Blackberries Galore!

One of the perks of living here in the Seattle area are the wild blackberries that abound this time of year.  I’m so used to being able to go to any number of parks, backyards – even the side of the road! – to pick free blackberries, that I can never bring myself to actually…

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Food Tracking Website Reviews

Recently I have been shopping around for an online food journal, and there are a lot of choices out there!   Food tracking is a great tool for people like me who know how to eat healthfully, but tend to let the portions get out of hand.  Here’s my take on some of the websites…

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10 Ways to Make a Vegan Feel Loved

In the past week, my post “10 Things Never to Say to a Vegan” has been re-posted and shared quite a bit, generating an unprecedented amount of traffic.  And while I think it is fun to giggle about the crazy questions and comments that are directed toward vegetarians and vegans, I’ve been feeling a little…

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When There’s no Food in the House…Make Tortillas!

The other day, lunchtime was approaching and I had no food in the house.  Look at my sad, nearly-empty refrigerator!   It was Friday and I was determined to make it to my usual Saturday shopping trip to buy groceries again.  I’ve been trying hard to stick to a strict grocery budget and those in-between…

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Sweet Kids and Salty Snacks

Lately my sleep has been getting interrupted.  Halfway through the night, our toddler comes pitter-pattering into our bedroom and climbs into bed with us.  Then our kitty decides to join in.  The other morning I actually woke up, scrunched down below my pillow, to find our cat, Sebastian, sprawled out across my entire pillow!  I…

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