Category Archives: Food

Working Off the Winter

One of my motivation for planting the garden has always been: fighting the extra pounds I put on each winter. Sure eating increased amounts of fruits and vegetables always helps to regulate your system but it is the physical activity … Continue reading

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Hold the Broth: Corned Beef for Split Pea Soup

Our Saint Patrick’s Day dinner this year will be getting extra mileage, something to go with those left-over sandwiches on rye. I always add the potatoes and cabbage to the simmering corned beef pot during the last hour and then, … Continue reading

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Wrapped in Momma’s Love

Sarah knocked on the bedroom door this morning to say her good-byes. There, in the doorway she stood with her new scarf wrapped around her neck and a big smile on her face. She is having breakfast as planned with … Continue reading

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I Smell Cookies

The freshie is busy in the kitchen baking chocolate chip cookies in honor of big sister’s homecoming from college. Yes, it’s spring break! I prefer when freshie cleans their room for her sister’s arrival but at this point I’ll settle … Continue reading

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Happy First Lady’s Day!

On President’s Day: I find myself most incline to celebrate our President’s better half, Michelle Obama for her effort to fight Childhood Obesity, in her creation of the White House Garden. I have written about Childhood Obesity in The Family Weighs … Continue reading

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Numbers, Sizes, and Food

The controversial obesity epidemic in the United States has many of us assessing our food intake, looking at serving sizes and wondering: Why the sizes represented on the sides of containers are not the same as the amount of food … Continue reading

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Generation Zzzzzz

I try to get into the mind of my seventeen year old daughter. I watch as she ruins opportunities. I am dumbfounded by her disinterest as I constantly scream for her to “Wake up” both literally and figuratively. She is … Continue reading

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