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Happy Valentine’s Day!

OK, so maybe it’s a bit early, but I’m feeling lovey.  🙂 Two–toned Valentine’s Cookies 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. salt … Continue reading

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Happy Spring

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The Sunday Kitchen: Old Favorites, New Spins

Weekends go by so quickly when you work full-time; it seems as if every Saturday and Sunday, combined, are the length of a morning in the working world.  There are so many things to do — errands to accomplish, chores … Continue reading

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Holiday Survival: Running the Junk Gauntlet

It’s over. I’m sad, I’m relieved, I’m thrilled that Christmas went as well as it did and that we had such a wonderful family holiday.  And it’s over.  Phew. Oh, don’t get me wrong — I’m no Grinch.  I LOVE … Continue reading

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Thanks to the Therapists

Thanks to the therapists who’ve made such a remarkable difference in L.’s life this fall. Not that they’ll read this — neither of them knows about this blog, since the time we spend together is spent talking about L. — … Continue reading

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The Weekend’s Top Ten

It was a nutty, crazy, zooey, and in all other ways chaotic weekend in our house, mainly due to the fact that my Saturday was swallowed up by rehearsals and performances.  (And, I must admit, a late-night outing with some … Continue reading

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Got a Second? Make Extras

OK, I hate being one of those smarty-pants smug people who has the “simple” solution to holiday stress.  Really, I have no better handle on how to make the holidays run more smoothly than any of the rest of you, … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of a Fat Lady

“Always give your children the bowl to lick.  It will encourage them to cook in later life.” –Clarissa Dickson-Wright, Two Fat Ladies I admit it.  I LOVE the Two Fat Ladies.  When the Cooking Channel was launched, one of the … Continue reading

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Onward Ho Ho Ho!

Another Thanksgiving is safely behind us, which means that it’s time to forge onward, without a pause for reflection or catching of breath, towards the next big thing.  I’ve realized, since having kids, that the month between Thanksgiving and Christmas … Continue reading

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