My "Treat Myself" Moment is Coming…

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All the chaos we’ve been through this summer is finally winding down…I hope. I just can’t wait until it’s all over, and I can relax for a moment – and you can bet I’ll have a glass of this in my hand when I do…

A Tale of Two Feet

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Once upon a time there was a girl. The girl was the proud owner of two very loyal feet. The girl paid a lot of attention to the feet. The feet were always smooth and soft, pumiced and brightly painted. The girl put the feet in cute sandals and adorned their toes with pretty rings…

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Mommy and Me Recipe: Fall Veggie Crisp

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Since returning to work full-time, I’ve learned one thing for sure: Anything I can do on the weekend to help myself out during the week makes me my own best friend when workdays kick my butt. So, Sunday has become the day to cook! Today, I made this yumminess with some of the last garden…

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I'm tempted to call this Almost Compost Stew…

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Look out….I’m feeling kinda full of myself right now.  Why? Well, partly because my every color of the rainbow found it’s way into my son’s belly today, and that makes me a happy mom 😀 But I’m also feeling very proud of myself because I used up the vegetables cluttering my counter and fridge. It’s no…

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My 100th post: Reflections and Goals

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(Cue balloons and confetti… oh, and presents are OK, too!) Hooray for my 100th post!! Woooo! Well, we’ll just pretend this is my 100th post. It’s actually 102, but this has been a thoroughly crappy week so I blew right past it. Today, however, is a better day. 😀 I started my blog in March,…

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Mommy and Me Hummus Recipe

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I have been accused of being a little too cautious when it comes to introducing solids to my son. My response? Well, I’ll let you guess. 😡 I care…really care…about the relationship my son has with food, so yes, I’m pretty careful. The way I see it, that’s my job as his mother, so he…

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Rainy Day Squash Boats

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I’m all for rain, but what’s with the threatening skies every time I have a day off!? Not being able to hang laundry outside really throws a wrench into the rest of my week.  Rrrrr…. 😡 Oh well. It’s good for the garden, right? Besides, a rainy day is the perfect time to take care…

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