Cookbook Update #11: Taste of Clarkesville


Although I didn’t have the cookbook in hand to sell,the Taste of Clarkesville on Saturday, September 24th was a great success. It was exciting to see so much “foot traffic” in downtown.  I surprised myself by getting to the square by 9:15 (the Taste started at 11:00) even after getting change at the bank.  Then I realized I had forgotten my cell phone.  All is good, I was able to collect more “parts” for my booth.  My space needed some height and I loaded up a three-piece shelving unit, grabbed a box of table decor (which I put in each of the spaces on the shelves), large teapot decor from my home front entrance and another tablecloth and managed to create a background for my table.  I had printed out two Katie Rivers photos to complete the look.  I set out a demo tea tasting and gave out sample pages of the cookbook and business cards with the cover on the front side.  I did pre-sell one book.

My kickstarter project is now at 26% funded!  I’m right on track with amount raised and amount of days gone. Only 21 days to go.

If you know anyone who might want to be a backer on the cookbook please send them to A Dollop and A Pinch page.

After cleaning up the booth, Melea and I hung around town to go to Diary of Anne Frank at Habersham Community Theater and it was definitely a grand ending to a marvelous day.

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About deairby

From a small Mississippi town and have lived my adult life in the south. I am the wife of Tom Irby since 1974, mother of 8, grandmother of 8, lover of Truth, previous owner of The Baron York Tea Room Cafe and Gift Shop (7 years), cookbook writer, moderator of the Small Business forum on Social Media Examiner, enjoy life and all the adventure God brings my way.
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