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Get back into my clothes: Day 5

Thanksgiving has come and gone. While I enjoyed a smidge of all of the Thanksgiving treats, I avoided SO many temptations.  While my family enjoyed pancakes or sausage, I did not have the them Thursday morning.  I skipped the doughnuts on Black … Continue reading

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My 2016 January Whole30 Recap

I finished my 4th Whole30 on Wednesday.  (I also did a Whole30 in June ’13, July ’14, and January’ 15.) This particular span of 30 days included New Year’s Eve, the wedding of a friend, three trips for work and … Continue reading

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Whole29.6

Well, I did it.  Almost. Thirty days ago, I started the Whole30 eating plan. I cut out dairy, sugar, grains, gluten, legumes, and all processed foods from my diet.  I learned to eat whole foods – grass-fed meats, free range … Continue reading

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Paleo: Good for you or too good to be true?

So first, how do you say it? Pal-eo? Pa-leo? Pa-le-o? From ThePaleoDiet.com: The Paleo Dietis based upon eating wholesome, contemporary foods from the food groups our hunter-gatherer ancestors would have thrived on during the Paleolithic era, the time period from … Continue reading

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The Blu Apple

Bloggers write about products all of the time.  Some are compensated for it.  Others just want to share the good news about a product they love.   That is the case with the Blu Apple. This little gizmo absorbs ethylene.  Ethylene, which … Continue reading

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Mommy’s (chocolate) rewards

I rarely bake because my kitchen is so depressing, dirty, ugly  there is never any time…  Oh, and I am not that good of a baker.  (It sounds nicer to blame it on my kitchen.)   But when I was faced … Continue reading

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Yankee Doodle Yum

I am so proud of myself!  I made something! I have clipped, posted and shared all kinds of ideas for all kinds of things, but this is the first time in recent memory I have actually followed through with the … Continue reading

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A Taste of Cincy

Earlier this week, I was in Northern Kentucky for work and found myself at not one, but two institutions of culinary importance in the Greater Cincinnati area. I will start with my favorite – Cincinnati chili. For you chili-lovers, this … Continue reading

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Holy guacamole!

I cannot believe it has been nearly a week since I have written.  I miss blogging, but with the Florida legislature in its last week of session and so many other things in the hopper, I have had to skip … Continue reading

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Back to basics

I have been a little scattered these last few days.  Our house was broken into.  My sister brought her newborn home from the NICU.   My parents visited twice.  We had major renovation work done.  (There will be pictures later this week.)  … Continue reading

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