Few things are as Authentic Country Living as made-from-scratch cornbread, cream gravy, and homemade grits. It’s not easy to find these finger-lickin’ delicacies the way your momma used to make ‘em, but you can always be sure Cracker Barrel has ‘em, and done right. With 645 locations nationwide you can be assured that their homemade comfort food is always a hop, skip, and a jump away. We at Leigh Country are life-long fans of Cracker Barrel. Whether we’re having breakfast for dinner, or just stopping by for a slice of Coca-Cola® Cake and cup of coffee, we can we found [...]
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We are super excited to announce that we are the official Authentic Country Living sponsors of the International Bacon Fest aka Bacon iFest! This "No Bacon Behind" event is will be October 7th from 1-7 pm, here in Houston, TX, at the HTX Sports Creek, 2619 Polk St, Houston, TX 77003. And we're giving away free tickets! Keep reading to find out more! Come "pig" out with us! Get it? PIG out. We'll be there the entire time, snacking on cracklins and sipping lemonade with you guys! You'll have the opportunity to participate in the [...]
We recently had the pleasure of being featured on the From Scratch Farm blog! This is Amy from From Scratch Farm! // image source: http://fromscratchfarm.com/ Amy, the From Scratch Chick herself, conducted an interview with our Marketing and Branding Associate, Randi. She talked about her day-to-day, Leigh Country’s history, and some interesting tidbits about our employees! Even Amy's chickens love us! // image source: http://fromscratchfarm.com/blog/an-interview-with-leigh-country-tx Amy herself is worth an interview: she’s a small business owner, a single mother of two 4-H chicken-raising boys, photographer, and proud Texan! You can check out [...]
Hi! I’m Catherine, the resident chicken whisperer (okay, not really – I just own a few of them) at Leigh Country! Are any of you chicken lovers? Whether it’s because chickens have the fluffiest, goofiest attitudes or because they and their eggs are so delicious, we can’t help but adore them! Hopefully, together you and I can share our growing knowledge (and pictures!) about chickens and how to care for them! And if you’re only familiar with how tasty chickens can be, that’s fine, too! We’ll catch you up here at Cluck Corner. This is a Plymouth [...]
How is everyone doing? Are you enjoying your summer? Maybe you’re wrangling with a problem that just won’t fix itself. Don’t forget to step back, take a deep breath, and relax. Sometimes, it’s necessary to stop and smell the roses – except we can’t! Have you noticed that flowers these days don’t have much of a scent? Flowers have been selectively grown and bred for longevity, beauty, and size. Unfortunately, careful cultivating flowers for their appearance left their various, sweet aromas behind. It’s always a bit of a disappointment to barely catch a whiff when we bring beautiful petals [...]
We love our customers so much, they’re practically family! To honor these new additions to the Leigh Country family, every month we’re going to feature a customer of the month! This month we are proud to feature Mr. Robert Griffis and his lovely front porch! This is definitely causing a serious case of porch envy! Mr. Griffis was gracious enough to let us interview him for our Customer of the Month Spotlight: Leigh Country: We'd love to hear more about you. What are some interesting tidbits about yourself you'd like to share? Robert Griffis: I am a [...]
We love Independence Day: the cook-outs, the family gatherings, the food, and especially the fireworks! Sparklers are fun, roman candles are a must have, and who doesn't love a black cat? We've all set off a firework or two, but do you really know how you're supposed to do it? What happens when it's a dud? We've got your covered! Here are the best ways to enjoy your Fourth of July fireworks safely so we can all have fun!With the Fourth of July right around the corner, we thought it was the perfect time to review firework safety. We [...]
Our Fourth of July flower arrangement! We smell smoke – and flowers! We hope you’re having a wonderful time this summer! Hopefully, you’ve been more successful at avoiding the heat than we have been. One way to distract ourselves from it is decorating for upcoming holidays – and the next one is the Fourth of July! When we think about the Fourth of July, one of the first things we think about is fireworks. Fireworks are a timeless way to celebrate. Did you know they were used to celebrate the Fourth of July during the American Revolutionary War? [...]
The last day of school is the best day of school. // Photo by moshep04 at Morguefile.com Today is the first official day of summer! School’s ended, that Texas sun is beating down, and the flip-flops are coming out. You’re setting up sprinklers, and your kids are running through ‘em. Lemonade stands are popping up on street corners and endless rounds of tag are being played until the sun starts to set. While the weather’s fine, family time and togetherness take top-priority. We at Leigh Country value family above all else. The best things in life [...]