This Week at Mon Ami!

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Greetings! It’s another busy, bustling week ahead at Mon Ami and Cindy Wobbe Estate Sales. Diane is preparing some delicious lunch specials (check out the Shrimp Melt on Tuesday and the Spinach Frittata on Thursday) and my estate sales team is working overtime prepping for another fabulous sale this Friday and Saturday here in Florence. It’s also the beginning of Rhody Court presentations so I’ll be spending the next several weeks escorting our nine amazing senior girls and boys to local civic organizations for introductions. This afternoon, we’re headed to Elderberry Square to visit all of the residents there and hand out homemade cards that each of our kids have made. If you want to watch a miracle happen, just take a bunch of delightful princesses into a memory care unit and watch them hand out hugs and happiness to the residents. Wish I could take a video to share with you – it’s a beautiful thing to watch.

Upcoming Estate Sale: This Friday & Saturday, 9-3, we’ll be in Florentine Estates for a FABULOUS sale. Lots of beautiful treasures in this lovely home, including a Kimball grand piano, queen oak sleigh bed, two refrigerators, washer & dryer, antiques, artwork, bar, a cook’s kitchen full of necessities, and a garage full of stuff we haven’t even begun to tackle! Florentine Estates is a gated community. You will need to line up and enter at the 35th Street entrance (off Hwy. 101) and follow the map the gate attendant hands you (or just follow my signs once you’re in). We are not allowed to post the street address, but you won’t have any trouble finding it. I’ll be sharing a web album in a few days.

From the Mon Ami Cafe …

Monday: Chicken Salsa Verde grilled Panini. Soup: Creamy Enchilada

Tuesday: Shrimp Melt with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Mayo. Soup: Sweet Potato-Ginger Bisque.

Wednesday: Vegetarian Chili Cornbread Sandwich. Soup: Broccoli-Cheese.

Thursday: Spinach Frittata on Sourdough. Soup: Hearty White bean & Tomato.

Friday: Italian Grilled Ham & Swiss. Soup: Italian Wedding.

This Week’s Dessert: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Wishing you a wonderful week full of Grace & Plenty,
Cindy Wobbe, Diane Marti and the Mon Ami Gang

This Week at Mon Ami

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Greetings!  It is a beeeeeeuuuuuutiful day here in Florence!  We’ve got a busy week here in Mon Ami Land ahead of us.  We continue to bring in some lovely pieces here at the shop from a local estate, and the team is working hard to prepare for our upcoming sale this Friday & Saturday.  Here’s a little more info for you …

 
Estate Sale this Friday & Saturday (2/27-28).  This is a complete liquidation of the contents of both the home and garage.  As I mentioned last week, this sale is conducted on behalf of Bill and Virginia Butt who many of you will recognize as long-time supporters of our local events center.  Virginia is also an accomplished artist.  Both have moved to Elderberry Square care center and it is our privilege to handle the disposition of their home.  You’ll find a plethora of lovely things here – furniture & antiques, art/painting/needlwork supplies (including a sweet little French portable easel that makes me wish I could paint!), lots and lots of household goods and kitchen appliances, a garage full of tools, clothing, and many of Virginia’s original paintings (as well as one of local artist Bernie Herr).  I’ve posted a few pictures on my website atwww.cindywobbeestates.com and will send out a full picture album on Wednesday.
 
Upcoming Sale:  Hot on the heels of this weekend’s sale is another FABULOUS sale on 3/6 and 3/7 in Florentine Estates.  Stay tuned!
 
From the Cafe at Mon Ami –  Diane is cooking some delicious favorites this week!
 
Monday
Chicken & Asparagus Walkabout
Soup:  Ginger Carrot Bisque
 
Tuesday
Savory Beef Pot Pie
Soup:  Fresh Pea
 
Wednesday
Meatball Marinara Hoagie
Soup:  Hearty Vegetable
 
Thursday
Turkey-Bacon/Avocado on Sourdough
Soup:  Cream of Tomato
 
Friday
Roasted Vegetable Panini
Soup:  Beefy Noodle
 
This Week’s Dessert … Dutch Apple Pie
 
Friday Night Take-Home Supper … Chicken Sour Cream Enchiladas

This Week at Mon Ami

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Greetings to you on this beautiful, sunny Monday morning!  We had a fabulous weekend here at Mon Ami as we hosted our 17th annual Valentine’s Day High Tea!  Diane created a truly wonderful menu that was enjoyed by a packed house for both seatings.  Feel free to click down on this page for pictures!
Upcoming Estate Sales
 
February 27 & 28 … my team will be conducting a “downsizing” estate sale on behalf of Bill & Virginia Butz the last weekend of this month.   Bill and Virginia have been long time customers of Mon Ami and familiar faces to everyone as ushers at the FEC.  They have moved to Elderberry Square.  We are busy pricing the items in their lovely home on 10th street and will have a house and garage full of furniture, tools, art supplies, and household goods for you to choose from.
 
