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Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Every person and every small business are affected by the novel COVID-19 virus. How can we help each other now and through the recovery time to follow? By falling together instead of falling apart. Circle of Caring: Develop within your tribe, made up of your family, friends and neighbors in […]

Friday, March 20th, 2020

In these unsure times, we are all looking for ways to get and stay healthy. Pistachios have multiple health benefits. Their health effects include weight loss benefits, lower cholesterol and blood sugar, and improved gut, eye, and blood vessel health. As pathogens become more resistant, scientists have begun exploring the biologically active compounds found […]

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Learning to be a wine connoisseur. Choosing the Right Bottle The US produced over 800 million gallons of wine last year. There are almost 10,000 wineries in the US generating 18% of alcohol sales and $665 million in revenue. We consume, on average, almost 3 gallons a year per person. […]

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Nutty History Pistachios are one of the oldest flowering nut trees. This little seed, Pistacia vera, is part of the cashew family, can grow about 30 feet tall and live 300 years. Pistachios have been grown in the Middle East since the beginning of time with evidence dating back to […]

Friday, February 28th, 2020

Gewürztraminer’s (pronounced guh-voo rts-truh-mee-ner) pink-skinned berries produce an aromatic, slightly dry, distinctive, white wine. Often underestimated and overlooked, Gewürztraminer is surprisingly versatile with a remarkable range of pairings, still complex enough to stand alone. Gewürztraminer History “Gewürz” means herb or spice so Gewürztraminer literally translated is “spiced Traminer.” Gewürztraminer is also […]

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

There is a National or World Day for almost everything. Pistachios are no different. World/National Pistachio Day is February 26. You’ve heard of these special days, either via your Facebook feed or on the radio or during that hour of the Today show when they feature videos of water-skiing squirrels. Where did […]

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Have you ever noticed that a lot of guys get super intimidated by Valentine’s Day? Many will go on this rant about it being a Hallmark holiday and that they don’t want to celebrate it. They feel pressure to provide a personal, thoughtful and romantic gift and experience. They’d rather […]

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

More than half of Americans say they are saving for travel and the focus is on experiences vs. material things. Finding Instagrammable moments on their journeys are a priority! Depth of the Experience Baby Boomers still love their tour buses and cruises where they don’t have to do much planning, […]

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Healthy snacking and making good food choices can be difficult at any time of the year but can be extremely challenging on the BIG Game Day when pizza and beer abound. A great snack to choose is pistachios. Antioxidants and an immunity boost Pistachios are full of antioxidants and fiber […]

Friday, January 17th, 2020

The holidays are over you probably have some containers left over from gift baskets that you received. They are too nice to throw out, but you may not be sure what to do with them. Consider upcycling. Upcycling Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, it is the process of transforming […]