7; 10 oz . Tin, $14.50.

Bunny Terrine
How cute is this little terrine! This little white bunny is perfect for holding condiments, jelly beans, and spring treats. Or, just nest him in some grass. 6.25" x 4.5". $12

Spring Plaid Table Linens
Soft spring colors will perk up your late winter table and bring that spring cheer early! Placemat, 13" x 22", $6.50. Napkin, 17.5" square, $4.50. Flower Napkin Ring, 3", $6.

Square Bunny Tray
This little tray says, "Garden Fresh Herbs." Perfect as a little accent or to hold a special piece of jewelry. 4" square, $14.

Rectangular Bunny Tray
This little tray says, "Enjoy the beauty that is all around you." What a delightful gift! 6" x 4", $18.

 

Around The Store
The store is filling up with late winter/early spring accessories!
CLICK HERE
to see pictures from around the store!

 

First Day of Spring / National Flower Day
Wednesday, March 20 & Thursday, March 21

Join us as we celebrate the spring season and National Flower Day!
•Shop either Wednesday or Thursday
•Enter drawings for a $25 and a $50 gift certificate
You will receive one entry slip with your in-store purchase
(One entry per customer, please)
• Receive a complimentary Spring gift with your in-store purchase
•Receive 20% off your purchase of florals,
including individual stems, bouquets, wreaths, and garlands

Artwork: Tulips © CanStock Photo Inc. / Yadviga

 

A Big Thank You to Everyone
Who Purchased our Cat & Dog Ornaments
Benefitting the Portsmouth Humane Society

We sold all of the ornaments, and sent a check to the
Portsmouth Humane Society for $864!
Thank you for supporting the animals!

 
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