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Tuesday Toad Profile: Jade

dweber posted this Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Name/nickname: Jade/ Jadeypants

Job: Guarding my mom’s desk from Daisy and the UPS guy.

What do you do for fun? I chase squirrels, birds and skunks. My mom says I’m not allowed to chase skunks anymore.  I’m thinking about chasing horses instead.

Favorite meal ever? Cat food

What three people (alive or dead) would you most like to invite for dinner? Odie (my cat friend), Julia Child and Ellen (not that talkshow lady – the lady we work with).

Desert island album? Is there one that sounds like a can opening over and over?

What’s your favorite Toad product? I know it’s a cliche, but the Cashmoore blanket is pretty good.

Where’s the next place you’d like to visit? Sometimes I get to go into stores.  I want to go to Nordstrom and visit the Chanel section – the black suits, preferably – where I can blow fur everywhere.  It will stress my mom out, but I think I’m worth it.

Which do you prefer?:

Surf/Ski: I heart snow.

Cat/Dog: I love cats.

Soul patch/ Full beard: Have we met? Beard. I’m, like, known for mine.

Salty/Sweet: Jerkey

Sunrise/Sunset: I’ll go cool with both since my dinner and breakfast times are right around then.

Water/Mountains: I was born in Colorado.  That’s where the prairie dogs are that I love to chase so much.

Milk Chocolate/Dark Chocolate: As if.

Bike/Car: Bikes for chasing, cars for getting to and from work.

Yoga/Run: You don’t need yoga when you’re already enlightened.

Grilled Cheese Contest Update

dweber posted this Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Dear Grilled Cheese Contestants,

The entries are in, we’ve selected three finalists and now we’re taking them to the test kitchen.  We’ll announce the winner next Monday.  Thanks, everyone, for your delicious contributions.

Stay Tuned.


The Family Toad

Tuesday Toad Profile: Daisy

dweber posted this Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

For those not in the know, Horny Toad is actually run by our dogs.  We humans are here only to help out when an opposable thumb is needed.  Which, by the way, is every time the barbecue gets fired up.  That’s what we call job security.

Name/nickname: Daisy/Doodle

Job: Sidekick/Desk Marshal/Squirrel Inspector

What do you do for fun? Dribble balls, chase squirrels and DANCE

Favorite meal ever? The Burger Bus patty with scrambled eggs, cheese and a side of bacon

Desert island album? Dirty ol’ Egg Suckin’ Dog (J. Cash), Salty Dog (Flogging Molly) and Old Blue (Layne Brooks)

Which do you prefer?

Surf/Ski: Ski

Cat/Dog: People

Soul patch/Full beard: Beard

Salty/Sweet: Salty

Sunrise/Sunset: Sunset

Water/Mountains: Mountains

Milk Chocolate/Dark Chocolate: Beef jerky

Bike/Car: Ever heard of a little thing called Driving Miss Daisy?

Yoga/Run: Scamper

Words of wisdom? Leave a trail and you’ll always find your way home.