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Postal Goodness - Part Two!

January 12th, 2007

This postal goodness comes via my own hands. My dear friend Cindy was blogging about things she misses in the Pacific Northwest. Since I’m in the Pacific Northwest… I miss things from the C-word (California) and the Bay Area. I don’t care to argue with anyone (don’t even try… I don’t wanna start a Rosie/Donald thing over bread), but there is no better bread in the US that is as good as bread baked in the Bay Area, more specifically the East Bay and Sonoma County. Canada… I give you the butter credit, especially butter from BC (OMG… YUM!).

So anyhoo… When ever my folks come up to see me, they ALWAYS bring me German Farm Bread from Beckmann’s Old World Bakery. Likewise, when I’m visiting my folks, I always bring this bread back up with me. Shout out to my mom: What gives… only one loaf when you came up? Ok, ok… not like you and Dad didn’t shower me with love and gifts when you came… but only one loaf? I could sit back and pout, or I could do something. I Googled Beckmann’s, got a phone number, called, and asked if their bread was retailed anywhere in the Portland or Seattle area. No… but they do UPS! WHAT… UPS me the bread… right to my front door??? I don’t even have to get dressed and drive 2 or 3 hours? OMG… I’d like six loaves of “oval” German Farm Bread please! A few days later… I’m in bread heaven! BTW… Beckmann’s number in Santa Cruz is (831)-423-2566 and you can find it at better grocery stores in the Bay Area. Now if I could only get a Nation’s Giant Hamburger or an In-n-Out burger UPS’d to me!

I’ve been waiting since JUNE when I first got my chubby little hands on these tickets for tomorrow night! My cousin Bobby hooked me up and tomorrow night is going to be an “A List” blast. I’m sure it will be a night I won’t soon forget! I think Kathy Griffin is so funny, witty and smart… even if she doesn’t read my blog.

And last but not least… I got my Summer Stitchettes to go with the Fall Stitchettes from Hillary Lang. I have no plans yet… maybe a quilt. Maybe tea towels. Who knows, but one thing I do know… these are sooooooooo fugging cute! Anyone with some ideas?

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7 Responses

  1. The fabulous wendewww.evidently.org allegedly said:

    How much do you love good stuff in the mail? These days, the best I get is Netflix. :D

  2. The fabulous The Chicken Lady allegedly said:

    I love getting good mail…not bills. :) And yummy food is really good to get. We’ve ordered from Kansas City Steak and, WOW, yum.

    I am one who doesn’t like CA (I grew up there, but now I’m a PNW chick), but I can appreciate things about what it has to offer. In-N-Out is something I ALWAYS get when I visit. I also go to Vince’s Spaghetti rest. in Ontario. We used to get these cabbage burritos that were to die for, but the place closed down. This summer, I’ll be happy to see the great Pacific! :)

  3. The fabulous PamKittyMorning allegedly said:

    Cool about the bread, now I’ll have to give it a try. And who wouldn’t be cracking up over Kathy Griffin. Have fun!

  4. The fabulous lindiepindiehttp://craftapple.wordpress.com allegedly said:

    I hope you’re enjoying your bread. It seems like you can get practically anything sent to your doors these days. I went to the Chinese grocery store a few months back and saw what looked like my favorite bread on the shelf…covered in mold!!! So sad. Maybe I can find a place that will send me some yummy NaiSu bread!

  5. The fabulous Green Kitchen allegedly said:

    I live down the street from Beckman’s! Funy to see it online. Thanks for stopping by. :)

  6. The fabulous little lovelies allegedly said:

    I love good mail days! I’m doing bedspreads for my kids with my stichettes. WHich should be rather interesting seeing as I have never made a bed spread, lol!

  7. The fabulous LoriLaurieLauri allegedly said:

    Oh ok, it’s bread. I thought it was a buch of hams, which I didn’t think would be a good thing to get in the mail! lol! But bread…bread is good!

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