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Sweetheart's Nest, Inc
Summer In The Country, May 26th, 2010
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2.  As some of you know we have been working on our first cookbook for some time now & in honor of Christmas In July we are looking for some of your favorite family traditions or memories for the holiday season that we could share in our new book! 
 Contact us & tell us a favorite memory or tradition that you hold dear to your heart!   You will then automatically be entered in our drawing for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate & if we use your memory or tradition
in our new book you will receive a complimentary copy of it!  Good Luck!!!

Retailer's Corner
A word of advice for the holiday shopping season~  Due to the slow economy, this year many retailers & their wholesalers have cut way back on the quantity of products they have purchased for the upcoming holiday shopping season. This is bad news for shoppers because if you take the time to think about your  purchase, odds are, when you go back to get it, they will be sold out.  My advice to you, would be to start your shopping early this season & don't hesitate if you find that perfect gift!

PS: While this is true of our industry as a whole and we have heard it over and over from our vendors. It has actually not affected our companies sales. Thanks to our fabulous customers, Sweetheart's Nest continues to grow and flourish, and because of that, we have more new products coming in for the fall shopping season than we ever have before. The problem we may run into though, is with reorders. So many shops and because of them, so many wholesalers have gone out of business that it may be impossible to replenish inventory when it gets low.  

Just for Sweetheart's

A little Summer Romance!
The sun is shining, the birds are singing and love is in the air. Nothing says romance like a private picnic in the park. You don't have to wait for the weekend and you don't even need to spend all day in the kitchen preparing the meal. And truth be told, you don't even need a picnic basket. All you really need is someone special to share the experience with, a quick stop at the local deli and a blanket. When was your last picnic for two? Why waste another lunch, trapped inside the local burger joint, when mother nature's restaurant is always open. Why not add a little romance to lunch with a surprise picnic for two. And while it is ok to plan and prepare, don't make a chore out of it. After all, the purpose was for the two of you to enjoy a romantic lunch together. Not for it to be so much work, that you don't want to do it again next week. So go ahead bring your sandwich and your thermos, but just remember when it's time to eat your fruit, it is so much sweeter when it's eaten from your sweetheart's hand!

See our ads in the following magazines!
 Romantic Homes June 2010
June Issue 2010
 Tea Time Magazine May June
May/June Issue 2010
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Welcome everyone to our Summer newsletter! Summer is that time of year to start planning for Father's Day, The 4th Of July, picnics, potlucks, backyard barbecues & all the fun in the sun activities you can think of!
It is hard to believe but we have already started receiving our Fall shipments! We have so many gorgeous products coming in over the next few months, you absolutely must, check out our New Arrivals category weekly just to keep up with all the fabulous finds!

Some of you may have noticed our subtle hints for our all new online boutique.  The shop is really starting to come together now, our fabulous graphic artist has really out done herself this time. We have started to fill the shelves with hundreds of great new products in anticipation of our July Grand Opening! Stay tuned, more news coming soon! 

Congratulations to Lisa K. of Newburg, Missouri who won our Sweetheart's Nest monthly drawing. Lisa, if your reading this please contact us as soon as possible. (We have been unable to reach you.  Lisa won, a set of
our beautiful Ruffle Cake Stands! 
  Ruffle Cake Stands

We are adding more great products almost every day!
 Here's a look at some of the great new products that we have added this week!  Make sure to check out our newly added 4th of July category!      
Angel Cupcake Birthday Topper
Angel Cupcake Birthday Topper  
Here is a sneak peak of a couple of fall items we already have in stock! 
 Frisky Kitty On a Spindle
Jolly spook candy buckets
Be sure to check out our blog for all the latest Sweetheart's Nest News.
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These Lemon Squares are an addictive confection & make a refreshing summer treat!
Lemon Squares 
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 
1/4 cup confectioners sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups (3 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut in to small pieces
6 large eggs
2 to 3 cups granulated sugar
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
1/2 cup lemon juice
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Confectioners sugar, for dusting
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. To prepare the crust , in a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar & salt.  With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse cornmeal.  Press the dough into a 17-by-12-by-1-inch baking sheet.  Bake for 15 minutes, or until the crust is lightly browned.
To make the filling in a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat the eggs until blended, then beat in the sugar.  Add the zest and gradually fold in the lemon juice.  Sift the flour and baking powder into the egg mixture and blend until smooth. 
Pour the mixture over the crust snd bake for 25 minutes.  Let coolin the pan on a rack.  Using a sharp knife, carefully cut into squares and dust with confectioners sugar.  Makes 4 dozen squares. 
 Thank You For Your Business!
We know that you have many choices of places to shop.  With that in mind we are always looking for ways to improve your shopping experience. 
Are you looking for something special and can't find it anywhere?  We may be able to help, we have thousands of suppliers.  Let us help you track down that special item!
Just drop us a note, we would love to hear from you!
Happy Summer!
Nathan & Linda
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