Saturday, November 30, 2013

Christmas Tree Photo Contest

Stay tuned this weekend for details! We are creating a Christmas Tree photo contest for everyone to enter for a grand prize at Bonnes Amies!

Small Business Saturday

 Enrich our community and keep dollars in our local economy today and shop local. We hope we see you on one of your stops shopping on small business saturday today in Plainview!
Loving this antique table in our middle room of our little house full of antiqued mercery glass pedestals, copper jugs and candlesticks, and beautiful glass madonna ornaments…Intertwined with snowy pinecone garlands and quaint little potted Christmas trees….
But what I love most of all is this hand finished and antiqued Mary with a rusty gold crown…I can see her adorning a mantle surrounded with some of the snowy garland above. She is quite special! What a beautiful and special gift she would make….
A close up of the large mercury pedestal and jeweled bird boxes. Love love these large copper mercury jugs would be a fabulous collection together in a bookcase or on a fireplace mantle. New wonderful wide burlap ribbon is in...tie it to a door basket or loop above a painting neat ribbon to work with.

Friday, November 29, 2013

Pilgrim Turkey Sandwich

Pick up your jar of Cranberry Horseradish sauce at the store. This is our favorite way to use leftover turkey!
1 jar Stonewall Kitchen Cranberry Horseradish Sauce
1/2 cup mayonnaise 16-slices whole grain bread
2 cups prepared stuffing
1 1/2 - 2 pounds sliced turkey directions
1.In a small bowl combine the Stonewall Kitchen Cranberry Horseradish Sauce and mayonnaise. Mix until uniform.
2.Layer stuffing and turkey slices on one slice of bread for each sandwich.
3.Top with cranberry mayonaise mix, another slice of bread, cut in half and serve.
Print Recipe Here

Our Kitchen Is Full Of Goodies

Our kitchen is full of Stonewall favorites! Holiday flavors that capture the magic of the season.The Farmhouse Pancake and Waffle Mix, Wild Maine Blueberry Jam, and Maine Maple Syrup for an early morning get together or a thoughtful gift. Also in is the favorite Red Pepper Jelly, Lemon Curd, Holiday Jam, and Old Farmhouse Chutney and Apple Cranberry Chutney...many like to put the red pepper jelly over cream cheese to serve with crackers. The chutneys are perfect for cheeseballs we provide the recipes. The New England Cranberry Relish is delicious as well with the Cranberry Orange Muffin Mix. All of these items make beautiful gifts we provide Christmas wrapping as well.

Old Farmhouse Chutney Cheese Ball

This unique blend of flavors will delight all your guests and become a favorite appetizer. Come in a pick up a jar of the Stonewall Farmhouse Chutney to serve to your guest or at a party. We are serving samples this weekend.
16 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup Stonewall Kitchen Old Farmhouse Chutney
1/4 cup green onion - diced
1 clove garlic - crushed
dash of salt
dash of pepper
1/2 cup Colby cheese, shredded
1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
1/2 cup pecans

1.Mix together the cream cheese, Old Farmhouse Chutney, scallion, garlic, salt and pepper.
2.Fold in the Colby and Monterey jack cheeses.
3.Form the mixture into a ball and roll it into the chopped pecans.
Print Recipe Here

Mrs. Toddy Donahue's Lemon Cake

If you have never tried the Stonewall Lemon Curd we carry you are missing out! And if you pick up some be sure to pick up two jars and make Mrs. Toddy Donahue's Lemon Cake. Perfect to make during the holidays and a beautiful Christmas gift as well...
1 box of Lemon Supreme Cake Mix
1 - 3 1/2 ounce box of Instant Lemon Pudding
1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice
4 eggs
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
2/3 cup canola oil
1 jar of Stonewall Kitchen Lemon Curd

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Add cake mix and instant pudding to electric mixer bowl. In a measuring cup, add the lemon juice and cold water to make 2/3 cup. Add the eggs, lemon water and lemon extract to the dry ingredients and stir to blend. Pour in the oil and beat at medium speed for 6 minutes, or until very smooth.
2.Take 1/3 cup of the batter and set aside. Pour remaining batter into a lightly oiled Bundt pan that has been sprinkled with sugar. Mix the reserved 1/3 cup of batter with the whole jar of lemon curd. Make a tunnel-like well through the batter in the Bundt pan and fill it with the batter-Lemon Curd mixture. Bake for about 50-60 minutes, until the top is golden and a toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean.
3.When the cake is done, let it cool on a rack, and then invert onto a plate. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar and grated lemon peel and serve with a little Lemon Curd drizzled over if desired. Or glaze with the following: Combine 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest, 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract, 1 cup confectioner's sugar. Pierce cake with a skewer all over the top and drizzle glaze over.
Print Recipe Here

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving

You know what's the best part about life? It is that at every point in time God always gives us a reason to be thankful for. Wishing Everyone A Happy Thanksgiving! 
We are open until 6 if you need anything to dress your Thanksgiving table or make finishing touches let us help!

