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The HodgePodgery Nest
Born and raised in Coachella Valley, CA. have resided in Tucson, AZ for 20 yrs now.
Happy wife, mother of 2 great kids, animal and nature lover to the core!
Interests: gardening, shopping, bird watching, cooking and baking, tole painting, i love camping, riding motorcycles, girly stuff, nature hikes, being in the mountains, coffee and tea, my businesses, playing in the rain :-) i still jump in water puddles like a kid, but you know what most of all? my family!
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I often am asked to help someone either to build or re-design their website. Last week one of my Myspace friends Michael McHenry who owns and operates MCR POOLS in Tucson Arizona was having trouble setting up his meta tags, description etc in his Go Daddy account of which I offered my assistance that then turned out to be a complete web re-design. I truly enjoyed him giving me this opportunity and being able to add his business to my portfolio. Here is a screen shot of what the website looked like BEFORE NOW AFTER (Not 100% done but close)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2009 at The Tea Garden
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Think back to the last time that you experienced outstanding, enthusiastic service from a sales or customer service person. What was it about that person in particular that was so amazing? I bet you remember them because of something they did that exceeded your expectations. Most of the time when this happens it is the sheer enthusiasm that enables this person to go the extra mile. Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2009 at The Tea Garden
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Black, green and oolong teas improved insulin activity the most. Adding milk to the tea diminished the teas positive effect on the insulin. The increase that occurs could shed some light on why tea is said to help avoid heart disease and high blood pressure. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2009 at The Tea Garden
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Teaporia believes and takes pride in offering our customer's with nothing but the very best and that includes the preserves, dessert toppings and pie in a jar from the San Saba River Pecan Company. Approximately 10,000 pecan trees grow in a park-like setting bounded by the San Saba River and located in the Hill Country of Central Texas. All of their award-winning gourmet products are produced and shipped from facilities housed within the orchard. Their traditional Pecan Pie took the Blue Ribbon in Atlanta at AmericasMart for Best Dessert. The Peach Pecan & Amaretto Preserves have been awarded the gold... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2009 at The Tea Garden
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When choosing a teapot, pay special attention to the spout. The top of the spout should come up to the same level as the top of the pot so the pot can be filled without tea spilling out of the spout. Also Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2009 at The Tea Garden
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Blueberry cake, muffins and pancakes are a huge love in my household, especially with my son. Nothing goes better with this scrumptious cake that a nice, hot cup of tea of your choice to complement your divine tea cake. In my household both my husband and son love to wake up on a Saturday morning to the sweet smells of this cake baking in the oven. Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2009 at The Tea Garden
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Excellent creamy character with beguiling maple and honey notes. Chocolate notes are sprinkled "here and there" setting the scene for a decadent afternoon! Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2009 at The Tea Garden
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http://www.quotethewalls.com As I was browsing at The Shopping Mama (visit them sometime!) I noticed Quote The Walls and was curious as to what they are all about. Quote The Walls offers vinyl words, phrases, quotes and letters that can be applied virtually anywhere to provide the look of hand painted, professional lettering without the expense and time. No more paint and stencils. No more smudge marks. Clear, straight wall letters, sayings and quotes that look like it took you days to paint. I thought I'd hit the jackpot because I am moving to a new home in a couple of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2009 at The Tea Garden
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The Duchess Anna Marie Russell, the seventh Duchess of Bedford (1783-1857), Queen Victoria's life long friend whom she served as the Lady of The Bedchamber between 1841-1847 is best remembered as the creator of the British meal "the afternoon tea" Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2009 at The Tea Garden
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The flavor of tea depends not only upon how the tea was processed, but also upon which part of the world the plant grew, the time of year the leaves were harvested, what the weather was like that season, the soil conditions, altitude, etc. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2009 at The Tea Garden
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