Friday, December 5, 2014


Here are two delicious recipes to use with Green Olive & Pimento Dip and ChocCherry Amaretto Dip from KC Innovations that are quick. easy and will make you a hit at any party.  Nina Ward will be sampling these Saturday, Dec. 6, at A WORLD OF GOOD from 10:00 - 5:00.  These are perfect for taking to work for an office party or holiday gathering at your home.
KC Innovations Choco Cherry Tarts
What you need:
24 mini tart shells using your favorite pie crust recipe or purchase prepared mini-tart shells.
1 jar KC Innovation s Choc cherry Amaretto Dip
24 frozen black cherries pitted, thawed and drained.
3 tablespoons sugar
8 ounce dark chocolate candy bar broken into pieces
4 tablespoons cream

What you do:
-Glaze the cherries by heating them with the sugar in a sauté pan over medium heat, swirling the pan to prevent the cherries from burning.  When sugar glazes the cherries and begins to thicken remove from heat and allow to cool.
- Heat the dark chocolate and cream together in a small heatproof bowl  over a pot of simmering water, stirring until smooth.
-Fill each mini-tart shell with 1 tablespoon  KC Innovations Choco Cherry Amaretto Dip. -Center 1 cherry atop the dip in each shell.   
-Top with a spoonful of the melted dark chocolate. Cool.
-Garnish with piped whipped cream.

KC Innovations Green Olive Tapanade
What you need:
1 cup green olives with pimento
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 jar KC Innovations Green Olive and Pimento Dip
fresh cracked pepper

What you do:
-Pulse olives with minced garlic, lemon zest and olive oil I n food processor.
-Add I jar KC Innovation s Green Olive & Pimento Dip and pulse just enough to blend into chunky to olive mixture.
-Serve as a spread with crusty sour dough bread chunks or slices.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014


Anyone can try their hand at making a collage. Here's your chance! Join Lisa Freeman in the studio at A WORLD OF GOOD this Friday and create your own wood block collage. Limited materials (wood base, crepe paper, magazines to cut apart, scissors, brushes and Mod Podge) are provided but you need to come with an idea. Is there a quote that is near and dear to your heart? Are you passionate about anything in particular? Ponder the possibilities and come be creative on Friday. This workshop is ongoing throughout the day on Friday. and can be done into time. Cost is $10 per wood block.
Just drop in when please!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

CREATIVE WORKSHOPS for FUNDAY, Saturday, December 6

Give a little of yourself this season by making one of your holiday gifts. Look at these fun Creative Workshops you
can take this Saturday, December 6 at A WORLD OF GOOD.
Sign up by emailing to or just show up and get going!

Put together a permanent arrangement of faux succulents that looks real. Pick a container, and build your arrangement!

11-12: LITTLE FATTY BOOK WORKSHOP with Robin Mackintosh  $10
What is a Little Fatty? A book made from all of your recycled papers and cardboard. Once you learn to make a Little Fatty, you can make any size, any shape, the trashbin is your only limit! This is a fun easy book making process. The Fatties can be used as journals, love note books, smash books, you name it! You will learn how to make your cover, cut your pages and bind your Fatty. We will be making a 3" x 3" book. Robin will provide materials for your book.  Do bring trash paper for your pages to make your book more personal.

1-2: HANDMADE PAPER WREATH with Shelly Pinto $10
Join Shelly in making a one of a kind Handmade Paper Wreath that you can put on your door or give as a gift to a friend. All materials are provided. Just show up and she will walk you through the steps to making a lovely handmade paper wreath. 

Build an outdoor garland for the holidays from a selection of cast concrete shapes. You'll paint them and wire them together just in time to put up outside for the holidays. You can even add glitter if you want sparkle!

If you can't make the other workshop times, here's your chance to get in on the fun.  we'll help you make any of these projects.


Come shop A WORLD Of GOOD  for our final weekend, December 5, 6 and 7 from 10-5 each day. Saturday is our Funday event with treats to sample, live musicians, drawings for great gift packages and Creative Workshops where you can work with artists to make a gift for Christmas.
We have specials on select products that day as well.  How about this?
 All holiday stakes and wreaths are 25% off that day, all day!