"Thanksgiving is the holiday of peace, the celebration of work and the simple life... a true folk-festival that speaks the poetry of the turn of the seasons, the beauty of seedtime and harvest, the ripe product of the year - and the deep, deep connection of all these things with God." Ray Stannard Baker

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Letter To Santa

A Little Christmas Fun! Jot down a few suggestions you would like for Christmas gifts. Enclose in envelope with your name outside, and place in our Santa Mailbox. We will contact Santa and let him know! Can't make it in but see something on our blog? Email us what catches your eye and we will drop your note in the mailbox!
P.S. Remember to put Santa's phone number on outside of envelope. (Santa....husbands...mothers we'll make the call!)

Our Favorite Bubble Elixir and Hand Made Bath Salts

This little antique cabinet is stuffed full of our favorite lotions, bubble elixir, hand made bath salts, and lovely hobnail glass Christmas candles. Pick a few of these items and let us wrap them up beautifully for you... wonderful gifts to yourself or someone else! Merry Merry!

Frenchy Cane Back Chairs With Linen Upholstery

Oversized chairs with cane backs, scrubbed white arms and legs, with soft linen upholstery and a down cushion will let you sink right in. These chairs are quite comfy and so elegant yet aged just perfectly. It makes me want to paint quite a few of my antique wooden pieces in my home a soft cream and aqua and distress them. The soft linen upholstery will go into any style and be a finishing piece in any room. These wonderful chairs are $695.00 each a great price...

New Crabtree & Evelyn for Christmas

 Perfect to pamper yourself at the end of a long day, give as a gift, and fits perfectly in stockings Crabtree & Evelyn is always a good choice. Our shelves are stocked full and this year they have introduced some new scents...Tarocco Orange, Eucalyptus & Sage, Pomegranate, Argan & Grapeseed, and Avacado Olive & Basil. We also carry the Crabtree & Evelyn Lavender, Goatmilk and La Source the Goatmilk is great for sensitive skin.
Caress and cleanse in one scented sweep with the Tarocco Orange, Eucalyptus & Sage Skin Invigorating Bath & Shower Gel. This upliftingly fragranced, gently cleansing gel creates a smooth lather in the shower, brilliant bubbles in the bath and a splash of indulgence in your daily routine. Also available in the body lotion and soufflé, hand therapy and body mist.
Quench dry skin with our Pomegranate, Argan & Grapeseed Body Lotion. A blend of nourishing moisturisers and fresh pomegranate, fig and citrus fragrance, this revitalising lotion is infused with sesame oil and ginger and grapeseed extracts to help condition your skin. Available in hand wash, hand therapy, bath & shower gel, body lotion and soufflé.

The Pomegranate is one of our best sellers and perfect for dry winter skin…available in body wash, lotion, bars, and hand therapy.

6 Strand Silver Horse Coin Necklace

Just in is this gorgeous 6 strand sterling horse coin necklace made from our Texas hill country artist. The large horse coin is tied with leather to these six strands of hand-knotted turquoise, faceted black onyx, and light blue amazonite beads.  A creative and one-of-a-kind piece perfect for a horse lover or someone that loves unique & special pieces. $332.00

Christmas Postcard 2013

We hope everyone received our Christmas postcard filled with gift-giving ideas and new items we have in the store…this one turned out very pretty this year! 
Stumpy's Breakfast Strata is wonderful Venita has made it several times we carry the Stonewall Roasted Apple Grill Sauce and the full printed recipe…these products are wonderful and make any recipe wow! We are also awaiting on the arrival of our favorite Lemon Curd, Holiday Jams, and great Pancake Mixes….These make great and simple gifts!

Putting together a new beautiful home

 Enjoyed making this beautiful house a home….loved the brown transferware and cream plates hung on each side of this lovely hunt cabinet.
 Our antique metallic croc chairs worked great in entry and completed this area with small pedestal table...
 This pretty carved barley twist cabinet was filled with customers santos, crosses, and collections turned out beautiful in the entrance...
 The living area was just beautiful with this large stacked stone fireplace and wood mantle...
 We added Indian baskets, pheasant arrangements, and two large lamps which gave balance and light...
Plate arrangement in kitchen turned out pretty cute! A unique and interesting arrangement of her collection of blue and white dishes…a challenge but what a creative idea.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Stumpy's Breakfast Strata