March 6 & 7 … the first weekend of March, we’ll be in Florentine Estates showcasing a beautiful home full of lovely furnishings, including a baby grand piano!  
 
I’ll have more info to follow on both of these sales and will let you know when pictures are up for your viewing.
 
From the Mon Ami Cafe …
 
Monday
Egg Salad Sandwich
Soup:  Tomato Basil
 
Tuesday
All-American Grilled Cheese
Soup:  Chicken Noodle
 
Wednesday
Ham & Swiss Panini
Soup:  Navy Bean
 
Thursday
Chicken-Bacon-Cheddar Club
Soup:  Potato-Leek
 
Friday
French Dip w/au Jus
Soup:  Cream of Asparagus
 
Dessert of the Week:  Cherry Crisp
 
Friday Night Take-Home Supper:  Roast Beef & Mashed Potatoes
Sending you cheery warm wishes for a wonderful week!
Grace & Plenty,
Cindy Wobbe, Diane Marti and the Mon Ami Team

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Greetings on a wet & windy coastal morning! I bought a couple of flats of pansies yesterday, thinking I’d pop them in the ground today for a hint of spring …. well, that’s not gonna happen!

 
Valentine’s Day High Tea:  Our 1pm seating is full, but we still have a few tables available at the 11am seating.  Diane has prepared a spectacular menu for this coming Saturday’s special event and we’re looking forward to a wonderful tea!  You can make your reservation by calling Mon Ami at 541-997-9234.
 
Estate Liquidation:  THIS FRIDAY 9-3 at the Mon Ami Annex  (two doors down from Mon Ami).  We’re moving the last items from estates in Florentine, Coast Village, and Greentrees and will be opening on Friday for a one day sale.  Lots of tools, kitchen & household goods, depression glass, dressers, odds & ends.  We’ll also have some of the antique pieces moved into Mon Ami, including Persian rugs, European tapestries, a large collection of cast iron trivets, some vintage fur coats, and a plethora of interesting “stuff”.  I’ll be sending out a web album Wednesday or Thursday.
 
Mon Ami Cafe Weekly Menu …
Monday
Bratwurst Kraut Hoagie w/slaw
Soup:  Creamy zucchini
 
Tuesday
Super Sloppy Joes
Soup:  Chicken ‘n Rice
 
Wednesday
The Monte Cristo
Soup:  Roasted Red Bell Pepper Bisque
 
Thursday
Savory Oven Roasted Chicken & Veggie Wrap
Soup:  Shrimp & Corn 
 
Friday
Chef’s Salad (the werks!!)
Soup:  Split Pea
 
This Week’s Take-Home Supper:  Stuffed Chicken Breasts, Rice Pilaf, Caesar Salad
 
Dessert of the Week:  Pecan Pie!
 
As always, thank you from the bottom of our antique pickin’  home cookin’ hearts for
your continued patronage and support of all we do here 
at Mon Ami!  We look forward to seeing you soon!
 
Grace & Plenty,
Cindy Wobbe, Diane Marti and the Mon Ami Gang

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Greetings to all on this beautiful Monday morning!  It has been spectacular here on the Oregon Coast this last couple of days and if this morning’s lovely sunrise is any indication, today will be another gorgeous day!

 
Upcoming Events:
 
2/14 – our seventeenth (wow!) annual Valentine High Tea on Saturday, February 14, is open for reservations.  We have seatings at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  Diane is keeping the menu a secret, but if you’ve ever attended one of our specialty teas, you KNOW it will be fabulous!
 
Mon Ami Annex Sale – I’ll have the Annex (just 2 doors down from Mon Ami) open both Wednesday and Friday of this week.  We’re moving in furniture and household goods from estates in both Florentine and Greentrees.  Starting in February, the Annex will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (and Saturday’s when the spirit moves me).
 
Here’s what we’re cookin’ in the Mon Ami Cafe this week …
 
Monday:

Slow cooked Pork Banh Mi Sandwich on Baguette (one of my personal favorites!)

Soup: Spinach Artichoke Soup
Tuesday:
Mon Ami Cobb Salad
Soup: Sweet Potato Ginger
Wednesday: 
Open Faced Pot Roast Sandwich
Soup: Navy Bean and Ham
Thursday: 
Oven Roasted Vegetable Panini
Soup: Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup
Friday: 
Overstuffed Baked Potato
Soup: Carrot Cauliflower Bisque
 
Friday’s Take-Home Supper:  Overstuffed Baked Potato with all the Fixings!
And From the Bakery:  Lemon Meringue Pie!
 
We welcome a NEW face to the Mon Ami Team!  Miss Marin James joins us as a part-time assistant in the cafe and has already hit the ground running!  I have known Marin since she was a toddler living in the apartment over our shop and she would sneak down the stairs to get a free cookie when no one was looking. (Yikes, that was a loooooong time ago!) So if you notice a new face behind the counter, that’s Marin – please introduce yourself to her!
 
As always thank you for your friendship and continued patronage of our cozy little shop! Hope you have a lovely week!
Cindy Wobbe, Diane Marti & The Mon Ami Team