6 Lies Mommies Tell

6 Lies Mommies Tell

It’s one of the most important lessons we all try to teach our children: don’t lie.  Yet, as mommies (and probably daddies too, though I don’t have any firsthand experience!) we are guilty of lying all the time. Oh, maybe you make a point not to lie to your spouse or your kids.  Maybe...

This Week I’m Grateful For…

This Week I’m Grateful For…

This week I’m grateful that I wasn’t at a midnight showing of Batman last night.  My thoughts and prayers are with the people in Aurora affected by the shooting.  That the alleged shooter was an undergrad at the campus where my husband works is all the more blood chilling for me. I am grateful...

Flavor, Locality, Humanity and Nutrition

Flavor, Locality, Humanity and Nutrition

Had a fun morning as an “extra” at SALT Bistro in Boulder where they were filming a spot for one of the local morning shows.  (You can see me and the fam in the first video at about the 0:37 mark.) We got to partake of some excellent farm-fresh scrambled eggs; a gorgeous root...

Favorite Parenting Blogs?

I’m digging deep, deep into all the research out there on picky eaters as I’m developing some new products for this site, and it’s led me to get out of my “comfort zone” and discover some new-to-me blogs on food and parenting! I’ve been topping up my Google Reader with some new stuff, and...

Sugar-Free Update No. 2

Did a little better this week with the no-sugar plan.  I’m actually still doing really well avoiding sugar at home.  I had my dinner party on Friday, and it was a huge success!  I’ll have recipes this week for what I served, including the flourless chocolate cake that was my planned cheat day. Unfortunately,...

Sugar-Free Update

Well, my sugar-free experiment hasn’t gone exactly as planned, mostly due to the fact that I had already RSVPd for several food events in the last week, all of which involved sugar in some way. And, well, I’m just not dedicated to the cause enough to cancel on those sorts of events.  It is,...

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