April 14th is National Pecan Day

April 14th is National Pecan Day

April 14th is National Pecan Day! Did You Know? Pecan Day, celebrated each year on April 14th, is a day to celebrate the day in 1775 that Thomas Jefferson gave George Washington a pecan tree to plant in his yard in Mount Vernon. However, according to historians, the...
Celebrate February with Chocolate

Celebrate February with Chocolate

Celebrate National Heart Month (and Valentine’s Day) with Chocolate! By Tom Kennedy It’s not often that one good thing leads to another. However, that’s precisely the case with chocolate flavored roasted almonds and pecans, both of which are both great sources of good...
Almonds: Your Skin and Hair Will Thank You!

Almonds: Your Skin and Hair Will Thank You!

Almonds: Your Skin and Hair Will Thank you Winter is upon us, and that with it, comes dry skin season. This is especially poignant here in Colorado. It’s noteworthy too that November is recognized as National Healthy Skin Month, as designated by the American Academy...
How a Nutty idea Turned Adversity into Opportunity

How a Nutty idea Turned Adversity into Opportunity

According to an old proverb, “necessity is often the mother of invention.” Bruce and Beth Telford found themselves in this situation in 2002. Bruce had been working for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) as a project manager, but when his team finished their contract...