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Junior League of Washington’s Tossed & Found Sale

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Macarons in Target?

Yes, you’ve read that correctly.  Target (as in super duper big box store) has macarons!  They’re made under the Archer Farms label and were actually quite delicious!

There are two sizes available, a six pack and a twelve pack. Both contain six flavors: chocolate, vanilla, pistachio, coffee, raspberry, and lemon. The six pack includes one of each flavor while the twelve pack carries two.

I’m not sure you can get them at every location yet – they’re probably testing the product out at the moment. Check your local SuperTarget to see if they have them. They’ll be in the Bakery Department right by where you pick up your French bread loaves and cupcakes. Bon Appetit!

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Return of a Legend…

If you’re like me, you’ve had enough of Whole Food’s prices, Trader Joe’s bad produce and running to Virginia every time you need paper towels.  Well, the good news is finally here.  Our beloved Social Safeway is scheduled to open on May 6th.

And it gets better… It’s going to be open 24 hours a day!  And the store wouldn’t be complete without a sit-down sushi bar with sushi chefs, complete wine cellar, comprehensive cheese section, brick-oven pizza department, an Italian-style gelato bar, an upgraded Starbucks coffee bar, along with an indoor/outdoor seating area featuring a fireplace, HD televisions, complimentary WiFi, and open balcony overlooking Wisconsin Avenue.  How’s that for a facelift?

See you there!

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Fabulous Find: Last Minute Ghoulish Treats

Bootiful-CupcakesI love these boo-tiful cupcake wrappers from Paper Orchid (available on Amazon).  They’re $13 for a pack of 12 and if ordered today, will still come in time for Halloween!

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Fabulous Find: On the Upside…

52820.EE70CD27I am totally digging (well, not really since it’s hanging upside down), this upside down planter.  It’s the Boskke Sky Planter from Unica Home.  It’s built to hang upside down from a ceiling hook and uses a reservoir system to release water when the soil is dry.  The result, it requires up to 80% less water than conventional planters and needs refills as infrequently as twice a month!  Who doesn’t want that sort of efficiency for the basil pot in their kitchen?

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Finally…


shapeimage_3YAHOO!  It’s finally here!

9 am – 1 pm in the Hardy Middle School parking lot (Wisconsin at 34th Street NW), across from Social Safeway (under construction)

You’ll be able to find fruit, vegetables, eggs, baked goods, and other fine local products from:

Black Rock Orchard
Bonaparte Breads
Derick’s Orchard
Gardener’s Gourmet
Hondo Coffee
Smallwood’s Veggieporium
Smith Meadows Meats and Pastas
Toigo Orchards
Westmoreland Produce
Wheatland Natural

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Farmer’s Markets in DC

The Washington Post just launched an interactive farmer’s market guide that lets you sort through markets in the area!  You can access it here.

You can click on the map to get to your neighborhood and select a farmer’s market for more information. You can also sort by days since farmer’s markets are often only open certain days of the week.  My favorite markets are Dupont and the Palisades markets.

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