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Have you ever tasted Japanese Mochi? You should.

Japan is a beautiful, magical place. Their sense of aesthetics runs through everything from clothing to architecture to packaging and food. I remember stopping into a small shop to grab a cheese sandwich and receiving something that looked like an art piece - two perfect triangles with the crust removed. Even the bag the sandwich was placed in was beautiful, sealed with a gold medallion. I never got used to everything as art, but I liked it. Food as an art form is celebrated in the Japanese semi-sweet, chewy rice treats called mochi. Once you try it, you'll want more.

A West Elm Mystery

Posted August 6, 2012

A friend of mine sent me this photo. It's a picture of a women with the following, "Chris Silverston founded Cape Town artist' collective Potter's Workshop in 1991. Trained through apprenticeship, new artists slowly acquire the skills to create the bead-like, textured ceramic patterns the studio is known for."

All Organic milk is the same, right?

Posted August 1, 2012

If a product like milk is labeled organic does it matter where it came from? A small family farm from your state or a giant factory farm? Does it matter how the cows are treated? The employees? For many PosiPair members and the public, the answer is an emphatic "Yes!"

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Artterro has teamed up with Strathmore Artist Papers to create this unique product for budding artists to easily explore their creativity through art journaling. Learn fun doodling, drawing and collage techniques with inspiring materials. Spiral bound kit includes: Solid book board cover to personalize, 14 inspiring project pages, beautiful handmade decorative papers, solid colored papers and artist-quality drawing paper, pocket folder to store pictures, scraps and found images. Manufactured in Appleton, WI by Strathmore Artist Papers. Great for all ages.

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This label highlights local foods available in grocery stores across South Central Wisconsin under the Something Special from Wisconsin™ program. It is part of a pilot project called Grocers Buy Local, initiated by the Wisconsin Grocers Association and supported by Thrive, the Agricultural Innovation Center, and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection, under the banner of the state’s Something Special from Wisconsin™ program.
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