8-10 slices white bread, crusts removed, cut into 1-inch cubes*
8 oz. bacon
1 granny smith apple, cored, peeled, and finely chopped
3 Cups shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
1 cup Stonewall Kitchen Roasted Apple Grille Sauce (Pick This Up At Bonnes Amies)
1 Cup heavy cream
1 Cup milk
5 eggs, slightly beaten
1 Tsp. salt
1/2 Tsp. ground black pepper
1/4 Tsp. thyme leaves

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and butter a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
Sauté ½-inch pieces of bacon until crisp and drain on paper towels.
Place half of the bread cubes in the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with half of the granny smith apple, cheddar cheese, and bacon. Repeat layers.
Drizzle the Stonewall Kitchen Roasted Smoked Apple Grille Sauce over the bread cubes.
Whisk together the Cream, milk, eggs, salt, pepper, and thyme.
Pour egg mixture over bread cubes. Press down with a spatula.
Cover with plastic wrap for at least 30 minutes, or over night, in the refrigerator.
Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour until golden brown and cooked through. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Santa's Mailbox

A Little Christmas Fun! Jot down a few suggestions you would like for Christmas gifts. Enclose in envelope with your name outside, and place in our Santa Mailbox. We will contact Santa and let him know! Can't make it in but see something on our blog? Email us what catches your eye and we will drop your note in the mailbox!
P.S. Remember to put Santa's phone number on outside of envelope. (Santa....husbands...mothers we'll make the call!)

Rocki Gorman Navajo Jewelry For Christmas

Our case is full of beautiful Rocki Gorman and Navajo jewelry for Christmas. Come and see it all or if you are needing pricing or more info please email or call us....

Each piece is unique and beautiful! We will gladly wrap for Christmas and ship! Also please read about our new mailbox to Santa....fill out your Christmas list and we will let Santa know!

Taos Artisan Copper Bracelets & Earrings

We just received in a new shipment of lovely copper bracelets and earrings from our Taos artisan. Each piece is unique and one of a kind! Great prices and perfect for a special Christmas gift don't forget we have lovely and free gift wrapping! Bracelets are $68 to $76 each and earrings are $36.95 and $42.95.
We are happy to ship give us a call at 806-293-3588

Wedding Selections For Tasha Smith & Ben Voss

Wedding Selections For Tasha Smith and Ben Voss
December 14th, 2013

If you have any questions or would like to place an order please call us at 806-293-3588. All of our shower gifts are wrapped beautiful and delivered to bridal shower.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Christmas Postcard 2013

Our beautiful postcard has arrived for the Christmas season and we are working to get it in the mail by next week. Be looking for yours soon!
If you come by the store today Friday Nov. 15th or Saturday Nov. 16th and mention our new card you saw on our blog or facebook you get 25% Off One Item! It's our treat to you!

Rustic Horn Bowls, Silver Serving Pieces & Copper Goodness

Loving this new display full of great rustic horn bowls, Vietri alabaster glass pedestal cake plates, serving bowls, and beautiful vases. Large knobbed copper tray, copper napkin rings and fantastic silver serving pieces mixed in as well! The Vietri alabaster glass is a fantastic price and beautiful accent pieces   for your home.

Glittered Out

Tuckered out! After much glitter and greenery woes we have the shop finished! We came, we Christmased, we conquered. Stop by to see us we would love to help you with your gift and decorating ideas this holiday season!
Beautiful little ornaments tucked away in each nook and cranny...let us wrap one of these up for you. Or add to your collection for your Christmas tree...
Love this great large Santos sitting on top of the mantle...she is surrounded by wonderful woven Navajo baskets, tall mercury candlesticks, and glittering pine. 

Vietri Renna

Vietri Renna - In Italian lore, the reindeer, or renna, is a thing of majesty and beauty. Renna's rich, warm colors evoke nature, and the animal's graceful silhouettes exudes elegance. Made of terra bianca and handpainted in Umbria.
This display is stuffed full of the Vietri Renna and these sweet smaller trees filled with special ornaments....old mercury santas, tiny birds, the fat mercury squirrels are my favorite! A nature theme pulled together for those that like a natural and green winter look.
 These concrete figurines are great accent pieces and beautiful worked up on any table surrounded by pine garlands and frosted cedar...
 In love with this short pitcher with long spout and these thick wonderful mugs. Renna is great to use throughout the winter and beautiful to mix with the Vietri chocolate dishes. We can also see it looking beautiful in a mountain cabin year round. The large chargers would also be great as a serving platter mix it with your other serving pieces for a festive look.
Stop by to check out all of these beautiful Vietri dishes...The Renna also comes in great oval and square platters beautiful to serve with or a wonderful gift for that special someone. Want to add homemade fudge or a beautiful cake to one of these pieces? Bring it in we can wrap it up with the piece you choose...makes a beautiful gift!