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Dean says ...
I would share these with my GFJane, she LOVES citrus!
12/09/2011 1:33:17 PM CST
John V says ...
I would put these in a big bowl in the main office, to balance all the cookies and sweets with some healthy fruit! Happy Holidays!
12/09/2011 1:35:29 PM CST
Tricia Humphrey says ...
I would share my satsumas with my Mum. Since we have switched roles and I am now taking care of her like she took care of me when I was a little girl!
12/09/2011 1:38:11 PM CST
Pamela says ...
I am blessed with most wonderful neighbors who and share Satsumas with them as well as with a local foodbank.
12/09/2011 1:43:49 PM CST
Elizabeth C. says ...
So that citrus variety is called satsumas! I love them because they're seedless and easy to peel (the reason I don't like eating oranges is because they're not possible to peel gracefully without a knife). In our family, we grow some of our own greens (vegetables) and share them with our relatives and vice versa. I would love to share these satsumas with my family and relatives to keep with the spirit of sharing. Sharing is joyful and to be joyful is to share. :)
12/09/2011 1:43:53 PM CST
Kelcey says ...
I would share Satsuma's with my mom. She is 87 years old and has been here in Maine with me for the past 5 or 6 years now. Before that she lived in sunny California, and needless to say the transition from California to Maine, especially at her age, was not easy (although she loves Maine). While in California she was used to having numberous fruit trees in her yard, including oranges, grapefruit and tangelos. She would make pitchers of juice squeezed from several different citrus fruits - it was so good. She really misses that, and loves fresh citrus. We also had some new neighbors move in across the street several days ago - I might have to take them a basket of Satsuma's if I had too many to eat myself!
12/09/2011 1:44:06 PM CST
Pamela says ...
I am blessed with most wonderful neighbors. I'd share Satsumas with them as well as with a local foodbank.
12/09/2011 1:44:49 PM CST
Melissa says ...
I would share it with my family and my friends who I will spend some time with during this holiday season.
12/09/2011 1:53:40 PM CST
Toni Thomas says ...
I am so blessed to come from a very large family. My parents had 15 children and now have 86 grandchildren and great grandchildren. We try to get together for many of the holidays even tho we are now living in many parts of the country. Mom has gone to be with Jesus but my Dad who is 87 is growing old very gracefully. We all love fruit and I love to can any extras for later consumption.
12/09/2011 1:54:48 PM CST
Nettie Tomicki says ...
What a healthy and delicious after-meal treat these are! I absolutely enjoyed them! They are a perfect choice for me to share with my daughter who is a nurse and works a 12-hour nightshift. Not only would they be ideal for her to pack, being small, but their pick-me-up nutrition for her long hours would be a God-send. Knowing how generous she is, she'll be sharing some with her fellow staff ( AND her two school-age children and husband)! What a welcome gift this would be for all!
12/09/2011 1:56:02 PM CST
A Wierzgac says ...
I would share satsumas with my family and my church family.
12/09/2011 2:07:09 PM CST
Tu says ...
I would share satsumas with my aunts and uncles and Mom's residential care home. These family members are at least octogenarians, and they grew up when times were really hard and my grandparents had many mouths to feed. Not many of my Mom's and Dad's siblings are still alive. I remember my Dad's youngest sister telling me that when they were kids, there wasn't enough money for Christmas gifts, so they were given an apple and orange and they were delighted, since this was a treat. Though I doubt the apples and oranges in the 1930's were satsumas which were gifted, it would be nice to sit and chat with them, having the sweet satsumas (kind to arthritic hands) as a catalyst, for talking story about the old days before these people are gone from the Earth. Thank you for this opportunity to share.
12/09/2011 2:07:15 PM CST
Jeanie says ...
I'd share them with a downtown homeless shelter or local food bank.
12/09/2011 2:12:58 PM CST
Greta says ...
