November 2010

Quick Christmas Centerpiece

November 30, 2010

A few years ago, I bought two boxes of vintage ornaments from an antique store in Tombstone, Arizona.  I love the shapes, colors and detail of them.  However, they seem to get lost among all of the other ornaments on our big tree, so I wanted a way to give them a special place of […]

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Pear & Pomegranate Christmas Salad

November 29, 2010
salad

I put this salad together the other night with some of the organic ingredients from my Bountiful Basket.  The combination of flavors was outstanding, and Jeff and I gobbled it up!  I call it a Christmas salad because of the beautiful red and green colors, but this would be a delicious salad any time of […]

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A Crooked Thanksgiving

November 27, 2010

I hope that you all had a marvelous Thanksgiving.  Mine was supposed to start with a 5k race, but because I apparently don’t know how to sleep without injuring my neck, I was unable to run.  I spent all day with my head tilted to the right, but at least I could still eat!  My […]

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Our First Clementine

November 24, 2010

Today we picked our first clementine from the tree.  Four years ago, when our dog Hobbs was a puppy, he chewed the tree down to a nub.  I didn’t think we would ever see a clementine.   But here it stands, our beautiful tree bursting with fruit.   When we couldn’t stand it any longer, […]

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This Week’s Organic Bounty

November 22, 2010

I am so happy to be able to share my own Bountiful Basket photo with you this week.  We are back from California and back to our co-op!  This week, I ordered the organic basket.  I have been ordering the conventional basket for a while now because the organic option has not been worth the […]

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How to De-Seed a Pomegranate

November 20, 2010
pomegranate seeds

I wanted to do a fancy post all about how to de-seed a pomegranate complete with photos and/or a video.  But with all of our traveling, I haven’t had the chance.  So I wanted to share this video I found on YouTube from foodblogga.  She shows us how to de-seed a pomegranate while wearing her […]

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Etsy Favorites – Cancer Kicker Edition

November 18, 2010
Angel Wing Heart Locket Sterling Silver

This week I have been putting together the Cancer Kicker Etsy shop where all items are donated and 100% of the proceeds go to fund cancer research.  I have been overwhelmed by the response from so many talented artists who are willing to donate to this shop.  I would say that over 90% of the […]

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Wordless Wednesday

November 17, 2010
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Flavorful Salad Idea

November 15, 2010

Tweet Look what I found at Trader Joe’s today! I decided to bring it home and make it into a salad for lunch.  Per serving, these babies pack 12 grams of fiber, 11 grams of protein and 20% of your daily iron. I grabbed a handful of almonds and gave them a rough chop. I […]

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Calling All Crafters

November 14, 2010

Are you crafty?  Do you have an Etsy shop?  Do you want to help kick cancer to the curb for good? The Cancer Kicker shop on Etsy is now accepting donations.  All items must be handmade or vintage (more than 20 years old).  100% of the proceeds will go directly to the Cancer Kicker Foundation. […]

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