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The Post About the Treats

Every year around this time, as people’s thoughts turn to Halloween, I see a lot of questions floating around the internet.  What should we do about the candy?  Do we let our kids have candy?  Why can’t Halloween be done … Continue reading

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Monday Menus: Lunchbox Edition, Part III

I’m a bundle of nerves. Tomorrow morning, L. and I are going to his brand-new school for a half-day orientation.  It’s the start of kindergarten.  It’s a BIG DEAL. I know what he’s wearing – his school will require a … Continue reading

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Preservation: Part Three

TOMATOES. Let’s be honest, kids.  We’re all just in this summer produce thing for the tomatoes, right? There’s an unmistakable difference between ANY fresh, in-season produce, and its evil doppelganger, the out-of-season grocery-store version.   However, I know I can’t be … Continue reading

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Preservation: Part Two

In my first post about preserving summer produce, I mentioned veggie anxiety — that pervasive fear we all seem to suffer from, to one degree or another, when we start to feel as if there’s no possible way to take … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Food Waste and a Muffin Revelation

I owe you all TWO FULL WEEKS of food waste reporting.  Sorry about that — I have been keeping track, as promised, and I haven’t forgotten that I need to publish the results for weeks 3 and 4.  It’s just … Continue reading

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$3 Dinners and a Good Breakfast Idea

Dinner for $3 a person is much easier, I think, than it seemed like it would be.  I may be resting on my laurels a bit, since we’re not quite done with the 3-for-$3 challenge week, but I haven’t felt … Continue reading

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Miscellany and Cake

I’ve got a brain full of organized posts to write, but tonight is not the night for that.  No, tonight is the night for deep breaths, headlong plunges into the fall routine, and sharing the bits and pieces of clutter … Continue reading

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Friday Fend Night: Corn Muffin Waffles

Fridays as “fend nights” are not what they used to be. It used to be that on a “fend night,” I’d come home and help everybody figure out which leftovers they wanted.  We’d heat things up, dish a little of … Continue reading

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This Week in Pictures

There are only so many ways for a blogger to say that the Great Time Argument — the “I don’t have time to cook” or “We don’t have time to sit down as a family” debate — is a fallacy.  … 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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