This month, I’m helping out with Blogging University’s Photo 101 course on WordPress.com, and I’ve decided to join in as a participant as well. I’m winding down the busy season with Jenny Hooks Photography and heading into an indefinite hiatus, and I’m going to have more time to spend on the hobby of photography. I… Read More “Home” – Photo 101: A Photo a Day
My husband just educated an expecting couple about babywearing in Target, after they asked him about the BabyHawk.
So who else goes non-traditional on Thanksgiving? None of us care for turkey, so we’re staring what we hope will become a tradition here at our new house. The Captain is grilling babyback ribs (my Southern boy is grilling in the snow). I’m making curried sweet potatoes with honey butter glaze, corn pudding (recipe has… Read More Going nontraditional.
They had me at “bacon fat aromatics”.
That 14 pounds I lost this Spring has creeped itself over halfway back to my bod. I tell myself that it is natural, considering the past crazy-tough five months of my life, but I still don’t like it. Clothes that hadn’t been out of my closet for years were fitting loosely in May…now I’m going… Read More Magic Shell addiction.
I heard about this on NPR this morning and wanted to share. It is a big meta-analysis of a bunch of studies regarding organic produce versus “standard” produce. They admitted it was relatively limited in scope, but the results are interesting nonetheless. The gist: “The review yielded scant evidence that conventional foods posed greater health… Read More Conventional versus organic foods, a meta-analysis.
How quintessentially American of us that as a society, we are rallying behind or rallying against a fried chicken fast food restaurant as a proxy for our political opinions.
Did you know that when you roast cabbage, it takes on a nutty, almost sweet flavor? I really, really love cabbage, and tend to eat it mostly in the spring time around St. Patrick’s Day, but having discovered this recipe, I’m going to be eating it a lot more frequently. It is cheap, it is… Read More RECIPE: Roasted Cabbage Wedges
I love curry. I’ve told my husband before that I could probably be a vegetarian in a heartbeat if I had unlimited access to fresh Indian food at all times. I created this chicken salad recipe to fit in with my healthier eating habits, and it turned out to be DELICIOUS! Ingredients: approximately 6 cups… Read More Get Healthy: Curry Chicken Salad made with Greek Yogurt
Oh my goodness. What to call this? Almond-Oatmeal smoothie? Apple-Cinnamon Smoothie? Paradise in a Smoothie? Who knows. This smoothie is aaaaaaaamazing. When I took my first sip, I wanted to cry. How could I possibly think that eating well would be too difficult for me? This is so, so good, and so, so good for… Read More Get Healthy: The Smoothie That Will Change Your Life