A little black book will have a BIG impact. Hot Tomato loves to tell a story with images. Flip through this fiery selection and see if you can guess the plot twist! Fill out our Contact Form and we will get you booked right away.Read More
THE DEAL-12/6/16 5-8pm only: Hot Tomato dollar amount gift certificates up to $500 Big Spender Special- Free Big O session ($395 value) with package purchase of $1299 or more. TO DO: My next 48 hours are not too shabby, folks. Pack sun dresses, bikinis and passport into a carry-on Shop for top shelfRead More
My mother always grew Morning Glories around my childhood home. In my fast paced childhood, I can remember thinking “When I’m older and have nothing else to do, I’m gonna sit and watch those vines reach out and grab the next link in the fence.” How do they know where to go? Do they lookRead More
“Stay Tuned” was how I ended my last post. The next day my sister overdosed on heroin.
Mom held her as she seized in the ER. Dad paced the hall with his hand fixed over his mouth. I made phone calls. Our work, political agenda, domestic duties, holiday preparations, social obligations and personal priorities were checked at the hospital doors.Read More
I want the same thing for myself as I want for my vegetables…To grow strong and colorful, to nourish those that care for me, to leave behind quality seed and to die as organic compost”
I wrote that note on Facebook soon after I opened my account in 2009. Hot Tomato wasn’t a twinkle in my eye or even ink on my skin yet. I homeschooled. I gardened. I hung herbs around my kitchen. I watched my little girls chase butterflies and build fairy houses.
Facebook recently asked me if I’d like to update my bio. I read the current version and thought “Oh geez, how antiquated! Yes, I must update with something sassy that tells the world that I am a powerful Hot Tomato!” Then I read it again.Read More
Here’s a very real cell phone picture I took yesterday sitting at my kitchen table so that I could better illustrate my state of mind to my best friend, Rachel on Facebook Messenger. “An appropriate uniform for today,” I wrote. “Mama Bear.”Read More