Category Archives: FOOD

EVERYDAY WE EAT….

Everyday, for the last year, Spenser and I eat Organic, no Pesticide, Non GMO broccoli, spinach, parsley, cabbage, tomato, kale, carrot, beet, garlic, rice bran, oat bran, apple, peach, cranberry, acerola cherry, orange, papaya, prune, date, concord grape, blueberry, ¬†bilberry, … Continue reading

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THE CIRCUS AND THE BEST ACT

S wanted to go to the circus. Thanks to children’s programming (mostly an old Mr. Rodger’s episode I rented from the library) and a few circus books, the circus was in order. So I found a non animal circus was … Continue reading

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KALE SALAD WITH SERRANO, MINT, AND BREADCRUMBS

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I was so inspired by my meals at abc kitchen in New York that I wanted to recreate some of the delicious dishes I had for a dinner party. So, last night, Andre and I…

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CHICKPEA SALAD WITH CUCUMBER, TOMATO, FETA, AND LEMON VINAIGRETTE

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The first time I ate chickpeas that weren’t from a can, I was blown away. They have so much potential to absorb flavor and are much more than a bland, slightly mushy bean. I would…

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THE MOM SOLO I WAS TRYING TO BE….

When I started blogging, I thought I would build a Mom Solo Empire! I’d share my experiences, travel, lecture and inspire partner-less women who wanted to be moms. I’d tell all my horrible date stories to make them laugh, and … Continue reading

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TRADER JOE’S PARTY – A GOOD FREE THING

Hey guys! I’ve missed you! I haven’t written since I ate all that fried fish and chips and yes, I actually did gain 10lbs and I’m still working it off. These last few months I’ve been focusing on finishing my … Continue reading

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FISH & CHIPS

I’ve been wanting to take Spenser to the aquarium for some time now… I have such fond memories of my babysitting days, taking the little girls to see the fish, sharks and penguins. Going to the cafe and having something … Continue reading

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A LITTLE CHOCOLATE…

  … is a nice reward for someone who got a shot at the doctor’s office AND didn’t climb out of his crib, even though he can.

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THINGS I LIKE (LOVE)

I’ve been getting a lot of email from companies asking me to review their product or advertise their product in some way. I’d actually like to monetize this blog – every little bit helps, right? But I just can’t say … Continue reading

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A HEALTHY SANDWICH

We were shopping with my husband today and I saw sun flower seeds and remembered a delicious recipe from my childhood. My mom used to make me cream cheese, avocado, cucumber and sunflower seed sandwiches. (I think she added alfalfa … Continue reading

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