Linda Buzzell: In Praise of Old Restaurant Ware

Picture arriving at a mom and pop café in a small American town in the 1930s – 1950s. You drop in, slide into a booth and order breakfast. The coffee arrives in an instant, steaming in smallish, sturdy cups that can stand up to the tender mercies of ex-con dishwashers. And soon deliciously fragrant ham and eggs are plunked down in front of you on sturdy yet beautiful industrial-strength plates no waitress or trencherman trucker can destroy. Continue reading »

Fixing Fascia – A How To Guide

The fascia are the boards that trim the bottom edge of the roofing, and they normally hold the gutters. Many repairs include removal of at least part of the fascia, and that implies getting rid of the rain gutters, all while standing on a ladder or scaffolding.




Setting up an extension ladder for fascia repair work can be tough, since its leading end can not rest on the section you are changing. Structure L-brackets for the fascia from 1/2-inch plywood and attaching them before getting rid of the old boards, makes it simple to keep the brand-new boards in location while you’re attaching them. Continue reading »

How to save money on heating and cooling equipment

Good housekeeping starts with taking a good care of your home. A regular maintenance is necessary to keep your home in good condition. You must have invested a lot of money on buying the most effective heating and cooling equipment for your home. But what if they break down on regular basis and do not perform well? By keeping a check on heating and cooling equipment, you not only increase the life span of the home appliances but also save on your energy bill. Remember, little chore could help you to save money on major repair in the near future. Continue reading »

6th Annual Spring Supper

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6th Annual Spring Supper

Sunday, June 1st
5:00 PM
Tickets $100

Pescatarian and Vegetarian served family style. Appetizers, courses and desserts prepared by Tsunami, Sweet Grass/Southward, The Chubby Vegetarian, Edible Memphis and Buon Cibo. Tickets are $100 per person, including welcome cocktail, wine, beer and supper.

  • Ticket price includes welcome cocktail, beer, wine, and supper.
  • No need to have a ticket, we will have your name(s) on a list and will check you in as you arrive.
  • Email me with any questions and thank you for your support!

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