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honest cocoanova drinks / product review 0

honest cocoanova drinks / product review

I received these complimentary  products for review from Formula PR. I was not paid for the following review. All opinions are my own. These cocoa drinks are from the same folks that bring you the line of organic Honest Teas....

eating japanese snacks or what i did during the san diego blackout 2

eating japanese snacks or what i did during the san diego blackout

San Diego had a major blackout last week. 12+ hours without electricity made me realize that A) I should probably keep my gas tank half full at all times, B) maybe I should have a real emergency kit in my...

making veggie pasta with bitchin sauce & gary’s seasonings 7

making veggie pasta with bitchin sauce & gary’s seasonings

A few weeks ago I was contacted by Gary of Gary’s Seasoning to inquire if I’d like to try his line of all purpose seasonings. I agreed and was sent a bottle of each of his seasoning blends: Original, Hot...

dudley’s bakery – pecan maple bread 5

dudley’s bakery – pecan maple bread

My friend Laura and I went up into the mountains this past weekend for a little eating and pie tasting up in Julian, CA. We stopped at Dudley’s bakery in Santa Ysabel before going up the mountain. I got 5...

The Cravory / San Diego, CA 4

The Cravory / San Diego, CA

The Cravory is a local San Diego company that specializes in creating gourmet cookies. They sell their cookie wares online and at local San Diego farmer’s markets. I’ve never noticed them at the market before, but when they were featured...

crispy pili nuts 5

crispy pili nuts

My mom just got back from the Philippines over the weekend and of course she brought back treats. Some of the treats are making the house smell funny and some of them are quite tasty. Sorry, but shrimp paste and...

Garofalo Pasta 2

Garofalo Pasta

The fine folks at Garofalo Pasta were nice enough to send me some pasta to review. To date, I have only made pasta with one of the bags of Casarecce pasta, a sort of tubular pasta that seems to twist...

fling chocolate 2

fling chocolate

I was in Ralphs the other day buying a few groceries. Standing in line for checkout, the only thing to look at is either magazines with crazy headlines (Oprah is an Alien!) or the candy. I looked at the candy...

potage puffs corn snacks 1

potage puffs corn snacks

I love going to Mitsuwa (or any Asian market, really) to try crazy new things. I just love all of the packaging – crazy looking characters on the bag or box that are winking at you, enticing you to purchase...

crunchy green beans from trader joe’s 5

crunchy green beans from trader joe’s

I’ve got this new goal of trying to eat better and healthier and to not eat out as often. In trying to achieve this goal, I visited Trader Joe’s to see what kind of snacks I could wrangle up to...