Reunion Weekend

July 1, 2014
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We spent the weekend in Greentown, Pennsylvania at our family reunion! My grandmother, Vivian, my dad’s mother, was one of 6 siblings. My grandmother passed away a few years ago, and now only one of the siblings is still with us, Aunt Byrnece. Forty of us gathered at Aunt Carol’s house for our first official […]

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New Finds

June 30, 2014
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This post contains sponsored content The latest edition of New Finds is upon us! I have a fun mix to share today – some sent to me and some discovered! The first of the new finds are Brady Bands. These beautiful headbands were created to honor the founder’s son, Brayden, who passed away in 2012 […]

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Lately Summatime

June 27, 2014
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Good mornnnning!! Thanks to those of you who weighed in on my Lately posts. I hope to do a mix moving forward and start doing more day-in-the-life eats posts. Today’s post is a mish-mosh of weeks because of all the travel we’ve had, but I wanted to share some of these meals anyways! It’s smoothie […]

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A Propensity for Probiotics

June 26, 2014
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For a little nutrition science on this lovely morning, please welcome Dietetic Intern Hailey Koch to tell you all about probiotics! A kombucha cheers to get us going… It was nearly five years ago that I remember having a casual conversation with my food scientist father about the emerging trend of probiotics in the food […]

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The Boxed Lunch, Or You Can’t Have It All

June 25, 2014
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The turning point in my weight loss happened Christmas of 2005. I was at Matt’s family’s house and had just returned from a big Caribbean cruise. You can imagine how many vacation pounds I was carrying around on top of the usual holiday overeating I used to do. But the thing is – I didn’t see […]

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Meet My Friend Scooba

June 24, 2014
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This post is sponsored by iRobot Say hello to my little friend! iRobot ask if I’d like to review their new Scooba 450. Scooba is the iRobot floor scrubbing robot. You may recall that I have had trouble finding the best way to clean my floors for years. I wrote this post way back in […]

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Chill Weekend

June 23, 2014
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After many weekends in a row of travel and parties, we had nothing on our calendar for this one! We still managed to fill it up, but it was nice to create our own schedule. Friday afternoon we headed over to our friend Sylvia’s house. Mazen can’t quite say Sylvia so he calls her Saya. […]

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