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Archive for August, 2012

August 31, 2012

Giveaway: 18×24″ Canvas Print from Easy Canvas Prints

Easy Canvas Prints make it easy for you to turn your memories into masterpieces on canvas wall art! They offer framed and gallery wrapped canvas wall art for hanging on your walls or standing up on your desk. You can even pull in your facebook photos or instagram photos to be printed on canvas.

Some info . . .

August 30, 2012

Buster Blue

Our entire family is in love. This is Buster Blue, the newest member of our family. Buster Blue is a 13 week old blue pitbull puppy that we adopted this past Sunday. He’s got a soft, supple, velvety, gorgeous gray-brown coat that’s exactly the color of my front yard at 5:00am (I thought I lost him […]

August 24, 2012

Separate Egg Yolk with Plastic Bottle Trick

Is your mind blown!??? The original video in Chinese is here!

August 22, 2012

Doggy advice?

Hi. My name is Coco. I love to sleep on the couch, but sometimes I don’t know what to do with my long skinny dangly legs! When it’s nice outside, I like to sleep next to Buddha. Or nap on the couch with Andrew. And have sleepovers. When I get in trouble, I pretend to […]

August 21, 2012

Taiwanese Noodles with Meat Sauce Recipe (Taiwanese Spaghetti!)

Short 2-minute video with step by step to make what my kids call “Taiwanese Spaghetti” – Taiwanese Noodles with Meat Sauce Recipe

August 21, 2012

Giveaway: iPad

It’s my 40th birthday this month!

Yes, I’m the big 4-0!

Shall we celebrate with our 8th iPad giveaway sponsored by Steamy Kitchen! It’s just our way of giving back to you guys…..well, uh, ONE of you guys anyways ;-) By the way, congrats to Karen Marti for winning the last iPad giveaway!

You know what to do! See below . . .

August 20, 2012

Giveaway: Crown Berkey Water Filter

Have filtered water anytime with the Crown Berkey Filter, valued at $325!
Crown Berkey Filter
From More Than Alive:

The British Berkefeld Water Filtration Systems are the ultimate in water filtration. They’re used world-wide for over 150 years to provide virtually the most delicious, sparkling clean water possible. This system is the most advanced passive water filter available. . . .

August 20, 2012

Giveaway: $100 iTunes from Dole

Salad bowl
Party packets with recipes
Free DOLE Salads certificates
Salad bag clips
$100 iTunes gift card

August 17, 2012

Chinese Beef Broccoli Recipe (video)

Watch video step by step how to make Chinese Beef Broccoli with Jaden.

August 15, 2012

He loves me. yeah yeah yeah.

(Beatles!) The past two weeks? Awesome. Let’s recap: Prezzie Obama said hi to me, Martha Stewart didn’t think much of my shoes, I turned 40 and I triggered security at a casino in Las Vegas. I spoke during Pathfinder day at BlogHer in New York City with the lovely Kathryn Finney of Budget Fashionista. Our […]

August 9, 2012

Easiest way to cut paper-thin slivers of onion (video)

I’m a raw red-onion lover – but only when the red onion is paper thin. Tissue paper thin. See the cell membranes thin. I’ll show you the best way to cut an onion so that you get thin slices with a beautiful tapered wedge-shape just like this. How to slice paper-thin slivers of onion It’s […]

August 9, 2012

Giveaway: Blue Cash Me If you Can $300 Gift Card Giveaway

Blue Cash Me If you . . .

August 8, 2012

Giveaway: Robert Mondavi Private Selection Prize Pack

Robert Mondavi Private Selection Prize Pack
This giveaway includes:

$25 gas card
$25 Target Gift Card
$10 Starbucks Gift Card
$15 iTunes Gift Card
Travel neck pillow
1 35mm (non-digital) disposable camera to capture memories with
Robert Mondavi Private Selection branded wine opener
Robert Mondavi Private Selection branded tote
 (total value ~$100)

August 6, 2012

Grilled Asian Flank Steak

Not only does this recipe feature maximum eye appeal for a fat steak, but the method of scoring a steak is one of the easiest ways to get big flavor in little time. My girlfriend (and chef) Kelly comes over every Monday to test recipes for the blog – and she spied this method in […]