I would like to share Satsumas with my children. My husband grew up eating "Satsumas" in Sweden. He has such fond memories of them. We refer to them as "clementines" around our house. (I am not sure if they are precisely the same thing - Satsumas may be slightly smaller). The kids cannot get enough of them! My youngest daughter can even peel them herself. I would also love to share them with my Mom's Club. Too often, we give our children snacks that are not as healthy as they should be. I'm sure all of my friends' kids would give up unhealthy snacks for Satsumas! Yum!
12/09/2011 2:34:42 PM CST
Barbara Williams says ...
If I were to win, I would ask that you send the second box to my best friend. She is 89 years old and still works in order to live independently. Although I am 12&1/2 years younger, my pension is insufficient to support holiday gifts and a spine injury presents my acquisition of supplemental income.
12/09/2011 3:32:09 PM CST
LeRoy Epps says ...
I would love to share Satsumas with my 80 year old mom, and 84 year old uncle. I love sharing new things with them as we grew up on an organic farm that my grandfather owned. There are somany wonderful foods that are so amazing for our health and well being. Whole Food Market is such a wonderful concept that I pray will have tremendous growth onward.
12/09/2011 4:10:46 PM CST
JoAnne Ryan says ...
I would share share this wonderful fruit with the Karenni Refugee family that I adopted for Christmas. They would think it was manna from heaven!
12/09/2011 4:13:29 PM CST
Bonnie Lyn Paige says ...
I would give a box to my neighbor- we rarely see each other, and I think it would be a good way to let him know that I care about him, and wish him well!
12/09/2011 4:26:16 PM CST
Vagheesh Narasimhan says ...
The orangutan of course was the first vegetarian and the greatest critic of fruit on the planet, often trekking for miles to find the best and sweetest. I'm going on a field expedition to Borneo island and would like to share one with an orang. Satsuma oranges do not grow there!
12/09/2011 4:29:08 PM CST
Deborah says ...
I'd sure love to be able share a box of Satsumas with my elderly mom. Mom is a month shy of 86, and she lives in a very rural part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula where there aren't many good fruit choices in her local grocery stores, much less a Whole Foods Market. My mom says that the greatest treat she and her siblings ever had when she was a girl, was the orange they'd get in their Christmas stocking each year, along with some nuts and an apple, but it was the orange that was the real treat. That's because way back then, you couldn't even find oranges in a grocery store in that area, except at Christmastime -- and since they were very expensive, it was a great financial sacrifice even for her mom to buy them. Thus, each child only got one orange during the entire year. My mom loves oranges, so this Christmas, I'd love to make hers one filled with the delicious taste of Satsuma oranges. Mom is ailing, because her heart's not too good anymore, and I've got a strange feeling that this may be her last Christmas. So, to be able to give her not just ONE orange for Christmas, but an ENTIRE BOX box of them, would be an amazing gift for her. It'd surely bring a sparkle to her eye, because a box of Satsumas could fill a couple of Christmas stockings! I know there are others out there with good reasons, too, but for an old gal like my mom, who couldn't get oranges as a kid, can you think of any better Christmas present than an entire box of Satsuma oranges? I don't think so, and I truly hope you'll choose to send my mom a box of Satsumas. Oh, and you can send her my box, too, because I can easily buy more at my local Whole Foods Market here on the East Coast. Thanks -- and have MERRY Christmas!
12/09/2011 4:32:08 PM CST
Amy Smith says ...
I would love to share with my co-workers! Merry CHristmas!
12/09/2011 4:35:08 PM CST
Miki Murdoch says ...
Would love to share with all the under-privilleged and/or starving children in the world. If the Foodbank took any perishables, this would be one of the items I'd give.
12/09/2011 5:48:24 PM CST
Melissa R says ...
I would share with my sister-in-law and her family. They would love them, especially the kiddos!
12/09/2011 6:10:17 PM CST
Mary K. says ...
I would share the Satsumas with my kids who like fruit and especially oranges they can peel and eat without any help. Satsumas are a tasty and healthy snack after school. I would give the second box to our neighbors who recently moved.
12/09/2011 6:30:41 PM CST
Helene K. says ...
I would share with my dear friend Vicki and her husband Don.
12/09/2011 6:35:11 PM CST

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