Country Wisdom

You may know my sister and I have a tiny little store a few miles outside of Dilley, Texas in the Eagle Ford oilfields. Lil Country Store is a convenience store with a collectibles corner, where we have unique items we find at auctions and estate sales. If you’re anywhere in south Texas, I think … Read more

A Unique and Personal Gift for a Loved One

Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and graduations are coming up, and birthdays and anniversaries occur throughout the year. We have many occasions to give gifts to loved ones, and most of us sometimes find it hard to choose the perfect gift the recipient will love. Lil Country Store, the convenience store/gift shop my sister and I … Read more

Christmas at Lil Country Store

As I’ve mentioned before, my sister Nancy and I opened Lil Country Store earlier this year. It’s a convenience store—with sodas and chips, beer and cigarettes—for the oil field workers in the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas. The store is located six miles west of Dilley, Texas. It’s also a gift shop with one-of-a-kind … Read more

Ghoulish Games and Ghostly Tales at the Lil Country Store

I mentioned before that my sister and I have started Lil Country Store, convenience coupled with country charm. The little store, located six miles west of Dilley, Texas, offers the usual convenience store items. In addition, we have a crafts and collectibles corner where we offer handmade crafts, small antiques and collectibles, and gift baskets—or … Read more