Category Archives: 12 Days

12 Days of Gifts: Day 10

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One of the greatest benefits of being a blogger is hefty paycheck. Ha! Most of us don’t blog due to the salary which is nonexistent, but because we are passionate about the topic.  The greatest benefits are the people we … Continue reading

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12 Days Give Away – Day 9

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There are some products that are staples in the DFV house, yet we’ve never written about them.  Steffi does most of the creating in our kitchen and writes the majority of the posts so these things rarely cross my mind. … Continue reading

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12 Days of Gifts: Day 8

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Ever think something is out of your reach, but don’t care and decide to go for it, even if it only means failing? Well todays gifts was one of those moments. Last year I considered reaching out to this same … Continue reading

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First 6 Days Gift Recipients

The first half of DFV’s 2nd Annual 12 Days Holiday Gift Give Away is done, and what a great week it has been.  While we’ve been good at contacting this year’s gift recipients directly, I haven’t been very good at … Continue reading

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12 Days Gift Give Away – Day 7

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When my in-laws told us they had found a new (to them) vegan restaurant in Portland, it wasn’t much of surprise.  While the Portland vegan restaurant scene isn’t quite at swing a cat levels of density, many commercial strips of … Continue reading

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12 Days Give Away – Day 5

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Alton Brown is notorious for his dislike of single purpose kitchen utensils.  There are a couple that he’ll allow into his kitchen but most are verboten.   I found only one recipe of his that used tofu, and he recommends … Continue reading

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12 Days Gift Give Away: Day 4

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When a friend of ours in Seattle found out that we were moving to Salem, Oregon she connected us to two of her friends via Facebook.  One of the friends was Summer Keightley,  author of The Glad Cow Cookbook.  As … Continue reading

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