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December 12, 2016



Not to cause panic, but did you realize it’s only two weeks

before Christmas?  While online shopping has left our lives

changed forever, there’s something special and festive about

Christmas shopping at an actual store (where you actually

have to put on clothes), with a crowd of other shoppers.

I hate shopping in general, but Christmas is that one time

I admittedly enjoy it.  I actually like sh...

December 21, 2015

Other Local Sweet Gifts


Coffeebar Bakery in Truckee

Taking orders until 12/22.  48 hour notice on orders applies.

Tahoe Yule Log: Chocolate Genoise Cake filled with Coffebar Espresso Buttercream, frosted with Rich Chocolate Ganache. It’s decoration is inspired by a traditional yule log burned on Christmas Eve and finished with meringue mushrooms and fondant holly and snowflakes. 

Price: $65, Serves 12-15

Assorted Christmas Tr...

December 14, 2015

Give the gift of warmth, outdoors and adventure this holiday season!  "Baby, It's Cold Outside" will be no match for these tried and tested cold weather gear.  For gear this good, you would dream of a White Christmas, and head outside as soon at the first hint of "Winter Wonderland", dancing and prancing, whistling "Let it Snow" on your way out.  So here are 10 holiday gift guides for the outdoorsy types in your life....

December 10, 2015

I travel often enough that over the years and by process of trial and error, I've accumulated some very reliable and efficient travel gear.  So for your someone special who could hardly sit still for too long in one place, here are some holiday gift suggestions for gear they can travel with - and think of you as they do! This collection have been field tested so whoever you're gifting them to don't have to - and so you don't h...

December 7, 2015

The season I have waited for all year is finally here - the chance to get to listen to Christmas music publicly without shame!  Call me eccentric, but am I the only one listening to Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" stealthily on earphones at work in the middle of August?  The Dutch has gone from being annoyed to waking up to Pentatonix' "Winter Wonderland/Don't Worry Be Happy" to blaring holiday music in his car, even when he's...

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