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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 13th, 2019

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are times to celebrate those folks that brought us into the world. We get so busy with life that we often forget to pause and think about what our parents would appreciate most from us on their special day. We covered Mother’s Day in May, […]

Friday, May 17th, 2019
types of memorial day BBQ and snacks

With Memorial Day just around the corner, you are probably considering what you want to do to make good use of your extra day off. Memorial Day weekend has become a time to usher in Summer and enjoy hanging out with friends, barbequing. It is important to remember that Memorial […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thursday, January 24th, 2019
health snacks and pistachios from heart of the desert

Healthy snacking and making good food choices can be difficult any time of the year, but it can be especially tough during the Super Bowl. Business Insider reports that only 80 percent of people who start a New Year’s resolution keep that resolution through February. This happens to correspond with […]

Friday, January 11th, 2019
pistachios and wine as part of a healthy diet, Mediterranean diet

It’s the beginning of the year and many have made resolutions or set intentions to get healthier and/or lose weight. If you are one of those people, you are probably looking for a diet that you can stick with, that works and has positive long-term effects. U.S. News evaluated and […]