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Sam
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Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Today's Nest
We are on the move. After much consideration we have decided to move our operation to another host. What does this mean to you? A better Today's Nest including a better mobile experience for your smart phones and tablets. And now for the not so good news... we will have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2013 at Today's Nest
The March edition of our monthly Twitter Chat, #NestChat was loads of fun. There was, as usual, an incredible amount of information shared and lots of recipes. The Word of the Day was EggHunt. One lucky participant will receive a Today's Nest prize pack. Getting ready for Easter? There are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at Today's Nest
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From our previously posted work for The Daily Basics: Computers and the internet have enhanced our lives in many ways, but have brought with them a new set of issues that must be dealt with from a parenting perspective. While there are fewer trips to the library and less time... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2013 at Today's Nest
@BarinaCraft Thanks for the comment. The bead was part of the toothpick... purely ornamental.
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Just beyond the last chill of winter lies a place where perennial patio dwellers linger over glasses of wine and caprese salad. If you close your eyes for just a moment you can probably place yourself there and imagine plump, red tomatoes and the tangy bite of balsamic vinegar. You... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2013 at Today's Nest
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Spring is just off in the distance and we are ready to jump in with both feet! Come join us on Wednesday, March 20 at 8pE 7pC for our monthly twitter chat party. Use the hashtag #NestChat to be part of the fun. This month there will be plenty of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2013 at Today's Nest
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This article is not endorsed or sponsored by Smartypig. I started with that disclaimer right up front to make it clear that I am writing this because I believe in what the folks at Smartypig are doing. I did not write this article for money… and it is quite possible... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Today's Nest
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You’ve heard it before… the family that plays together, stays together. These days there are more and more distractions and people are busier than ever. Taking the time to unplug and spend time playing some good old fashioned games can be a great step toward building family bonds. As a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at Today's Nest
Anna, I'm sorry you missed the chat. The next one is scheduled for Wednesday, March 20 at 8pE 7pC. Tweet you there!
Toggle Commented Feb 28, 2013 on Nest Chat Summary February 2013 at Today's Nest
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Cupcakes are the perfect little treat. They offer up just the right amount of cake and icing in an easy to carry package… and no dishes afterwards! Box mixes make it easy to make cupcakes just about any time, but the truth is making them from scratch doesn’t take much... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2013 at Today's Nest
Last night we held our second #NestChat twitter party of the year. The February edition was lots of fun. There was, as usual, an incredible amount of information shared and lots of recipes. The Word of the Day was lasagna. One lucky participant will receive a Today's Nest prize pack.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at Today's Nest
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I’ve often wondered how someone stumbled upon the perfect pairing of chocolate and mint. These two, it seems, were made for each other. Apart, they each enjoy good chemistry with a variety of other flavors, but when they come together it is sheer magic. They are the Liz Taylor and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2013 at Today's Nest
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p>Chances are if you are reading this you are a maker. Perhaps you make photographs… or stationery. Maybe you are a quilter or your thrill is driven by making food. Whatever it is (and it is quite possibly many things) there is something about you that compels you to create.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2013 at Today's Nest
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Looking for a way to package up those little Valentine’s treats? We’ve got you covered today with this simple printable box template that is just the right size. You simply print the pdf from the link below. Then just cut, fold, glue and decorate to suit your needs. I printed... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2013 at Today's Nest
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It's that time again! Come join us on Wednesday, February 20 at 8pE 7pC for our monthly twitter chat party. Use the hashtag #NestChat to be part of the fun. This month there will be plenty of conversation around pasta, pie, and St Patrick's Day. We'll have a virtual cocktail... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2013 at Today's Nest
Happy 2013 Mei Chiu! You will find the paper at Michael's Craft Store. They are nationwide. I hope they have a store in San Francisco. Let me know how it turns out.
Toggle Commented Feb 10, 2013 on Chinese New Year: The Red Envelope at Today's Nest
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The sweetest day of the year is just around the corner. We have a few new things to share with you in the coming days, but before we do check out some of the Valentine's Day projects and recipes we have featured in the past 3 years. Here's a sample...... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2013 at Today's Nest
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A couple of weeks ago I was approached by my friends over at Valley & Co. Aleah and Nick Valley are a husband and wife team who are experts in weddings and event planning. For their lifestyle blog they challenged five bloggers to make some Valentine's Day magic from a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2013 at Today's Nest
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We are wrapping up our soup celebration with a super quick and easy recipe that is sure to please. The base of this soup is simply beef stock. What you add makes it hearty enough to be the meal. It is well-rounded and full of flavor. This reminds me a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2013 at Today's Nest
The first #NestChat of 2013 is behind us. Wednesday night we gathered together to discuss everything from soup recipes to sticking to New Year's resolutions. There was an enormous amount of information shared and more links than I think we have ever seen. Want to get a jump on some... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2013 at Today's Nest
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Enter the inspirational pork chop. A few weeks ago I enjoyed a seared pork chop with green peppercorn sauce. This was the best thing I’ve eaten so far this year. I know it’s early, but I assure even in November it will be hard to beat. The pork chop was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2013 at Today's Nest
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I can’t help you. I want to, but I can’t. I like sweets too much to fall prey to some futile attempt to swear off of them for a month or two to lose a few pounds. I inevitably cave and then my dessert tastes less like delicious and more... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2013 at Today's Nest
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I blotted my eyes on my sleeve close to the shoulder to avoid any further onion tears. I looked up, startled to see my son standing there. “You OK?” he asked. “Fine. I just got a little onion in my eyes… blasted onions.” “You’re chopping a lot of stuff. What... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2013 at Today's Nest
This just took me right back to grade school! BTW... so glad to see you'll be at AltSummit. It will be nice to meet you in person!