Category Archives: FOOD

HUSBAND UPDATE

My husband, Trader Joe’s and I are doing really well, thank you for asking. (If you are a new reader, you can catch up on our romance here and here and here and under the Trader Joe’s category.) I was a … Continue reading

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SLEEP BRAG

Last night I was asleep by 9:15 and woke up at 6:15! Spenser was awake but sitting up and playing, so I went back to sleep till he called me at 7:15! It was the most refreshing sleep and today … Continue reading

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KALE SMOOTHIE

2 bananas 12 0z apple juice 3 big kale leaves ice BLEND.   Serve in a champagne flute that you never use anymore. MMMMM……..   We like it.   Sort of…

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BRADLEY…. A DATING STORY

When I was about 29, my best friend from high school, Tia,  set me up on a date with Bradley, a guy from her husband’s work. Tia was obsessed (as only a best friend can be) with the fact that … Continue reading

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SPAGHETTI WITH BROCCOLI PESTO

Here’s the recipe from Valleybrink Road. Making this right now….  Oh my GOD! Delicious! It’s a BIG hit for a picky eater (unlike the green mac & cheese.)

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LACTATION CLASS AND HUSBANDS

When I was about 8 months pregnant, I took a lactation class at a boutique baby store. This time in my life had been so joyful. Being pregnant had given me so much more excitement, joy and happiness than I … Continue reading

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GREEN MAC & CHEESE

A few weeks ago, I made a ton of this stuff and Spenser won’t eat one bite!   I froze most of it and keep trying to sneak it along side of chicken or whatever other item I’m serving. I’ve … Continue reading

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MAYBE I’M LETTING MYSELF GO… JUST SLIGHTLY.

Lately, I’ve been doing nothing during Spenser’s naps. Nothing meaning: surfing the web, watching TV, chatting on the phone…. Today, I watched the entire web series Burning Love. I don’t like a lot of comedies (because I am a comedy snob and … Continue reading

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I’M HANDY + HEALTHY, GREEN MAC & CHEESE

As I begin week 3 of having a broken light switch in my bathroom, I remind myself that just because someone has a partner – it doesn’t mean that partner is “handy.”YOU might be the handiest in the relationship (Yes, … Continue reading

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SAME DUE DATE MEANS…..

When I was about 5 months pregnant I went to a friend’s dinner party at a restaurant in Hollywood. I was through my morning sickness and extreme tiredness and excited to go out. I hadn’t bought any maternity clothes yet. … Continue reading

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