The Butter Paddle HOT FLASH 09/18/2020



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.


Friday, September 18 at Noon


A Free Virtual Event: Uplift Family Services Hearts & Hands

Join us as we come together as a community, celebrate the impact of our honorees, and raise needed funds for our Addiction Prevention Services program and "Whatever It Takes" fund benefiting the children and families we serve. Registration is free.

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Here come the Trick or Treaters! They are as cute as can be, and sure to have their pumpkin buckets filled to the brim. Who is the cutest? Is it Minnie Mummy and Mummy Boy? Or maybe Voo Doo Sue? Can't decide? Let's face it; they're all Cute!!

These are just some of our Lori Mitchell Halloween figurines. See more at The Butter Paddle and in our online store.


Black Resin TRICK OR TREAT Tabletop Cutout will be a fun addition to your trickery and treatery. It measures 3.25"H x 13.25"W x 1"D so it will fit nicely on your mantle, dining or buffet table. Place it by the front door to greet your Halloween revelers.  


 These regal Black Resin Crows with Gold Crowns are sure to delight your trick and treaters. Display them prominently as part of a centerpiece, tablescape or near the treat bowl. 

Add this smiling 13” Metal Jack O'Lantern with Witch Hat and Bat to your Halloween decor for another bit of whimsy. Measures 13"H x 8.5"W x 7"D.



Halloween Baby Bodysuits have long sleeves, feature blanket stitched neckline, printed sentiment, coordinating artwork, and inner leg snap closure. Cotton

"My First Halloween" and "Cutest in the Patch"


Will brighten up your home and make you smile


Witch, Monsters, Devil Pillow measures 10" x 10".

Cat with Pumpkins measures 16" x 16". 


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It's the time of the year to enjoy the taste of pumpkin, and what's not to love about Roxanne's Pumpkin Biscotti? Made from fresh organic pumpkins grown locally, these amazing biscotti taste just like a crunchy pumpkin pie. Get them while the pumpkin season lasts.

Iveta Pumpkin Spice Scone Mix...just add one cup of heavy whipping cream to produce a delicate and moist scone made with natural dried pumpkin and spices. Delicious!

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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 150 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 30,000 children and their family members annually. 



Chorizo Lettuce Protein Plate


1 lb Chorizo

1 shallot (chopped)

2 cups cherry tomatoes


1 head of butter lettuce

1 avocado (diced)

Earth & Vine Key Lime Tangerine Chili Marinade & Dressing

Preparation Instructions:

Saute shallots in a little olive oil until browned. Remove from skillet and set aside. Cook chorizo in a skillet until browned and well done. Remove from skillet and add to shallots. Add more oil to skillet and cook whole cherry tomatoes until hot and skin is starting to burst. Toss tomatoes with chorizo and shallots, serve on a bed of clean, dry lettuce leaves. Top with avocado and cilantro. Drizzle with E&V Key Lime Tangerine Chili Marinade & Dressing. Serves about 4.

Tressa's Tip: I asked the butcher to blend my chorizo to a medium heat. Chorizo can be very spicy.

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September 18, 2020