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Life of Pie

1 Apr

map6 Leesburg, VA

Yes, yes, yes! Whatever you think you will get out of an enticing looking place like this, you will. And more.

First, you’ll want atmosphere. You’ll want a place that not only sells pie, but embodies pie. And, if you’re the type of person, like me, who craves locally owned places with character, charisma as well spectacular food, your radar is always switched on for that hidden gem. Driving through Leesburg, VA on a wet Sunday morning, I was desperate yet hopeful. Like a shark in shallow water, I was ready to pounce. (ok, not exactly a shark but imagine the type of person you’d be if you woke up to the watery inefficacy of a hotel room coffeemaker’s coffee. Sharks are far less aggressive than the caffeine deprived) When I saw Mom’s Apple Pie Company, I nearly drove through the front window in my exuberance. When I went in an saw a ceiling covered in pie tins, I knew was on the right path.


After this you’ll want someone nice to sell you a pie (and coffee).  We were fortunate to be assisted by Mom’s delightful daughter Clancy.


Not only does she have a radiant smile, not only can she bake amazing cookies (I would have had a picture of one of her freshly made Monster Cookies if my companion hadn’t scarfed it down) but she can sing. I mean really sing. Not just top score on Rockband but really, really sing…

The Mom of Mom’s Apple Pie Company is also a marvel; vibrant, intelligent and passionate about what she puts into her pies.

Then you’ll want pie. Not any pie. But gorgeous pie. Not the kind of pie you buy in the supermarket that might look friendly enough but leaves you feeling disappointed afterwards like a blind date. These pies are the pies you’ve been waiting to meet all your life.


And not only are the pies gorgeous, but the owners grow the strawberries, rhubarb and blackberries that go into these pies.

See their website…


I would have had the blackberry pie, in fact I did possess a blackberry pie for the briefest of moments but gave it to my parents. They don’t share very nicely. I heard it was delicious.

Still, knowing the devious parentage I have, I bought my own individual slice…


I chose a slice of the blueberry crumb. The crumb had divine pieces of pecans mixed in. Happiness on a fork!

(For those who don’t like pie or who are just hungry, they also have cookies, quiche, cupcakes, breads and Buckeyes. I briefly tasted the peanut buttery heaven of one of their Buckeyes before above mentioned companion inhaled the rest of it.)

Don’t wait any longer. Stop passing by and not going in. Go in. Buy pie.

Don’t live in Leesburg, VA but want pie? You’re in luck.  Order online. Order now.