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Eggland’s Best ‘Your Best Recipe’ contest winners announced

And the winner is… Congratulations to Lidia Haddadian! She takes the cake — and scored $11,000 — for the recipe she submitted in the Eggland’s Best “Your Best Recipe” contest. Haladdian’s culinary creation, Southwestern Chorizo Tostada Bites, helped her clinch $10,000 … Continue reading

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I’ll be the judge of that

And that, and that, and that… Last week, I mentioned how much I love my full-time job as a professional fundraiser at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. This week, I got to dabble in my “other” position: Eggland’s Best CEO (Chief … Continue reading

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Get crackin’: Eggland’s Best launches 2014 ‘Your Best Recipe’ contest

It’s a tough job, but as Eggland’s Best “CEO,” I am up for the challenge. I am honored to be a judge in this year’s Eggland’s Best “Your Best Recipe” contest. My friends at Eggland’s Best launched the 2014 contest … Continue reading

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Eggland’s Best CEO: All cooped up

It’s time to let the cat out of the bag, or the chickens out of the coop. Remember that Eggland’s Best Chief Egg Officer contest that consumed me earlier this fall? It’s baaaaaack. And so is my best bud (see … Continue reading

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Cristina Lynn: New CD lyrics featured in popular Harlequin series

If you’re familiar with north Alabama singer Cristina Lynn, you know not to expect mainstream country. Her music is as traditional as Patsy Cline with a friendly, folksy flare and uniquely rich tone. As soon as “Sinners AND Saints” starts … Continue reading

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Black Friday crash

I had no intention of “doing” Black Friday, but Target called my name. The Minneapolis-based chain advertised the 16 GB iPad with retina display for $499, plus a $60 gift card with purchase. The tablet has been at the top of … Continue reading

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Moving Mormor: A family affair

Moving Mormor: A family affair.

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mike and David

mike and David

David, left, and Mike, after completing the 1000-mile drive from Minneapolis to Huntsville, moving my mother’s contents from her “old” home to her new one.

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Confessions of Big Foot: Sizing up the situation

I am getting out of the closet. At least my running shoes are. And my dress shoes. And my casual shoes. Actually, all of my shoes are busting out. For years, I lied about the size of my feet. It … Continue reading

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Moving on: Let the packing begin

My husband jokes that, other than our moves from Alabama to Minnesota and, 18 months later, Minnesota to Alabama, we tend to move just a quarter-mile down the road. That’s a bit exaggerated, but just a bit. No matter how … Continue reading

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