Monthly Archives: March 2011

Easiest. Dinners. Ever.

Every once in a while, I manage — in all the meal planning I do — to either completely mess myself up for the week, or make my life ridiculously easy.  There are weeks when it just seems as though … Continue reading

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Oh, Right, Lent!

Oh, right, it’s Lent! (Disclaimer: I know not everyone adheres to Christianity; I know not everyone observes Lent; and while this post will be somewhat about Lent as a season, I hope those who don’t observe it will stick with … Continue reading

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Ultimate Breakfast Bread

Every once in a while, I get crazy ideas in my head (shocking, I know) that just have to be tried immediately.  This weekend I had just such a moment.  Breakfasts in our house lately have felt, well, BORING.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Cabbage Juice and Baking Soda: I’ve Got Issues

Cabbage and Spinach Frosting…yum, yum. P.’s got a birthday coming up.  (For that matter, so have I…he and I share our special day, which usually means that I just about forget it’s my birthday altogether until somebody reminds me, because … Continue reading

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Green Food

Green Food.  It’s a term that can strike terror into the hearts of parents everywhere; a color which, when on the plates of small children, appears to inspire loathing like no other color in the rainbow.  Green food doesn’t tend … Continue reading

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If I Ran the World (What To Do About Childhood Obesity)

OK, time to do something I try to do very rarely: ask you all to do me a favor.  I realize that you check out this blog with whatever frequency you manage to stop by so that you can get … Continue reading

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Behind the Proverbial Eight Ball Already???

Yikes.  Mondays. OK, more accurately: Yikes, today, which happens to be a Monday, and which fully lived up to the harried and vaguely menacing reputation of all Mondays.  Not in every way; it was actually a fine, if unremarkable, day … Continue reading

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