Saturday, April 29, 2023

Coconut Crème Coffee🥥

Happy Saturday! It’s going to be a beautiful day to take in some sunshine, dig in the dirt, and sip on freshly ground Coconut Crème coffee.
The smooth taste of Vanilla creme blended with the tropical taste of coconut makes this coffee a “”vacation at home””.
We are open 10-6 today stop by for some spring inspiration!

Mary of Guadalupe Candles

The most amazing Mary of Guadalupe candles to flicker in your home and fill with the scent of White Florals, Indian Tuberose, and Tahitian Vanilla. Perfect to wrap up for Mother’s Day.
A special edition candle with original artwork by Louis Carreon. A statement art piece alone, this collector's edition ceramic candle features 2 wicks to ignite an intoxicating new fragrance, Indian Tuberose. Each candle contains a Virgin Mary of Guadalupe prayer coin. Limited quantities available. 240 Hour Burn Time.
Louis Carreon is a California born contemporary artist changing the way art is perceived. Through passion, honesty, and a willingness to share his work, Louis is one of today’s most influential and innovative contemporary artists. With a colorful past to draw on, his work is not merely modern art or street art but modernism told in a voice that drips onto the canvas. Having been commissioned by some of the most recognized venues throughout the United States, his creations are immediately recognizable. Every stroke of the brush or the spray of the can has a story to tell. 
Prayer Candles for a cause. Each SAINT Candle comes with a prayer to the patron saint, holy oil as part of the wax (blessed by both a priest and a rabbi), and an Italian prayer coin embedded into the candle honoring the patron saint which reveals itself once the candle has burned down.
10% of all SAINT Candles sales to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to support their lifesaving mission: Finding cures. Saving children.

New Consuela Iris Iridescent Jag🐆💛

New Consuela Iris iridescent jag print has arrived today! Textured leather with iridescent jag print includes Diego leather circle charm and tassel with Austrian crystal details so pretty!! Lay Away Available. Prices match Consuela online. Texas-Based, Woman-Owned Company.
Consuela is a fashion and lifestyle brand creating products and experiences that inspire individuals to find joy in the journey. Founded by Austin, Texas-based artist Conni Reed, Consuela embraces vivid color and prints based on Conni’s design philosophy: The Art of the Unmatched™, which blends purposeful contradictions that yield the unexpected. Inspired by our partnerships with artists and makers around the world, our products are as tough, versatile, beautiful, and resilient as the individuals who wear them.

Patchwork Loring Bloomers🌹

It’s a perfect day to wear the Patchwork Loring Bloomers while strolling in the garden. Filled with purple irises, roses, and Mary we love them!
The essence of all that is Magnolia Pearl, the love that underlies it all. Our Patchwork Loring Bloomers burst with colorful creative conviction - an intuitive fit, a celebration of this beautiful version of you.
*European Cotton Patchwork
*Hand-Fading & Distressing
*Mixed Buttons at Hip
*Adjustable Waist
Each Magnolia Pearl item is cut "One Size Fits Most". Lay Away Available.

Friday, April 28, 2023

New Swirl & Double Dipped Bulbs💜💗🤍

These are big ones!! New purple & pink swirl artisan wax bulbs and double dipped wax bulbs with white amaryllis blooms have arrived today!! These are the perfect gift for Teacher Appreciation next week & Mother’s Day coming up. A top seller we can’t keep these in stock at the shop, they bloom their hearts out! These bulbs make everyone smile and are the most fun gifts to give. Let us wrap one up for you!
Waxed Amaryllis bulbs do not require any water because the bulbs contain all the water and nutrients they need to flower. Simply place them on a tabletop or any other flat surface in your home. They make for great hearth and centerpiece decoration and are equally wonderful to give as gifts!
These spectacular flowers don't need potting soil or heavy care – everything they need is contained in the wax bulb they are delivered in, including their water supply. 
Once in your home or office, you can leave these Waxed Amaryllis Bulbs just as they are, and have a perfectly placed plant that needs no watering, no direct sunlight, and still looks great. They will literally bloom right in front of your very eyes.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

A Spring Home🐦

The sweetest home for Spring! We love the pops of color throughout their home, the simplicity of a few special pieces, and her eclectic style. Love her stag crystal chandelier above her antique dining table, her bright sunny kitchen, and her brick covered sunroom. What a precious family we have watched grow up! Now she can enjoy her home for Spring.

Bella Cucina Fresh Tomato Pasta Salad with Cheese & Herbs🍅🌿

Bella Cucina Fresh Tomato Pasta Salad with Cheese & Herbs
Package Farfalle pasta (Available at our shop kitchen)
1 Jar of Bella Cucina Basil Pesto (Available in our shop kitchen)
2 – 11 oz. containers cherry tomatoes
1 cup olive oil
5 – 6 large cloves of fresh garlic, minced
1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped
8 oz. freshly-grated Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese
2 packages of little balls of soft, creamy Mozzarella cheese (Bocconchini)
8 oz. pepperoni or Genoa salami, fried and diced
4 oz. prosciutto, fried and diced
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. Italian seasonings
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
1 medium yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
10 large green banana peppers (pepperoncini), chopped
1 small red onion, sliced very thin and then cut each slice in half
1/2 cup drained and sliced black olives
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
GARNISH: Freshly Grated Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese to sprinkle on top of salad (1 – 2 cups, enough for guests to help themselves to the cheese)

Preserved Lemon Pound Cake with Lemon Cream🍋

This Preserved Lemon Pound Cake with Lemon Cream Icing is fabulous for Spring make it!
This fresh, citrus-forward cake is delicious for dessert, afternoon tea, or breakfast. Serve it with our Preserved Lemon Cream and fresh raspberries.
4 large eggs
1 1/3 cups sugar
1/8 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 wedges Bella Cucina Preserved Lemons, diced (remove pulp and rinse lemons before dicing…pick up at Bonnes Amies kitchen)
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour, sifted
½ teaspoon baking powder
⅛ teaspoon salt
½ cup heavy cream at room temperature, plus 2 tablespoons
5 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter, melted then cooled
1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 jar Lemon Curd (Pick up at Bonnes Amies kitchen)
1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
1 cup fresh raspberries
PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 350’
Butter a 9 by 5 inch loaf pan and dust with flour, shaking off the excess.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs, sugar, salt and vanilla extract until blended. Stir in Bella Cucina Preserved Lemon until combined.
Fold in sifted flour and baking powder. Add heavy cream, stirring until incorporated. Gently fold in melted butter and olive oil. 
Once combined, pour into pan and bake in center of the oven until golden brown and toothpick placed in center of cake comes out clean, about 60 minutes.
Remove from the oven and set on a wire rack to cool.
For the glaze, whisk sifted powdered sugar with 1 Tablespoon of Lemon Curd and 2 Tablespoons of heavy cream until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cake and let set before slicing. 
Serve with Bella Cucina Preserved Lemon Cream and fresh raspberries.