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Whole Grains: A Love Affair

There’s something about the chill in the air that just makes me want to brew a giant pot of coffee, put on leggings, and bake.   Bread, muffins, cakes, brownies, biscuits, scones… you name it, I’m baking it (I’m known for some pretty rockin’ whoopie pies, and guess what: they’re made with whole grain wheat […]

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Cultural Appropriation at Thanksgiving: My Daughter and Chris Hemsworth

  A few weeks ago, my secret boyfriend, Chris Hemsworth, shared an Instagram photo saying he stands with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who are fighting against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL). Now there’s plenty to talk about in terms of the DAPL, and it’s well worth educating yourself on this issue, but what caught […]

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If I Could Turn Back Time: 5 Reasons to Love “Falling Back”

Well, it’s that time of year again when my Facebook feed gets flooded with parents cursing the evils of Daylight Saving. Whether we’re jumping ahead an hour in the spring or “falling back,” moms and dads seem to consider this arbitrary time change the nemesis of parenting, blaming all tantrums on the switching of a […]

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My Experiment with Make Ahead Meals

My current work schedule is a four day work week. This means my work days are a little longer, but in exchange I get Fridays off to spend with my children plus an extended weekend. It’s pretty great! The only slight hitch I’ve run into so far with my new schedule relates to weeknight meals. […]

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Family Friendly Halloween Happenings in and around Burlington, VT

Ever since I was a little girl I have LOVED Halloween. Even now, I love decorating the house, carving pumpkins, coming up with creative costumes for the whole family, and giving out candy on Halloween. What I love most about Burlington is Halloween goes beyond trick-or-treating on October 31st. There are a ton of family […]

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