Less candy, more books!

Barrels of candy.  They sit inside our MoonPie General Store in a shop we call Yummy Bear.  And every single day while at work, I walk past those barrels again and again and again.  Sometimes I stop and pick up a single piece to enjoy.  On some days, I might stop a...

Coconut mini moonpies…are delicious!

In 2012 we changed our store name to MoonPie General Store and the Original Book Warehouse.  Since 1987, we had been selling books and some gifts as Book Warehouse.  Of course with the new name, came changes to the store layout and the product, and we now proudly...

The Road Home

I am making myself laugh even as I start to write this. I was going to say “I picked up a book the other day.” Funny! If you work at a bookstore, you’re constantly picking up books. Sometimes you’re putting out books for your customers to shop. Sometimes you’re...

Hiking trails for the mind!

The Great Smoky Mountains.  We love these mountains, where the past and present share the same space, and old stories echo through the trees if you pause to look and listen.  Many stories and sights too wonderful to be contained in the mountains have spilled out of...

Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh, my!

If you visit The Great Smoky Mountains you might be lucky enough…and surprised…to see a bear!  They are just one of the many beautiful things to take notice of if you can make time for a hike.  A couple weeks ago I went on a hike using the Little River Trail that...

MoonPies!

MoonPies, MoonPies, MoonPies. If you’re from the South, you probably grew up with them. We hear stories all the time from people who remember special times growing up, eating moonpies and drinking RC cola. Some recall trips to the general store as a child where a...

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