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Friday, November 8th, 2019

If you are buying gifts for multiple-people households this holiday season, a gift basket may be a great option. Especially, if you don’t know everyone’s likes, need to save a buck and want to save yourself from running all over town trying to find just the perfect gift for everyone. […]

Friday, November 1st, 2019

Sure, people may make fun of you for having your holiday shopping completed by Thanksgiving, but in reality, the joke is on them. You’ll save yourself a lot of headache and pocket cash if you shop early. 1) Shopping Early Saves you Money. Some of the best sales roll out […]

Friday, October 18th, 2019

It might be easier to shop at a giant online retailer or a big box store, but the impact your purchases have at a small, independent store, heavily out way that convenience. Not only will you be helping a real person and community thrive, you’ll be giving a much more […]

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Giving wine over the holidays is a popular option especially as a host/hostess gift. It can be a great gift for a boss or friend as well, if, you know enough about them to choose wisely. Wine really isn’t your best option as a generic gift, but we’ll get into […]

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Gift giving between companies is big business. It’s estimated that six out of ten companies give corporate gifts during the holiday season. Everyone from small business owners to Fortune 500 corporations recognize that gift-giving to their best customers and prospects is a smart marketing strategy, as well as, a sincere […]

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Wine can be very daunting, especially when you first start sampling it. There are so many to choose from! Where do you start? How will you know if you’ll like it? Does cost matter? When should you choose a white or a red? How are you supposed to discern these […]

Friday, September 6th, 2019

It’s pistachio harvesting season! What better time to learn some facts about the process? How do Pistachios Grow? Pistachios grow in grape-like clusters on the tree and each cluster may have anywhere from thirty to fifty nuts. The pistachio is a broad, bushy, deciduous tree which grows slowly to a height […]

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

We are in the middle of grape harvest in Southern New Mexico. We tend to start a little earlier than other places because the summer heat ripens the grapes a bit faster. It’s a great time to talk about harvest! How do we know when the grapes are ready to […]

Friday, August 16th, 2019

If you are getting your high school graduates packed up and off to college this August, you may be feeling a little emotional. If they are headed to the dorm, you probably received a checklist of the things to send them with, such as sheets and comforters, pillows, towels, an […]

Friday, August 9th, 2019

If you have ever been to New Mexico then you have probably had some Hatch Chile or at a minimum, you have heard of it. The locals like to put it in everything from stews to apple pie. It’s so popular, that there is even an annual festival dedicated to […]