Magnesium and the Chocolate Craving Connection Every night, for longer than I'd like to admit, I've been turning to my husband sometime around 9 at night, and asking him, "Do we have anything sweet to eat?" Dutifully he would rise from the couch and bring back the only thing he knew I wanted. "Is the … Continue reading Craving Something?
Baby, it’s cold outside! And, this little munchkin has kept me seriously busy over the past 20 months! She is currently obsessed with “The Snowman” and it is a scene in the video, as well as a plethora of press coverage, that inspired this post about...BONE BROTH! Bone broth is the way everyone made the … Continue reading Bone Broth
Should You Get the Flu Shot: Part 1
I don’t know about you, but it seems everywhere I look lately there are advertisements for the flu shot. CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens...even Target and WalMart are promising to provide you with the vaccine “in 15 minutes or less without a trip to your doctor.” When I got pregnant last fall it was treated … Continue reading Should You Get the Flu Shot: Part 1
Yesterday I wrote about one of my most memorable Valentine's Day meals. But, in the four years since my husband and I have shifted our eating habits, our Valentine's Day traditions and activities have reflected the change in our lifestyle. There is no pressure to give, or receive, Valentine's Day candies and chocolates. And, going … Continue reading V-Day Vote
Years ago, before my husband and I were married, he took me out to a very nice dinner for Valentine’s Day. Now, my husband has taken me out for many excellent meals in the 12 years we have been together, and most of these I remember for the food and the experience of dining in … Continue reading Valentine’s Day
Perception vs. Reality
Never have I struggled with this concept more than I have these past 5 months. It was early September when I found out I was pregnant and to say it was unexpected would be the understatement of the century. Did I ever tell you I’m not big on surprises? The first few weeks were the … Continue reading Perception vs. Reality
No matter which way you slice it, "Healthy Cookie" is an oxymoron. Sorry Girl Scouts. As part of the 2013 cookie season, the Girl Scouts have unveiled an new "healthy" cookie called the Mango Creme. What is it about this cookie that makes it "healthy"? Is it the mango? Nope. In fact the only … Continue reading Healthy Cookie?
Running into the Ground
There was a time in my life when I'd classify myself as a runner. During that time I trained for, and ran, two marathons and a Sunday wasn't a good Sunday until I'd put at least 10 miles on the road with my favorite training partner. I felt better and looked better than I had … Continue reading Running into the Ground
Getting Your Flu Vaccine?
If you watched the news this week then you know the flu is a hot topic. In Boston Mayor Menino has declared a public health emergency. Yesterday morning on the Today show, all 4 hosts received flu shots on the air. And this weekend in Boston, there will be 21 free flu shot clinics in … Continue reading Getting Your Flu Vaccine?
Get It While It’s Hot!
This deal popped up in my inbox this morning...and it made me think of you. You know of my love for all things coconut, especially coconut oil. From cooking to skin care it is an oil that can almost do it all. Why I Love Coconut and So Should You: Part 1 Why I Love … Continue reading Get It While It’s Hot!