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I Don’t Think I’m a Kid Anymore, Toto!

I miss being a kid sometimes. My body just can’t do the things it used to be able to do without a great deal of complaining these days. How annoying! Take, for example, our recent trip to a local ski hill. As far as I can remember I’ve never actually been to this particular ski […]

Try 31 New Recipes – Mom’s Borsch, or is it Borscht?

My husband was sick recently. The poor guy doesn’t get sick often, but when he does it certainly seems to kick his feet out from under him. And he got the head cold at the beginning of the final week of school, when he had a test almost every day. Fun times! Illness always call […]

Gratitude: Holiday Gifts Edition

I love giving gifts. I mean looo-ooo-ooo-ove. Like Buddy the elf loves syrup and smiling (one of my favourite Christmas movies!). I normally spend a lot of time brainstorming gift ideas and putting together plans for wrapping and presentation. I get a lot of satisfaction out of seeing an individual delight in an item that […]

Kale Attempt #2 – Spaghetti Squash Kale Mac & Cheese

I have a goal to try 3 new vegetables, 3 different ways this year, and one of my choices is kale.  In my first kale attempt, I successfully made a kale and beet salad.  Recently I came across a recipe with kale that sounded both interesting and delicious, so I decided it was time to […]

November Schmovember

Some months seem to fly by, some months seem to take forever to reach the end, and some months given the appearance of sluggishness while zooming past like lightening.  The latter is the kind of month I just had.  Ugh. Seriously, it seems like just the other weekend we were creating costumes and heading to […]