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Put some SPRING in Your Plans!

Oh, Winter, Take a Powder! Hyacinths and muscari are pushing through the ground and lavender and thyme are starting to green up in TYF’s little front garden, and that’s all the encouragement I need to THINK SPRING. So fettle your … Continue reading

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What’s New, Pussycat?

Snow? Uh? What is it good for? If you have been snowbound like much of the northeast these past few weeks, you have just about had your fill of being indoors, am I right? Don’t despair, though. Brighter days lie … Continue reading

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Variety is the spice of life

Someone suggested that I list all the teas available at Tickle Your Fancy. I think there are 74 to choose from. Please have a look! 🙂 After all, tea IS the new coffee! Tickle Your Fancy Tea List Green teas … Continue reading

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From Chelsea to You, With Love

One of the most unforgettable features of the Chelsea Flower Show was . . Are you ready? … the washing up fountains inside the tented loos. Leave it to the Brits to turn this most mundane of experiences into a … Continue reading

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Tickle Turns Two

With less than our usual fanfare, Tickle Your Fancy (TYF) will celebrate its second birthday this week. What can you expect to find should you stroll in for a visit this week? Do expect tea. Expect the best tea. Expect … Continue reading

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Hope Floats

White clouds scuttle across an azure sky this morning and that, along with temperatures in the low 60’s, has created a floaty optimism in me — the kind of feeling that engenders a playful spirit. What could be a more … Continue reading

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Silver Ship Just in Time for September

The Silver Ship sailed right into Tickle Your Fancy yesterday afternoon and you will not believe the gorgeous treasures it carried. Carnelian, moonstone, onyx and amethyst embedded in silver rings both plain and ornate. How will I bear to part … Continue reading

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Storied Store

When I started my little McConnellsburg-based business in the Albert Stoner building, I wanted to pay homage to its strong place in local history and owner Glenn Cordell and Stoner/Lodge heir and friend Melissa Horton have proven invaluable allies in … Continue reading

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Author Michael Henry to Visit Tickle Your Fancy

Have you ever wondered what it takes to write a book? Ever wonder about the story behind publishing and promoting? Plan to be at TYF on Friday, August 9, 2013 at noon to hear local author Michael Henry discuss his … Continue reading

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“Girls” Rule

More than a decade ago NEWSWEEK chose as their cover story the women’s World Cup victory captioned with the words, “Girls Rule.” What a powerful cover! What a powerful image! Today I am choosing to share with you a pic … Continue reading

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