Monthly Archives: May 2011

Surprise! It’s the June Meal Plan!

You’re surprised, right?  I know it’s not quite the end of the month, but with a holiday weekend coming up, I figured this was the best time to post our meal plan for June.  Who knows what the next several … Continue reading

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It’s a Kids Eat Dogs World

Hot dogs.  Yuck. Oh, I know.  Everything in moderation, as is my major mission in the RRG house; and certainly, not all dogs are created equal.  Just as we managed to find some utterly delicious, nitrate-free, un-junked-up pepperoni in the … Continue reading

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Adjusting

We’re adjusting right now.  After making our decisions regarding L.’s weight and the pediatrician’s recommendations — not without some serious discussion, lots of opinions heard from friends and family (and you, wonderful blog readers), and introspection on our parts — … Continue reading

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Food Revolution Fridays: It’s About Health

This is a hard post to write.  I debated doing it at all, but it’s on my mind, and as I’m sitting here trying to think about all the things that I could be writing, this is the one thing … Continue reading

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Making Do

I’ve been thinking about a lot of things lately.  In the midst of not blogging for a week, taking some time to reset my priorities, I found that I couldn’t turn off the part of my brain that was trying … Continue reading

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Catching Up: Backyardigans Week Retrospective

Phew.  I meant to be blogging all last week about our Backyardigans Dinner Adventures, but frankly…I just needed a break. Mentally.  Emotionally.  Physically, even.  I’ve been WIPED OUT.  So I had to take some unexpected time away from the blog and … Continue reading

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So They Don’t Love Borscht

So…it’s official.  My kids love Chicken Kiev, and they’re not quite so warm and fuzzy about borscht. It’s Backyardigans Week here in the RRG house — the week when I promised L. I’d make only dinners revolving around foods that … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo in a Hurry

Tonight was one of those epic crazy nights, which is exactly why I decided to do these picture posts this week: because there’s been scheduling and cooking hell in our house, and only by staying organized and focused have I … Continue reading

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Wednesday Dinner: Going Veggie

As many of you know by now, we try to eat a fully vegetarian meal at least once a week; more often, we manage to get in 2-3 vegetarian or at least “quasi-veg” dinners.  (By “quasi-veg,” I mean meals that … Continue reading

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Busy Tuesday Dinner

Busy Tuesday, as always; slow-cooker meal, as always.  I did deviate slightly from the original meal plan.  We were supposed to be having barbecued pork sandwiches, but St. Louis style ribs were on sale at Whole Foods, so I decided … Continue reading

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