Sunday, August 1, 2010

August happenings

This upcoming weekend (August 7th) is Melanie and Bryan's wedding! For those of you who know Mel you know that it is not going to be your typical celebration. She has spent endless days and hours making creative spaces and events for the children and adults, so noone has an excuse to be bored. For food we will have an eight foot ice cream topping table, a smoothie bar, a regular bar, and American Diner and a French Bistro and lets not forget the dessert table. All set up on different tiers and very classy. I will try to post pictures after the weekend.
We are doing the food and it is also at my house (125 people) so needless to say we are tired now but we will be very tired after the gala event!! The bakery will be closed Saturday, the day of the wedding and reopen Thursday the 12th. The reason for the long break is that my oldest daughter is suppose to have her first baby (my second grandchild) that week and my husband and I are taking a few days to go visit her. Thank you for understanding that family comes first and these two events are once upon a time events. We look forward to seeing you again, on the 12th.

Between all the work preparing for the wedding we have also been working on our new building that we will move into Spring of '11. The roof and dormers have been fixed and or replaced, an old chimney taken down, storm windows ordered for the beautiful (not heat friendly) windows on the third floor, Sara and I will be tackling insulating the attic (thankfully the walls were insulated), the second and third floors have been repainted and the floors that needed it were sanded and reurethaned.
The plan is to combine Blue Skies Natural Foods and The Cornucopia Bakery into one space, adding more local foods and product as well as a sit down area for a coffee cafe and smoothie bar, fresh fruit cups, homemade granola, yogurt, steel cut oats in ten different flavors (such as Grandma's favorite) and a Sunday breakfast buffet.
The basement pub overlooking the river will be transformed into a deli featuring (gluten free)Boar's Head Meats, homemade soups, sandwiches, salads and a daily hot entree special.

Phew! I am tired just writing all of this! Take care and I hope we will see you soon!