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Embracing your season...

Posted by Louise Meyers on

It always takes me about a good month to de-compress from the hustle and bustle of the holidays. I find myself more appreciative of the season that I am in, and a quiet and more thoughtful approach to cooking usually ensues. I learned a simply wonderful recipe that I want to share with you, from my oldest daughter, Elizabeth, when we were “iced in” together for a day. Full of complex carbs and natural sweetness it is reminiscent of a warm porridge, but with modern day quickness in preparation.  In a small saucepan add 1 cup cooked quinoa, unsweetened almond...

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Wishlists Have Arrived!

Posted by Louise Meyers on

"When one of my six children ask me, "Mom, what would you like for Christmas?" I usually give them the same answer I've given them for years- "Oh honey, maybe just some nail polish, earrings or how about going to church and breakfast?" I am thinking of making a wishlist with these wants and I am also thinking about adding some new things.   Sound silly? Not really. When you give someone a list it often cuts through the hassle and guesswork and you can focus on what is important- PRECIOUS TIME spent with each other. Lately, Pryde’s customers have...

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3 Fall Home Essentials

Posted by Louise Meyers on

You know how your house has a “season?” At Pryde’s, we delve into all the seasons, but our store truly shines in the fall. The glow of our well-loved wooden floors, the warm patina of French copper, the aromas of pies baking downstairs and the comfort of a hot cup of coffee or tea elevate the senses this time of year. This is when I bring out my Le Creuset Signature Round French Oven. It’s my go-to piece of cookware that gets put to use almost daily in autumn because of its versatility. I have literally cooked a thousand dishes in...

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Real-Life Registries: Butch Rigby and Christy Cubbage Rigby

Posted by Louise Meyers on

Date of marriage: Sept. 26, 2015 What brought you together? Butch: I was at the Plaza Art Fair and looked over at her, and that was it. Christy: He was cute, very outgoing and persistent. What made you decide to register at Pryde’s? Butch: Louise Meyers, Louise Meyers, Louise Meyers. Oh, and terrific staff and terrific selection. And did I mention Louise Meyers? Christy: We were going to tell everyone, "no gifts," but we decided if people want to buy a gift there's nothing better than supporting our favorite local business. Whenever we purchase a wedding gift for a couple,...

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The Newest in Fiesta

Posted by Louise Meyers on

Each year, early March is like the Super Bowl to Fiesta fans. That's when the newest Fiesta color and products are announced. Months later in 2016, Pryde's Fiesta Fans are still feeling the excitement. You might have caught bits and pieces of the news on our Facebook and Instagram channels but here you'll have it one spot! Color of 2016: Claret Fiesta calls this their latest sophisticated color, on the heels of Sage and Slate. Claret, a fashion-forward hue, reminds us of Cinnabar, a retired Fiesta color from about a decade ago. Claret is slightly richer and leans more toward violet....

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