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Food Stories : The Family Pickle Recipe

Food Stories : The Family Pickle Recipe

When I was young my mother would can or freeze fresh produce from her garden. Pickles were one of my favorite foods she would make. These dill pickles were a favorite family recipe that has been passed down for generations.I say ‘she made’ but in reality she had my...

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Food Stories : Would You Like Some Salad?

Food Stories : Would You Like Some Salad?

I met my husband, Brian, 25 years ago when we both lived in Southern California, he in San Diego and me in Los Angeles. I had been raised in between the two, in Orange County, and while I was not a California native, I definitely considered myself to be a Californian....

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Note from Angela

Recently I was diagnosed with a rare disease called Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis, which requires me to have 3 surgeries before the end of the year. Because of this I will be reducing my verbal communication at work and would appreciate clients using the ticket...

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Client Spotlight : Retrospect

Client Spotlight : Retrospect

Retrospect is a website for baby boomers to tell their stories. It is a community that helps people write their stories and keep them in a searchable database. To help save and share memories. Week by week, story by story, they help you capture and share your memories...

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Fruits of My Labor

Fruits of My Labor

This summer I increased my flower, vegetable and herb plants in my yard.You see I have these adorable fur babies that enjoying running (sometimes trampling), digging and eating things in my backyard. With my dogs in mind I have to be very picky about what I plant that...

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Potted Garden Update

Potted Garden Update

I'm very excited that I seem to have figured out how to keep our Bearss lime tree happy and fruitful. Last year I ended up with only two limes on the entire plant. This year it looks like it will be closer to 20. Here's one standout, to the left, and you can see at...

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Client Spotlight: Oregon Energy Fund

Client Spotlight: Oregon Energy Fund

The Oregon Energy Fund is a 30-year-old nonprofit that provides energy bill assistance to low-income Oregonians in support of household stability. Since 1989, OEF has helped almost 300,000 people pay their bills in times of crisis, ensuring that families in need don’t...

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FireSpike LLC – 20 Year Anniversary

FireSpike LLC – 20 Year Anniversary

We frequently ask our clients to fill out a questionnaire so we can include them as a success story in our monthly newsletter.This month, for our 20th Anniversary in business, it felt appropriate to have me answer the questions and to share about our own...

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