Tag Archives: food

They’ve Got Me Surrounded

I’m the token female in my household.  I’m surrounded by men.  My husband, my son, my dog – all male.  And currently my stepson is staying with us while he transitions during a move from west coast to east coast.  … Continue reading

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Speedbumps on the Convenience Highway

We all run through life in turbo drive, every day trying to do more in less time.  We live in a magical world where new conveniences pop up regularly, developed to match our speed, our lack of patience, and our … Continue reading

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Food Economics

One of the many reasons I hate grocery shopping is because it is so dang time consuming. When I shop, I’m generally shopping for a week to two-weeks worth of groceries. Since I cook dinner at home almost every night, … Continue reading

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Prepare to Do Nothing.

I had a conversation with a couple of coworkers today who pointed out some of the reasons so many of us truly enjoy Thanksgiving:  food, football, and stretchy pants.  It is a day when, after the flurry of food preparation … Continue reading

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They Didn’t Get to Cheat

Last night was one of those evenings when I got home late. I had forgotten to get anything out to thaw for dinner. My son had already eaten something (being a teen, he eats pretty much every couple hours) so … Continue reading

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Eeny, meeny, miny, moe…and benjamin, and jane and thelma and…

Back in 1785, the English poet William Cowper wrote “Variety’s the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavour.”   If Mr. Cowper could have seen into the future 200 years, I wonder if he would have changed that … Continue reading

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Carrots, again?

Those of us humans who share our homes with dogs, cats, or any other domesticated animal tend to be a unique breed. (Get it? Breed?)  We don’t just “own” pets. We consider them furry family members. We talk to them, … Continue reading

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