National Limerick Day Contest

National Limerick Day Contest

May 12th is National Limerick Day – And We Have a Contest!! As we mentioned in last month’s newsletter, May 12th is National Limerick Day – and we have indeed decided to have a limerick contest to celebrate (after all, how can anyone resist such a classy and cultured...
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...
Something Completely Different

Something Completely Different

And Now for Something Completely Different! By Bruce Telford Sampling is Fundamental at Sweet Almande During the last year or so while Covid 19 restrictions have been in place, we haven’t been able to sample our different flavors of almonds like we normally would. And...
Cheers to March

Cheers to March

Cheers to March! By Bruce Telford Nut Pairings for March Celebrations March brings — along with a strange mixture of Spring and Winter weather — many excuses to get together with friends or relatives, especially now that vaccines for Covid 19 are becoming...
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...
Thinking Outside the Box of Chocolates

Thinking Outside the Box of Chocolates

Thinking Outside the Box (of Chocolates!) By Bruce Telford Valentine's Gift Idea We Have Something for Just About Everyone This time of year, our thoughts turn to ways to please our loved ones for Valentine’s Day.  And often, the first things we think of are...