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DF, GF, CF, WTF?

When I started writing this blog – just about a year and a half ago, give or take – I was the mother of two typically developing boys in a family with no dietary restrictions whatsoever.  Or so I thought. … Continue reading

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Repetition

L. has a quirky habit — okay, he has lots of quirky habits, but I’m only planning to address one in particular tonight.  We’ll leave the fact that he bites his toenails for another day. He is the master of … Continue reading

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Gourds in Odd Places

J. and I only made the switch to organic dairy about six months or so ago.  I know, I know – I want to ask myself what took us so long, too.  But then I remember that we’ve been buffeted … Continue reading

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The $1 Dinner Experiment

This is it, friends — the night on which I share with you my efforts to make dinner for less than $1 per person.  In other words, dinner — a healthy, unprocessed, filling, hopefully delicious, and generally well-sourced — for … Continue reading

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Three Basic Dough Recipes

I’m exhausted.  We’re entering our third night of viral croup with poor L., and our fourth full day of potty training P. has just come to a close.  I left work early today to take L. to the doctor for … Continue reading

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Homemade Everything: Off the Deep End I Go

As anyone who’s read this blog even occasionally or lackadaisically knows, I’m on a constant quest to feed my family better.  (And if you’re new here, hi, let me sum it up for you: I’m B., and I have incurable … 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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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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Sooner or Later, it’s All About Money

I was going to write about something totally different today, but when I went to moderate the Comments board this morning there was an excellent question from reader Nina that got my wheels turning in a whole different direction.  Nina … Continue reading

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November Meal Plan and Thankfulness

Not to get all churchy on people, or anything — this is a completely nonreligious, ecumenical blog — but yesterday the visiting pastor at our church had some words of wisdom during the Children’s Moment that I think are worth … Continue reading

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