Category Archives: Musings

Having my Christmas Cake and Eating it too

January 2 might seem like an odd time to be writing about Christmas, but this isn’t altogether about Christmas, it’s about a bigger thing.  It’s about finding a way to stay sane when things outside of our control are stressing … Continue reading

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2012 in review

My Dear Readers, 2012 has been a busy year for this mom who returned to work after staying home with my kiddos for 3.5 years. It was a year of big adjustments as I learned how to juggle the demands … Continue reading

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When Good Recipes Go Bad

  I tend to view recipes more as insipiration rather than instructions to follow to the “T.” That is of course, unless I am baking, in which case I measure meticulously and never stray from the recipe.  I like to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Countdown: 7 Days to go, Do You Know What You’re Making?

  It’s a week before Thanksgiving and my email inbox is flooded with food related newsletters touting new and exciting recipes to replace the same old, supposedly boring, tried and tested favorite recipes.  My question is does anyone actually try … Continue reading

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Of Fast Food and Mommy Bloggers, the Things That Make us Sane and Drive us Crazy

The February 2011 issue of Family Circle magazine states that 60% of kids eat fast food every day. It is a statistic in the sidebar of an article about a program that teaches kids how to grow and cook fresh, … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks and Holiday Feasts

I both love and hate this time of year. I love it for all the cooking shows and magazines full of fall and holiday recipes (that I drool over yet never make). I hate it because those same shows and … Continue reading

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