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On pivot: Dark Rye’s Childhood Episode

By Dark Rye, April 15, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Dark Rye

Dark Rye

Being an adult is no fun at all — unless you can figure out how to be an adult like a kid. Worms! Homemade robots! A sweet new ride for the boardwalk! Delights abound, and there’s plenty to share.

This week’s Dark Rye episode on pivot brings you “Childhood” through the minds of some of our favorite experts in childishness. See it tonight, Wednesday April 16, on pivot network at 11:30pm ET/ 8:30pm PT. What channel is pivot on? Find pivot in your area: getpivot.tv

This week's episode is a crash course in seeing, doing, and making stuff that’ll bring play back into even the stodgiest of...

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Dyeing Easter Eggs, the Natural Way

By Megan Myers, April 15, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Dyed Eggs

Since having kids, I keep my eye out for activities that will spark creativity but are easy enough for even the littlest of the group to participate in. Holidays are always a great time for simple craft projects, and one of our favorites come spring is Easter egg dyeing.

Egg dyeing with kids can be a stressful experience, but this is a great time to embrace the mess and just get down and dirty! We like to use natural dyes made from everyday ingredients – combine the dyes with these tips for an eggcellent experience.

  • Set up your dye station outside to avoid messy spills.
  • Dress the kids in play clothes, just in case.
  • Be sure to have snacks on...
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Celebrate Spring with Pretty Vegan Dishes

By Allison Burch, April 14, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

Spring celebrations often mean a table loaded with eggs and ham and brisket, and while these seasonal classics are delightful, they’re not so great if you’re vegan.

Luckily spring is also bursting with fruits, vegetables and herbs that add a vibrant, fresh touch to any celebration. So whether you’re setting a vegan table or just love your veggies, these recipes make the most of springtime produce.

Vegan Brunch Bread Pudding ...

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Sensational Smoked Salmon

By Alana Sugar, April 14, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Although smoked salmon has a long history with bagels and cream cheese, it’s a simple delicacy you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. It adds elegance and flavor to omelets and crêpes like Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas, and to sushi, salads, sandwiches and spreads like Lemon Tarragon Smoked Salmon Spread.

Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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Well-Known Names, Well-Crafted Songs, Well-Suited for April

By Allison Burch, April 13, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

You’ll recognize most of the names in this month’s group of featured artists. One is paid tribute to, one is on his way to super-stardom, and three are at the top of their game. Bring some new music into your April — look for these picks and more at many of our stores!

Read on to find out how to win a copy of the Jackson Browne Tribute CD.

Jackson Browne Tribute

Looking Into You

Jackson Browne stands out as one of music’s most iconic singer-songwriters, and in this 2-disc set you can hear the respect and admiration of over 23 artists as they pay musical homage. Even though each song has a...

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