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To Get Cotton on a New Stage (at SXSW), I Need Your Help

If you have known me long, you know I have enjoyed going to Austin for SXSW the last few years. It is a conference where people come from all areas of culture and talks about what matters to them and they think should matter to the rest of the planet. I’m sure you see how […]

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Taking the 10 Gallon Challenge to Help My Community

It seems like summer is a great time for charitable challenges to be launched. A few years ago, I did the ice bucket challenge which was a lot of fun and raised money for a great cause. And some of you may remember that a really long time ago, some of us took on the […]

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How a Cotton Lover Does Laundry Differently

Now and then, I have the chance to talk to the fabric experts at Cotton Incorporated and I have been meaning to write up some of the care tips I’ve learned during my cotton loving years. I like to keep my clothes, sheets, etc looking good for a long time and a large part of […]

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Surprised by the Tech in Laundry & Kitchen Appliances at Best Buy

I am receiving compensation for writing this post. The opinions are all mine but I hope they share the love of cotton!  I love cotton from farm fields to my home, that’s pretty clear with all the things I post here, but I haven’t written as much about technology recently. Usually when I think of those […]

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Can you get me some cotton seed for my garden?

I love the excitement behind the question I get asked each spring — “Can you get me some cotton seed for my garden?” reminds me that other people would like to see the wonder that is cotton seed turning into a plant with broad leaves, slowly putting on buds that become flowers and ultimately form […]

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Lots of Differences from One Grocery Store to Another

We all have these connections to grocery stores that we rarely even think about. Whether you love them or hate them or, like most people, fall somewhere in the middle, we all have some opinion. For me, grocery stores have always been a touchstone of sorts. You Learn A Lot from a Grocery Visit I […]

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Things I Learned on an Avocado Farm – Video

Every time I see an avocado at a grocery store or in a dish, I grin as I remember the time I got to go to an avocado farm. I came home and shared some videos on Instagram, etc but I am just getting around to blogging some of the tips I got as Mimi Avocado […]

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Human Hungry Hungry Hippos — My Family’s Game Night on Video

Yes, this is another one of those posts where I show you the hilarity that my family brings when we get together. And yes, this is my extended family… mom shakes her head at her crazy kids, grandkids and the folks we have all decided to share so much of our holidays, etc. with. The […]

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