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Friday… I’m Loving Food, Gratitutde, and Words…and a little flower obsession!

May 30, 2014
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Friday… I’m Loving Food, Gratitutde, and Words…and a little flower obsession!

Friday… I’m Loving Food, Gratitude, and Words…and a little flower obsession! OMG, it has been such an amazing spring. The warmth and the sun just light me up inside and out. Walking in my garden makes me a bit crazy with delight…the roses are exquisite and I love my little paradise. (photos below!) I have…

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Vote for the Dream Wedding, “Lucky in Love” Finalists

May 29, 2014
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Vote for the Dream Wedding, “Lucky in Love” Finalists

Please meet your Lucky in Love finalists! Only one couple will win. Directions on how to vote are below the finalist profiles. The winning couple will receive a gift certificate valued at a minimum of $1000 from each of the following vendors, with the total prize value well over $20,000! Photographer: Krissy Allori Photography Floral:…

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Taking Tribal Global- In Their Own Words- with guest, Renee Drellishak

May 27, 2014
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Taking Tribal Global- In Their Own Words- with guest,  Renee Drellishak

  Deirdre’s Dance Den A warm welcome once more to Deirdre’s Dance Den. Are you ready for more great stories from Gypsy Caravan Tribal Style Bellydance- land (TM)? How can you resist a smile and a reminder of what you get from and give to this dance life- isn’t it great? I had written previously about Breitenbush,…

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Lucky in Love Wedding Contest Finalists!

May 26, 2014
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Lucky in Love Wedding Contest Finalists!

Which one of these lucky couples will win the $20,000 dream wedding executed by the best vendors in Portland? Voting will begin soon! Read about the finalists below… Read the full post

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Friday, loving you, loving me…

May 23, 2014
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Friday, loving you, loving me…

Hello my friends… on the friday of our 3 day weekend, and thinking about our Gypsy C gig tonight here in Portland, with the Caravan Project and Scarlet Thistle…and it is a bellyjam! so if you are around…bring your dancing shoes and share some of our tribal goodness! (see info below!) There is an amazing…

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Taking Tribal Global- In Their Own Words- with guest, Eleanor Shirkie

May 20, 2014
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Taking Tribal Global- In Their Own Words- with guest, Eleanor Shirkie

Deirdre’s Dance Den Good day to you and welcome to Deirdre’s Dance Den. It’s a place to hear stories and learn more about the joy of Gypsy Caravan Tribal Style Bellydance (TM), and all things tribal. I love to hear your tales, share mine, and introduce you to other fabulous women and what they’ve been…

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Marketplace: The cookie factory that balances profit with progress

May 19, 2014
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Marketplace: The cookie factory that balances profit with progress Through the 1960’s, companies felt social responsibility was part of their culture. That all changed after a 1970 essay by Milton Friedman in the New York Times –“The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits.”  But recently a new type of corporate status has become…

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Marketplace: The cookie factory that balances profit with progress

May 19, 2014
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Through the 1960’s, companies felt social responsibility was part of their culture. That all changed after a 1970 essay by Milton Friedman in the New York Times –“The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits.”  But recently a new type of corporate status has become popular, the benefit corporation, which requires companies to…

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Kelly Lee Phipps Eulogy

May 18, 2014
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Kelly Lee Phipps Eulogy

What do you say when your best friend and spiritual brother passes away? I never in my wildest dreams ever imagined myself in just such a situation. Yet, here I am. I have not only lost a significant person in my personal life, but I feel that the world has lost a brilliant, creative soul…

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Friday, bits of love, and a photo day!

May 16, 2014
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Friday, bits of love, and a photo day!

Friday, What I’m Loving On my way to go glamping for the first time this year! Getting Buck ready Ain’t he sweet? And we’ve had such an amazing spring week here, my garden has exploded with flowers and birds and scents and beauty, it makes me so happy! Ah, if only you could smell it…

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