The Butter Paddle HOT FLASH 6/23/17




The Butter Paddle is a fund-raising arm of the EMQ Auxiliary, which has served the needs of local children in crisis since 1934.

100% of the profit from the shop is donated to Uplift Family Services, formerly EMQ FamiliesFirst.




Show off your American Pride!

Host your 4th of July party in style with this Certified International Stars & Stripes Tray and Chip & Dip Server. Made of melamine; durable and dishwasher safe. The Butter Paddle has coordinating pieces, and other patterns that are perfect for your outdoor entertaining.



Picnic at Ascot’s fully equipped insulated picnic backpack for two is great for trips to the park, outdoor concerts, and beach. It includes melamine plates, napkins, stainless steel flatware, acrylic wine glasses, hardwood cheese board, cheese knife, corkscrew, and salt and pepper shakers. Just one of the many picnic carriers available at The Butter Paddle.


Show your patriotic spirit with some Fourth of July Bling!

Come and see the many different designs of red, white and blue pins and earrings available at The Butter Paddle.

// A bottle of red... A bottle of white? Can't decide between red or white wine with dinner? You don't have to - bring one of each in this CLAVA Leather Two Bottle Wine Carrier to enjoy at your local BYOB restaurant or friend's house. Your delicious wine will look as stylish as you do for your night out.

New at The Butter Paddle

Kindred Cooks Caramels are handmade and gourmet, made fresh from the best ingredients. Dangerously delicious…all it takes is just one bite and you'll be hooked. Go ahead, try some. We dare you... 




Thank you to Two Violins and One Cello Trio for entertaining The Butter Paddle members and customers at our 50th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, June 15, and for donating their tips to EMQ Auxiliary. The Trio is in its third year of giving free monthly performances in the community.


Skyler Li - violin, Zoe Ho - cello, Amy Li - violin




Chef Antonio Papiri of Antonio's Catering Company provides services for all occasions, producing high quality food with creativity.


from The Butter Paddle Pantry




1/2 cup E&V Mango Tequila Jalapeño Grilling & Dipping Sauce

1 mango, peeled and diced

1 avocado, peeled and diced

1 1/2 cups fresh cooked corn

1/4 cup purple onion, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons cilantro, minced

Juice from 1 lime

Salt and pepper

Preparation Instructions:

Toss ingredients together and serve. Serves 4

Tressa's Tip: Add cooked shrimp or chicken for a complete meal, or serve as an appetizer with corn chips.

Thought you should know...

Uplift Family Services, formerly EMQ FamiliesFirst, is California’s largest and most comprehensive social services agency for children and their families. The private nonprofit, headquartered in Campbell, California, has helped children in crisis for more than 140 years. The agency’s mission is to do whatever it takes to help children, strengthen families, build communities and advocate for change.


Uplift Family Services serves more than 20,000 children and their family members annually.


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The Butter Paddle Hot Flash - e-Blast 171 - June 23, 2017