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6 Hacks for Spring Cleaning with Kids

  How do you get Spring Cleaning done with kids?   Did Summer, Fall and Winter already come and go? When you are raising kids and running a household, the time seems to fly by! Here we are again welcoming a brand-new Spring season into our lives, our social calendars and our homes… Although we […]

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Featured Designer: Andrea Garvey Art

We are happy to showcase Andrea Garvey as this season’s Featured Artist!  After 20 years of working in Corporate America, she was determined to follow her passion and build her own business. While working part-time and being a mother, Andrea was able to turn her dream into a reality.  Inspired by her life by the […]

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6 Things to Make and Give to New Mothers

  What is the best gift for a new mom? Of course, we want to give a thoughtful gift that will be loved and actually put to use! If you have a family member or friend who is expecting a child or has recently had a baby, we are here to help… Cotton Creations has […]

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Featured Designer: Ginger’s Breadboys™

We are happy to showcase Virginia Bramante as this season’s Featured Artist! Virginia’s admiration for gingerbread cookies began over 30 years ago. Her persistence to craft a great cookie and share it with others encouraged her to launch her own brand of gingerbread cookie kits, Ginger’s Breadboys™, in December 2017. 1. Can you give a […]

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ANDREA GARVEY – Watercolor Artist

  We are happy to showcase Andrea Garvey as this season’s Featured Artist! Andrea was inspired to leave her longtime corporate job and pursue her passion for art. She took her love of California nature and her artistic abilities and successfully blended them into a new career. Andrea enjoys gathering inspiration from the colorful world […]

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Part 4: Winter Seasonal Produce Guide

With all the trees having shed their leaves and many plants dormant for the season, it may seem like winter is devoid of life — and seasonal fruits and vegetables. While the options certainly aren’t as plentiful as during the spring, summer or fall, you can still find a variety of produce available. Winter is […]

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Part 3: Fall Fruits and Vegetables by Region

Fall’s cooler, lengthening nights and transition from the hot summer days are a refreshing reprieve for many — and it is also the time to finally enjoy all the fruits and vegetables that were ripening throughout the summer. While you may no longer find raspberries, blueberries or watermelon, there is still no shortage of seasonal […]

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Part 2: Summer Seasonal Produce Guide

From BBQs and picnics to pool parties and warm nights, summer provides many options to enjoy being outside with friends and family. It also brings warmer weather that makes for ideal growing conditions for a variety of fruits and vegetables across the country. In the last post, we learned about the fresh produce you can […]

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Guide to Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

When you buy in-season fruits and vegetables, you can enjoy peak flavor and save money. Seasonal, regional produce is often less expensive and more sustainable because it does not have as far to travel to reach your local store or farmer’s market. While you might associate autumn with squash and summer with juicy berries, other tasty vegetables and fruits […]

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How to Plant a Kitchen Herb Garden

From curious beginners to culinary aficionados, dipping your fingers — and your tastebuds — into gardening gives you freedom and ownership over your plate. It can also save you money, with the average home gardener cutting their grocery bills by nearly $500 a year. Home gardening doesn’t have to mean large plots of land and […]

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