An Almost Perfect First Burger

One of the highlights of parenting has got to be watching your child experience all their “firsts.” Mr. Second Helpings and I have relished most of The Little Helping’s first tries of activities and foods.  Some first are more monumental than others but they are all precious in my eyes.  Most of the developmental moments or milestones happen spontaneously – smiling, rolling…

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stuffed zucchini boats

Stuffed Zucchini Boats with Sausage, Tomatoes, and Cheese

Zucchinis are here! But what to do with them? You could bake them into a bread like this one made by the always charming Kernels and Seeds. I often cube and sauté them to mix with pasta like in this Linguini with Clams recipe. If you just want something even more light and simple, for those giant zucchinis that some…

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Netflix customer service story

Really Netflix??

  It has been a few weeks since I reported the removal of all of the workout videos from Netflix Instant Watch collection (read: Hey Netflix! Where’s My Workout).  Today I gave Netflix a call today to find out when we may have our workouts back. I spoke to Brent (who was not a great listener). I let him know…

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Krazy Good Candied Jalapeños Contest Winner!

If you missed my recent post featuring a recipe for Savory Jalapeño Cornbread you also missed the invitation to enter my very first give away.  The good news is you can go back and read the post, bake a batch of the spicy cornmeal goodness, and share it with friends any time you please.  The bad news is the chance…

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I went on vacation and failed epically so you don’t have to!

I am finally back to work following a two week road trip extravaganza.  It was a jam-packed end to a jam-packed two months of crazy goodness.  I’ll be honest – I am pooped! The first morning I woke up at home I stepped onto my bathroom scale to see “how I did.” In it’s usual mater of fact way the…

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