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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 […]

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Hitting the open road and snacks go hand-in-hand. If you are anything like me, snacking helps keep me focused and awake while driving. Otherwise, the passing scenery, especially if it’s all the same, lulls me asleep…not a good thing while driving. I stop regularly to stretch my legs and use […]

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
new mexico snack and food subscription box with heart of the desert pistachio brittle and more

The subscription box really kicked off in 2010 with the launch of Birchbox, a $10 per month beauty box of samples. Since then everyone has gotten in on the game to include; beauty and grooming, pets, clothing and accessories, entertainment and food. There are actually thousands of subscription boxes in […]

Thursday, June 20th, 2019
fun summer activities for the family

Now that it is summer and the kids are home, you must come up with ideas to keep them occupied so they don’t drive you crazy. We’re a big fan of practical educational opportunities that are also fun. This blog will focus on things to do in and around Alamogordo, […]

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
easter desert recipes

Easter is almost here. What are you making for dessert for your feast? Still looking for ideas? Check out these scrumptious selections that incorporate pistachios. Watergate Salad It’s not really salad…the only thing that could maybe qualify this as a salad is the color. Every family, every grandmother and every […]

Monday, April 15th, 2019
coffee, chocolate, and pistachio pairings

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the United States. It wakes up 80% of the population every morning. And, well, Chocolate…nothing else needs to be said. There seems to be a natural draw attracting coffee and chocolate together making them a fabulous pair. The warmth and bitterness […]

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Why are all things green on St Patrick’s Day? Well, green started to represent Ireland because of its nickname, “The Emerald Isle”. Green is also found in Ireland’s flag. The green shamrock was used by St. Patrick to teach people about the Holy Trinity. But the best folklore pertains to […]

Monday, February 25th, 2019
National Pistachio Day

February 26th recognizes all things pistachio. It’s National Pistachio Day! It is a day that has been set aside for all pistachio lovers to eat their favorite nut all day long. For those who do not eat pistachios, buy some and give them to someone who does. Crack them open […]

Friday, February 15th, 2019
pistachio trees at heart of the desert

Pistachio trees are very intriguing! February is a good time of the year to learn more about them, because it is the prime planting season. Pistachios have the narrowest climate requirements of any of the other commercial nut trees. So, before you spend any money on trees, let us guide […]

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
pistachio and wine snack pairings

In-shell pistachios are awesome because they’re so versatile. Seriously, they’re macho enough to hang for game day and inviting enough to keep you company on Valentine’s Day. Plus, you get 49 nuts in one serving! Now, that’s a deal! The Valentine’s Day Pairing The combination is Heart of the Desert […]