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Sustainable Midlands Holiday Celebration

For those who love to shop local, eat local and live local, the Monday after Thanksgiving in Columbia, S.C. is an unofficial holiday. Each year on Monday evening, after Turkey Day weekend has wound down, historic 701 Whaley gets decked out for the Sustainable Midlands Holiday Celebration, a fun, festive vendor fair where you will find nothing but homemade items from South Carolina, snacks and drinks from beloved local restaurants, and a buzzing gathering of our region’s community of makers, artisans, green advocates, environmental champions and all-around groovy people.

We are thrilled to be one of the vendors at their pop-up holiday market this year! Come see us on Monday November 30, 2015,  from 4:30 p.m – 8:30 p.m. at 701 Whaley Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

You can try some gingerbread and get a sneak peek at all of Blue Flour’s holiday sugar cookie shapes, including Santa, sleighs, reindeer, gingerbread guys and girls, Christmas trees, angels and holiday wreaths. We’ll see you there!

 

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Holiday Gifts and DIY Cookie Kits

Along with our holiday-themed sugar cookies, we also have the perfect gifts for corporate holiday parties, teachers, coaches and clients; our mini sugar cookie tray works wonders to convey happiness and gratitude!

‘Tis also the season for stocking up on family and friend host gifts and presents for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Years.

Our cookies are rich, sweet and flavorful on top of looking really cool, so adults and kids alike tend to go, “Oooh!” and “Ahhh!” when they open the box and see the nifty designs, and then you’ll hear a second round of “Mmmm!” and “Whoa!” when they unwrap and taste the cookies. It’s pretty fun.

And you’re in luck, we will ship them for you too! Our boxes range from $25.00 to $100.00. You can order online on our website for shipping to the lower 48 states, or you can call or come into the store where we have a wider selection.

We can even create custom cookie designs for you, whether it’s a company logo, a sports team mascot or maybe you just want some mini sugar cookies in Grandma’s favorite colors to make her smile on Christmas Day after she’s cooked all morning long. We love baking, being creative and delighting our customers.

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Want to decorate your own sugar cookies with your family? Try our NAKED cookies! We bake and you decorate. For a fun DIY craft night, we provide a cookie decorating kit with fresh-baked, un-frosted sugar cookies, frosting and sprinkles. Take them home and have a do-it-yourself cookie decorating party, without all of the mixing, beating, kneading, whipping and other time-consuming prep work!

Worried about your decorating skills? Not a problem:  we also offer personalized Christmas sugar cookie stockings, as well as mini sugar and mini gingerbread cookie gift bags. We can write your family’s names in icing; just let us know what you’d like for them to say.

Need a stocking stuffer? We stock lovely jars of local honey, nut butters and jams that make perfect stocking stuffers and gifts.

Please note, we are taking a break from brunch in December to bake cookies, but we will be open Mondays and will have extended hours in December. Our December 2015 hours are as follows:

Monday: 10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Tuesday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

Come visit us at the bakery (just a hop and a skip from the shopping at Harbison), or maybe we’ll see you at the Sustainable Midlands Holiday Celebration on Monday!

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