Biz Buzz: “Blow Out” Tour of Homes, great shopping and a few of my favorite things

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By Dianne Lively Yost, Biz Buzz Honey we had a 2013 Town & Country Holiday Tour of Homes BLOW OUT last week! I’m talkin’ about 2,400 people came despite the rainy forecast! Ricardo’s Kussenio was jammed packed with people and one of the tour goers told the Biz Buzz that her group “Just loved Ricardo’s!” As to other downtown businesses: “We had a fantastic weekend! It was much better than we expected considering the weather,” said David Stone of Amici Italian Café. “The crowds were good and their spirits were …

Biz Buzz – Ding Dang Dong! It’s time for a song!

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By Dianne Lively Yost, Biz Buzz Columnist But before we start the music, y’all need to put a few things on your calendar! First up! Amelia’s at 172 South Main Street in downtown Madison is hostin’ a Sorrelli Jewelry Trunk Show this Friday, Dec. 6 from 12:30 p.m. til 5 p.m.! Check out the ad in this week’s Citizen to see how fabulous this jewelry line is! Plus there will be libations and goodies! Next up is the Jefferson Square Parkside Blockparty Friday Dec. 6 from 5 p.m. til 8 …

There’s no real reason to go elsewhere when you can shop locally

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By Dianne Lively Yost, Columnist Momma’s got PawPaw’s fine binoculars and her birdin’ britches on! And you know what that means: She’s tendin’ to her nest egg! Let’s spy on her for a bit from the kitchen window! There she is now . . . right over by the big oak tree in the cow pasture! Well I’ll be dad blasted! Momma’s done built a tree house up there near her nest egg and she’s just a climbin’! What the? “Aiyeeeeeee!” Momma’s screamin’ like a banshee chasin’ a rascal raccoon …

Biz Buzz Bucks the Trend and Heads To Cowboys in the Country!

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by Dianne Lively Yost, Biz Buzz Columnist Yeehaw y’all! Momma’s all geared up in her cowboy boots and hat! Let’s head over to the barn and the ridin’ yard to watch her break Pappy – Morgan County’s meanest, baddest Pony! I’m talkin’ he bites, kicks, bucks, rears up and runs like a hyper hyena! Pappy’s goin’ down today! Go Momma! Show Pappy who’s the boss! Whoa Nelly! Pappy’s done bit Momma on the bowhonker and she’s as mad as a mule eatin’ bumblebees! I’m talkin’ steam is pourin’ from her …

Biz Buzz: Shake it on over to Dancing with the Stars Nov. 14!

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Dianne Lively Yost, Biz Buzz Hummm. . . . This ain’t right! It’s K.C. and the Sunshine Band! Somebody’s done turned it up! Way up! Everybody get on the floor. Let’s Dance. Don’t fight .. the feelin’ give yourself a chance. Shake-Shake-Shake. Shake-Shake-Shake. Shake your booty! Shake your booty . . . Ahhh Shake-Shake-Shake, Shake-Shake-Shake, Shake your booty. ShootFire Momma! Where’d you get that ‘70s jumpsuit and PawPaw how are you dancin’ in those platform shoes? What would the preacher say? Lord Have Mercy! Momma and PawPaw are flat Dancin’ …

Momma! Add it to my Christmas list!

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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 …