Category Archives: Product Raves

Not on the packing list

We recently restarted our subscription to Full Circle, and our weekly box of organic produce was waiting for me when I got up this morning. I was just putting the last of it into the fridge and turned around to … Continue reading

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Social art

A couple of months ago, a friend of mine started something. I’m not sure if she understood exactly what she was doing, or maybe she did. She is also a crafty person, and she thought that I (and a few … Continue reading

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Apple of my eye

Ordinary on the outside. Extraordinary on the inside! Anyone know what kind of apple this is? It’s very tasty; was in a box of mixed apples & pears we received today from one of our consultants.

Posted in Gardening, Health & Wellness, Product Raves | 1 Comment

Bye-bye baggies

If you know me, you know that I have a “thing” against disposable items. We (as a society) throw out so much stuff, and it drives me batty. Recycling, yes, that’s an option – but the item still has to … Continue reading

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Droppin’ it to Dropbox

I’m sure many of you already know about this, but I ran across this really cool program a few weeks ago and just have to tell you about it because I am loving it. Here’s the thing: I’m a knitter. … Continue reading

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I cast on a pair of socks for June (I’m doing a pair a month this year, and am a little ahead) – this pair is a frankensock kind of thing; I’m using scraps in several colors. The yarns so … Continue reading

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What happened to Australian Toaster Biscuits??  I loved those things, and they disappeared from the grocery stores several years ago. I keep searching, hoping someone will have them but no, just regular English Muffins… There is a crumpet shop near my office, … Continue reading

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Pay it off quicker

With my mortgage refinance in the works, I figured today would be a good day to share a simple tool for calculating how you can, by paying just a little extra on your monthly mortgage bill, pay it off sooner … Continue reading

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Free lunch

I love that saying, that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. I think it all depends on your perspective and what you are willing to do / put up with. There are quite a few companies, mostly restaurants, … Continue reading

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A plug for a friend of mine, who makes the most scrumptious cupcakes ever – and they are non-dairy (if that matters). This is her picture, which I stole because it’s so beautiful: And her site: Crazy Cake Recipes Try … Continue reading

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