Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Yummy Sweet Treats!

Do you love sweet treats? Have I found the perfect shop for you!! Grandma Althea's Kitchen has the most amazing snacks I've seen! I get the munchies every time I go to her shop :)


*Where are you from? Tell us a bit about yourself.
I am originally from a tiny town near Pittsburgh, PA. I am going to be visiting family all over PA, FL, and NC until sometime in January, but plan to continue my shop. Most of my family are good cooks. Making holiday cookies and chocolates together is actually a family tradition we do every year between Thanksgiving and Christmas.


*How did you decide on your shop name? Why did you start your business?
I'm a Grandma, and my name is Althea. I just recently started it after hearing about Etsy. I think its great that there is a place for handmade items!

*When did you start candy and treats?
I've made them as long as I can remember!

*Is there one treat YOU can't resist?
Blackberry pie made by my Grandmother, before she passed away. She was actually an awful cook, blackberry pie was the only thing she really made well!


*What would you love to add to your creating space?
I'm not really sure what you mean by creating space, if you mean my Etsy, I'd love to add pies, but I'm afraid that the post office would not pay attention to "This way up" labels. I may send a few test ones and find out.


*What’s your supply addiction; is there a specific color or type of supply you just can’t pass up?
As in ingredients? Hmmm, generally it's more like a recipie that looks great that I just have to try! I really like allrecipies.com as it has a rating system, as well as Taste Of Home magazine.


*Which item in your shop did you enjoy making the most and why?
The Tom Turkeys are about to be retired as it's passing Thanksgiving, so my new favorite are the brownie trees! Although the fortune cookie cards are pretty fun, too!



7 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness!!

    Everything looks so delish!!

    I'm sure nothing would survive the trip overseas, BUT I can send some treats to my sister-in-law in WI!!

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  2. OH WOW :0) those make me hungry...yum!!!
    Hope you are doing well Audrey, I revamped my blog and had to reload your button, but now I also have a button I would love grabbed.
    Have a great day~cyndejo
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  3. Gawd, those little trees look absolutely fabulous.

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  4. oh yummy.. everything looks so good! i wouldn't mind sinking my teeth into one of those tree cakes!

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  5. Yum!! Scrumptious looking!! The Pretzels look so good!!

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  6. Oh YUMMY! Now I'VE got the munchies too! I love how original and visually appealing her work is.

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  7. These look scrumptious. I'm SO off to "heart' that etsy shop. Thanks for sharing!
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