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Archive for November, 2010

November 30, 2010

Giveaway: Kansha Cookbook

Kansha: Celebrating Japan’s Vegan and Vegetarian Traditions by Elizabeth AndohDescription from Amazon:The celebration of Japan’s vegan and vegetarian traditions begins with kansha—appreciation—an expression of gratitude for nature’s gifts and the efforts and ingenuity of those who transform nature’s bounty into marvelous food. The spirit of kansha, deeply rooted in Buddhist philosophy and . . .

November 28, 2010

Burned Spoons

These would make great one-of-a-kind gifts! $25 each hand drawn with burning pens at Burned Furniture Etsy Store. Artist also takes custom orders.

November 28, 2010

Double Sided Peanut Butter Jar

Great idea! Found on Fast Company.

November 26, 2010

Easy Knit Scarfette With Flower Pattern

I started knitting when I was 8 months pregnant with Andrew, my belly was so big that there wasn’t much I could do comfortably other than lounge on the couch watching television and short craft projects that didn’t involve noxious glue. The belly made a perfect “table” for knitting and propping of the elbows for […]

November 24, 2010

Kenmore Entertainment

This is a sponsored review from BlogHer and Kenmore. My in-laws, “Mimi” and “Papa” came to visit last week. They’re all the way from bitter-cold Buffalo, New York to come visit us in 80-degree perfect Florida fall. Of course, they’re not here for the weather, they were here for only one thing: to see the […]

November 23, 2010

Kimchi Pizza

Kimchi Pizza Recipe over at New Asian Cuisine!

November 23, 2010

Thai Basil Turkey Wraps

Another great leftover Thanksgiving turkey recipe. Comes together in 10 minutes!

November 23, 2010

DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards

Thanksgiving Place Cards on my Discovery Health Blog.

November 23, 2010

Cargo Bike

I could fit both of my kids AND groceries for the week in this! See other cool cargo bikes.

November 23, 2010

Giveaway: Food Heroes

Food Heroes 16 Culinary Artisans Preserving Traditions book by friend and fellow blogger, Georgia Pellegrini!In Food Heroes, Georgia Pellegrini introduces readers to the lively stories of artisanal food devotees such as New York mushroom forager Marion Burroughs, French fig collector Francis Honore, fish missionary Jon Rowley in Washington State, and Ugo . . .

November 23, 2010

Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Here’s a collection of some of my favorite recipes for Thanksgiving! Enjoy and have a wonderful holiday! Roasted Cauliflower with Bacon and Garlic Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Easy Cheesy Poofy Puffs! (Pate a Choux) with Mushroom Pate Green Beans with Browned Butter and Hazelnuts Chanterelle, Plum and Bacon Salad with Blue Cheese Roasted Brussels Sprouts […]

November 19, 2010

Giveaway: Kenmore Refrigerator/Washer/Dryer/Oven

Kenmore Dishwasher/Washer & Dryer/Oven/Refrigerator Giveaway.

November 18, 2010

Giveaway: Kenmore Intuition 31810 Vacuum

Giving away a Kenmore Intuition 31810 Vacuum Cleaner (value $349.00)

November 18, 2010

Ikea Cookbook

Ikea has just launched a cookbook – innovative photography! See more at Today and Tomorrow

November 17, 2010

Giveaway: Perfect Table Settings

Perfect Table Settings book by Denise Vivaldo. The book that was sent to me has a different cover design, but is the same book. Here’s a sample page from the book – I think this would be perfect for Christmas dinner, I’d put an ornament as a party favor for the guests instead of the . . .