The “Home Office” of Longaberger is only a seven story Basket.
The Longaberger company is family owned and is dedicated to making products right here in America. Linda and I thought this would be a great place to visit on this 9-11-09
Members of the Longaberger family; Wendy and Larry were on hand to “sign your basket”. In particular I liked Larry’s “workshop” and in talking to Wendy I found her to be a “hoot”
Notice the magnetic plate holding the small piles of nails.
Starting to get a little hungry so we are off to get a bite to eat.
Well we get inside the restaurant and who do we see. I asked the mime if he left us anything to eat but didn’t get any response. Imagine that. We had a great lunch for just a little over $15.00 and with our energy restored we set out for a little shopping and touring.
Room after room of “goodies” cooking lessons and a snack bar. Before heading over to the “factory” we relax and listen to some very good music.
I don’t know her name but she sure did know how to sing. Next,we take the shuttle bus over to the “factory” and “factory store” where you can enroll in “basket making 101”. Learn how to weave your very own basket with a skilled artisan showing you the “way to weave”
Taking a closer look he was in the pie eating contest,which I missed. At any rate it was a great outing on a beautiful day in Ohio.
Ted R. says, “take some time to Discover Ohio ” and thanks for stopping by but I’ve got to weave now.
One last comment: On the shuttle bus the woman driver said, “you know where everything is.” I said, “am I suppose to know where everything is” She thought a moment and said, “well no you’re a man”