Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Oh, for the love...

I am terrible at naming things. When I bought the food cart, I had a contest with my friends- whoever came up with the best name got a case of beer. The cart became A La Carte and I was happy until later when my 8 yr. old step-daughter came up with the name Future Taco. Yup, that was better but it was to late.
Now the food cart is no more (anyone want to buy it?) and the time has come to name my new venture. I am going to sell my preserves and I need a name. For days I have been thinking about a name but it's getting a little ridiculous with ideas like "Fruitastic Preserves", etc. Can you help?

Here are the rules:

1) It can't have my name in it.
2) It needs to be relatively short and end in preserves- i.e. "Naked Berry Preserves"
3) I do jams, jellies, pickles, chutneys and syrups using fruit and vegetables so it should be inclusive. Naked Berry is actually my favorite so far but I have nixed it for this reason.

That's it. I'm thinking that since I haven't blogged regularly since May, I don't have many readers left so to sweeten the deal, if you link to this contest on your blog, I will send you a jar of preserves of your choice. Please leave a comment so I can contact you!

You don't need a blog to win, though. If I choose a winner from comments left on the blog, the winner will get a six-pack of my favorite preserves from this season. Apricot vanilla butter, yum!

In the future, I will have a website where you can place an order.

Entries need to be in by October 15th- the day I get back from my honeymoon. Thanks in advance for your help.


At 11:49 AM, Blogger allisonmariecat said...

Okay, I'm sending some knitters your way :) I keep coming up with the WORST names, but maybe someone else will do better :)

Congrats on your new business! That's so exciting!

At 1:21 PM, Blogger trek said...

Knitter checking in here. Does it have to end in "preserves"? I like the "Well Preserved" line as in "Well Preserved Peach Chutney", "Well Preserved Blackberry Jam", and "Well Preserved Hot Peppers".

At 8:10 PM, Blogger Michelle Ossiander said...

sealed with ______

while I was naked

Canned goodness

I am sure I will come up with something else.

At 8:56 PM, Blogger Michelle Ossiander said...

opps, I forgot that you wanted preserves in the name.

year round preserves

rustic preserves

elegant preserves

preserved goodness

kniky preserves

retro preserves

clasic preserves

ultra coolness preserved

steamy preserves


far out

I do not know why I am doing this. I have cold and just got stuck on it.

At 10:16 AM, Blogger allisonmariecat said...

My hubby just came up with this, which I think is cute:

Pickled Tink Preserves

(you know, Tickled Pink, but reversed initials)

At 10:36 AM, Anonymous Lisa F. said...

Hi Lee,

how about "Simply Scrumptious Preserves"

Happy Honeymoon!


At 5:36 PM, Blogger Stephanie said...

Produce Passion Preserves!

Well, I'll link to you. Maybe you'll get something better.

At 5:37 PM, Blogger Becky said...

How about one of the following:

Nature Preserves
Nature's Bounty Preserves
Epicurean Preserves

Anyway, good luck!


At 6:16 PM, Blogger QoE said...

How about "Not Your Mother's Preserves"?
That would make me want to check it out ;-D
Cathy in MN

At 8:58 PM, Anonymous Candace said...

My husband suggests:

Private reserve preserves

I really like Becky's suggestion of "Nature Preserves".

At 5:34 AM, Blogger Stephieface said...

I really dig trek's "Well Preserved" and you could have a wee dino stuck in a 'jam' as your logo.

In A Jam Preserves
Bottled Up Preserves
Hot & Sticky Preserves (from what I remember making preserves with my Grandma, hot & sticky is how I usually ended up ;D )

At 6:08 PM, Anonymous lisa F. said...

another thought...

'perky pantry preserves'

i'm sick with a cold, so that's the best i could think of right now. blah...

see ya soon!


At 4:48 PM, Blogger Becky said...

"Conservation Preserves" might be nice, especially if you want to make a slight environmental statement of conservation of nature preserves nature, especially if all your preserves are made as much as possible with local ingredients.

Anyway, just a thought!


At 5:18 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

How about:
Salivation Army Preserves?


At 5:24 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oooh! How about:
Cadavier Preserves
Touchticle Preserves!!!


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