Get out of the house and come hang out with us in the shop! Kiddos will definitely have a good time at this morning of crafts, books, and snack creation!

Please note that registration is required for this event to ensure we have enough supplies for all of our guests.

Cost – $5 per family

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions prior to your ticket purchase.

February’s selection is Jello-O Girls by Allie Rowbottom 

In 1899, Allie Rowbottom’s extended family bought the patent to Jell-O for $450. The sale would turn out to be one of the most profitable business deals n American History, and the generations that followed enjoyed immense privilege- but they were also haunted by suicides, cancer, alcoholism, and mysterious ailments.

More than 100 years later, Rowbottom’s mother, Mary, began obsessively researching her family’s past, determined to understand and combat what she had come to consider the “Jell-O curse”. Before she died, Mary passed her research along to Rowbottom, in the hope that her daughter might someday write what she could not. Jell-O Girls is the liberation of that story.

A gripping examination of the dark side of an iconic American product and a moving portrait of the women who lived in its long shadow, Jell-O Girls is a family history, a feminist history, and a story of motherhood, love, and loss.

Purchase of the book from the shop is not required, but we do have copies available. RSVP’s are helpful so we know who to expect.

Get out of the house and come hang out with us in the shop! Kiddos will definitely have a good time at this morning of crafts, books, and snack creation!

Please note that registration is required for this event to ensure we have enough supplies for all of our guests.

Cost – $5 per family

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions prior to your ticket purchase.

Join us in the bookshop kitchen with Hillary Needham! She’ll be talking chicken and what to do with it! She’ll start at the beginning, with how to cook a whole chicken and walk attendees through three different meals, Chicken and Noodles, Chicken Fried Rice, and White Chicken Enchiladas. She’ll also give you a few other ideas of dinners and give great tips (including the best way to freeze and thaw) along the way.

Space is limited to 8 participants.

Please note that while we are unable to serve wine, you are welcome to bring your own bottle to enjoy during the event.

Cost – $65 per person

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions prior to your ticket purchase.

 

Get out of the house and come hang out with us in the shop! Kiddos will definitely have a good time at this morning of crafts, books, and snack creation!

Please note that registration is required for this event to ensure we have enough supplies for all of our guests.

Cost – $5 per family

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions prior to your ticket purchase.

Get out of the house and come hang out with us in the shop! Kiddos will definitely have a good time at this morning of crafts, books, and snack creation!

Please note that registration is required for this event to ensure we have enough supplies for all of our guests.

Cost – $5 per family

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions prior to your ticket purchase.

Get out of the house and come hang out with us in the shop! Kiddos will definitely have a good time at this morning of crafts, books, and snack creation!

Please note that registration is required for this event to ensure we have enough supplies for all of our guests.

Cost – $5 per family

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions prior to your ticket purchase.

January’s selection is The Coincidence of Coconut Cake by Amy Reichert

You’ve Got Mail meets How to Eat a Cupcake in this delightful novel about a talented chef and the food critic who brings down her restaurant—whose chance meeting turns into a delectable romance of mistaken identities.

In downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lou works tirelessly to build her beloved yet struggling French restaurant, Luella’s, into a success. She cheerfully balances her demanding business and even more demanding fiancé…until the morning she discovers him in the buff—with an intern.

Witty yet gruff British transplant Al is keeping himself employed and entertained by writing scathing reviews of local restaurants in the Milwaukee newspaper under a pseudonym. When an anonymous tip sends him to Luella’s, little does he know he’s arrived on the worst day of the chef’s life. The review practically writes itself: underdone fish, scorched sauce, distracted service—he unleashes his worst.

The day that Al’s mean-spirited review of Luella’s runs, the two cross paths in a pub: Lou drowning her sorrows, and Al celebrating his latest publication. As they chat, Al playfully challenges Lou to show him the best of Milwaukee and she’s game—but only if they never discuss work, which Al readily agrees to. As they explore the city’s local delicacies and their mutual attraction, Lou’s restaurant faces closure, while Al’s column gains popularity. It’s only a matter of time before the two fall in love…but when the truth comes out, can Lou overlook the past to chase her future?

Set in the lovely, quirky heart of Wisconsin, The Coincidence of Coconut Cake is a charming love story of misunderstandings, mistaken identity, and the power of food to bring two people together.

 

Purchase of the book from the shop is not required, but we do have copies available. RSVP’s are helpful so we know who to expect.

Get out of the house and come hang out with us in the shop! Kiddos will definitely have a good time at this morning of crafts, books, and snack creation!

Please note that registration is required for this event to ensure we have enough supplies for all of our guests.

Cost – $5 per family

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions prior to your ticket purchase.

Get out of the house and come hang out with us in the shop! Kiddos will definitely have a good time at this morning of crafts, books, and snack creation!

Please note that registration is required for this event to ensure we have enough supplies for all of our guests.

Cost – $5 per family

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions prior to your ticket purchase.