At times tea was valued at almost a month’s wages for a pound of the dried leaves. It was stored in special lock boxes, and the lady of the house was the only one entrusted with the precious key. So precious a commodity in fact that serving tea became a ritual, something to be properly taught and practiced by all of good breading.
Small and large movie theatres quite frequency have some kind of sweepstakes. So many times you can sign up for a ‘points’ card — and get a couple free tickets at the same time. And then on top of that — enter the sweepstakes to win MORE tickets! So definitely a win-win situation!
We will start getting our troops out of Iraq. Talks will be had to determine what steps we can take to safely return our soldiers home. Deep appreciation will be felt for our surviving war heroes. A movement will be made towards seeking resolution to the disputes in Iraq and other places beyond our borders.
The second course is the “bread” course. This course normally consists of breads that are not too sweet; traditionally scones or tea bread is the guest of honor for this course. However bite sized muffins are an acceptable substitute. Of course one must not forget the preserves, strawberry is traditional, but the exotic can add spice to this course as well. This is the course in which clotted cream is normally served, sometimes you can fitness evolution jars of “Devonshire” cream at the more exclusive specialty markets, however unsweetened whipped cream is an american version of this sinful delight.
Since the 1970s small town storefronts have been boarding up their windows, but one of the last remnants of Main Street America, the thrift store, remains.
When you shop with a locally-owned, small business retailer, of every 0 you spend returns to your local community. The obvious ways it returns are sales, payroll, and property taxes. Those taxes pay teacher salaries who educate our children, municipal utility crews who go out in ice storms and restore our electricity, water treatment plant operators who keep our drinking water safe, and other services.
If you purchase these items in bulk these costs should not exceed 20-30 cents per snow cone. Gross profit can easily exceed .75 to over per snow cone. Now your job is to maximize sales in order to cover your operating costs. Rent, utilities and labor won’t really change whether you have 1 customer or 100 customers in an hour.