The Butter Paddle HOT FLASH 9/29/2017


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.





Sea Lily designers produce unique "handmade" jewelry from fine piano wire. Each necklace and bracelet has a heavy duty magnetic closer. Many of the designs include either a single pearl or multiple pearls. Sea Lily pieces are more than statement jewelry, they are wearable art.


This whimsical Santa’s Mailbox painting from Darren Gygi will help you ‘believe’ in the spirit of Christmas once more. Beautifully printed and skillfully gallery wrapped over a solid knotty alder frame, this is a holiday favorite every year. And, it can be personalized, like all Gygi paintings, for your favorite Santa or Santa’s Helper. Stop by and see all the enchanting seasonal work by Gygi.


Robert Rothschild Farm - Smoky Fig & Garlic Spread

Chunks of sweet figs, bold roasted garlic and a subtle onion flavor are blended for a delicious, smoky flavored spread. Create a tasty appetizer with toasted crostini, Gorgonzola cheese and this spread. Makes a great topping for baked brie or baste chicken or pork for a tantalizing entree.


From Melissa and Doug - Whatever role he's playing, Joey can be suitably attired! This set includes a magnetic wooden dress-up figure with a wooden stand and magnetic clothing pieces for pretend play! This unique dress-up doll helps kids three and older develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor, counting and sorting skills and encourages creative expression and imaginative play. Available for both girls and boys.


The $9000 proceeds from the Fashion Encore Sale held by EMQ Auxiliary in May was presented to Uplift Family Services to fund the immediate needs of their Addiction Prevention Services in Santa Clara County.


Trunk Show - Meet the Artist

Char Maassen

Friday, November 10th

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Trunk Show - Meet the Artist

Susie Gaffney

Saturday, November 18th

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


from The Butter Paddle Pantry

Smoked Salmon Frittata

6 eggs
1/4 cup whole milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup (+ extra for serving) E&V Red Bell Pepper Ancho Chili Jam
2 ounces fresh crumbled goat cheese
2 ounces smoked salmon, chopped
2 tablespoons green onions, sliced thin
1 tablespoon capers
1 tablespoon olive oil

Preheat oven to 375 degrees and place rack in center. Whisk together eggs, milk, salt, pepper and E&V Red Bell Pepper Ancho Chili Jam. Fold in goat cheese, onion, salmon and capers. In a 10 inch oven proof skillet, preheat with olive oil over medium low heat. When skillet is hot pour in ingredients and gently stir to evenly mix. Cook for about 3 minutes, until bottom is set but not brown. Place in preheated oven and bake about 9 minutes or until set but still moist. Remove from oven and let rest a few minutes, then slide out of skillet onto a cutting board and cut in 4 to 6 wedges.

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 178 - September 29, 2017