So… My Toddler’s Eating in the Closet

Last week I had an experience that caught me completely off guard and shook me to my core. While scurrying around getting ready to leave the house, The Little Helping asked me for some pretzels.  I told him, “not now,” and explained that it was not snack time. I also reminded him of his most recent meal and assured him that we…

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Making Pizza – A Poem

Today for the first time I hear Fall knocking on the door. Pandora is serenading me – Patti Griffin, Joan Osborn, Cat Power, Stevie Nicks… Child slumbering. Toes toasty in fuzzy pink socks. The extra large mug of tea on the desk still half full of milky warmth. And rain. Absent 67 days. A reminder to gather and store. I want to…

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A Humble Request and The Workouts On Demand Winner

Happy Wednesday Readers! The Workouts On Demand giveaway has ended and winner has been chosen – I put all the entries into a basket and The Little Helping picked one.  I am excited to announce, Janet S. is the winner!  Yay! Janet! I will make sure you get connected with Workouts On Demand to claim your 6 month membership. Remember ever…

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Heirloom Tomato Galette with Sweet Onions

I always thought a pie was a pie, it needed a crust, a filling, and a pan to hold the pastry and give it that classic pie shape. Recently I have noticed pictures of a different way to make pie without the iconic pie pan. The rustic functionality of baking a pie on a sheet pan appealed to me.  Something…

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Simple-to-Make Vegan Spinach Pesto

While I was cooking up a storm at the daycare center this summer, I was also learning some fun lessons.  One of the tastiest was how quick and simple it is to make pesto from scratch. When I first saw Pesto Pasta on the menu I will admit I was a bit nervous.  It didn’t seem to mater how they…

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