We often vacation together. Our kids get along really great and like going places together-- and we love seeing them experience things as cousins and friends! This last week we went to Disneyland and SeaWorld and it was such a great time! Although we were surprised by the chilly weather, we still had lots of time at the parks. We went to DisneyLand for two days, California Adventure for two days and then SeaWorld for one. We have a few daredevils who love the fast, dark, and thrill rides... and then...
Farming with Family
Life Lessons from Our Hazelnut Farm
Running a family business is both rewarding and challenging, especially when it involves farming. Our family owns and operates a hazelnut farm and roasting business, and we’ve learned a lot about life and business from working together. Here are some of the valuable lessons we’ve learned from farming with family.
Communication is Key
Communication is the foundation of any successful business, but it’s especially important when you’re working with family. It’s essential to establish clear lines of communication and set expectations from the beginning....
De-Cluttering Tips for February
Getting a Head Start for Spring
It's never too early to start thinking about spring cleaning. With the new year in full swing, now is the perfect time to start de-cluttering your home and getting organized for the warmer months ahead. As a family-owned hazelnut business, we know the importance of staying organized and keeping your space tidy. Here are some de-cluttering tips for February to help you get a head start on your spring cleaning!
1. Start with a plan
Before you start de-cluttering, create a plan of...
The Best Hazelnut Pairings for Your Favorite Wines and Cheeses
Hazelnuts are a versatile and delicious ingredient that can be paired with a variety of foods, including wine and cheese. Whether you're hosting a party or simply enjoying a night in, here are some of the best hazelnut pairings for your favorite wines and cheeses.
1. Chardonnay and Brie Cheese with Hazelnuts
Chardonnay's buttery notes complement the creamy texture of Brie cheese, while the nuttiness of hazelnuts adds a crunchy contrast to the soft cheese. This pairing is perfect for a...
Oregon: Celebrating its Birthday and Rich Hazelnut Legacy
Oregon is a beautiful state located in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is known for its stunning natural beauty, with breathtaking landscapes that range from rugged coastline to lush forests, and its vibrant culture. Today, February 14th, is a special day in Oregon's history, as it marks the state's birthday. On this day in 1859, Oregon was officially admitted as the 33rd state in the Union.
One of the things that Oregon is famous for is its delicious...