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Ali Knox, the new owner of the downtown shop Charcoal Lane, said her husband Jason did all of the interior improvements at the new shop, including new hardwood flooring, counters, paint and even a secret door! Photo by Dianne Yost

Ali Knox, the new owner of the downtown shop Charcoal Lane, said her husband Jason did all of the interior improvements at the new shop, including new hardwood flooring, counters, paint and even a secret door! Photo by Dianne Yost

By Dianne Lively Yost

Far out Momma! Listen! I’ve got Pandora on my groovy Paramahansa Yogananda Radio station – The perf atmospherics for gettin’ into our out-of-sight Hippie Halloween outfits! Love, love, love! Not war, man! Right on! Momma wants to be a RICH HIPPIE! I’m talkin’ turn on, tune in and drop out . . . your handsome husband’s credit card on the counter! Now that’s what I call psychedelic! Can you dig it? Momma ain’t workin’, but Daddy is! That’s right y’all! Momma and I are bonafied Bohemian Biz Buzz hippies! We ain’t never gettin’ old! Somebody sock it to me! As in let’s get in the shop-local groove or The Man is gonna bring us down! Yeah!

Dianne Lively Yost

Dianne Lively Yost

Right so like this is heavy as in… Y’all are gonna flip ‘cause we gotta a real cool new shop openin’ this week! OK so Charcoal Lane * Home + Design located at 133 South Main Street downtown is havin’ a grand openin’ on Saturday, Oct. 26, but they might, just might open before then so y’all keep watchin’ the shop! Hey but since the Buzz is such a cool cat, I got a sneak peak today! It’s totally chic! They have got fantastic lamps, table linens, dog beds, pillows, furniture, candle holders, foot stools, light fixtures! I could go on and on and on! Anyhow, owner Ali Knox was there with her momma Janet Schultz gettin’ everything ready for the big openin’! Plus Ali’s husband Jason Knox was there and y’all he did all the interior renovations and I mean it’s beautiful! He put in new hardwood flooring, painted the entire store, built a cement countertop… Honey, he even put in a secret door! I love, love it! The best part is that Jason can do remodelin’ for you too! Just call him up at 404-925-4484! Hey and if you need an interior designer, Ali can do that too! In fact, the back of the shop is her consulting office! Y’all check it out this week!

Got the Munchies? Honey, The Caboose in Madison is gonna start servin’ breakfast startin’ Friday, Nov. 1! Right so, from Monday through Saturday you can get your day started at 6:30 a.m. with breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, omelets, cheese grits, hand-made biscuits and more! Plus on Sunday they will have brunch at 11 a.m.! Love it! Y’all check it out!

Downtown Madison’s Belles, Beaux & Gifts, located at 115 South Main Street, has changed its logo and store signage to BB&G! It looks fantastic! So fantastic in fact, Momma and I got a real buzz when we went in there today! Honey, owner Theresa Bishop has flat got so much new merchandise Momma had to stop and breathe into a brown paper bag ‘cause she had one of those “I’ve-got-to-have-everything-in-here-NOW” fits! Anyhow, she mellowed out and we cruised the shop! My fave new item is the Jellycat line! Y’all! Little bunnies, cats and all sorts of stuffed animals! Perf for that precious baby! And, y’all keep this under your hat, but honey the entire back part of the shop is a HOLIDAY WONDERLAND! It flat makes you giddy just to check all the Thanksgivin’ and Christmas presents somebody is gonna have to buy ME! Oh and I flat love the pheasant and turkey ornaments made with real feathers! Y’all go in there and check it all out!

Belles, Beaux & Gifts launched a new logo this week. The downtown Madison shop's logo was shortened to BB&G and its website changed to BBandGhome.com.

Belles, Beaux & Gifts launched a new logo this week. The downtown Madison shop’s logo was shortened to BB&G and its website changed to BBandGhome.com.

Hey! Callin’ all Women In Business! Our next meeting is slated for Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 11:30 a.m. ’til 1 p.m. at the Madison ChopHouse Grille! Our guest speakers are sisters Melissa Cofer Ward and Glenda Cofer, who will share their journey through breast cancer to healing! Y’all don’t want to miss this inspiring story! Call Shey at the Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce at 706-342-4454 to reserve your spot! It’s only $10 per person and that includes tax and gratuity!

That’s it for the Buzz y’all! Have a beautiful, groovy week and shop local every ding dang chance you get! I’ll see all y’all next week: Same time. Same Far Out weekly newspaper! Peace out y’all!

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