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These granola bars aren’t pretty, but they taste great. They are gluten free, which means The Boy can eat them, and they are actually made with Sunbutter (a peanut butter like paste made from sunflower seeds and are therefore peanut and tree nut free!) which is why the title has peanut butter in quotation marks. […]

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Of course, while I’ve been doing all this Alli dieting I haven’t been forcing the rest of my family to comply (although as always, my husband has been game for it all). So, I’m still cooking kid friendly food without worrying about the fat and calories because that’s one of the luxuries of being 3 […]

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I have fallen madly in love. With a blogger. Her name is Allie Brosh from Hyperbole and a Half. I love her. But mine is a tragic kind of love because I’m already happily married and I don’t think I’ll ever even actually meet her. But I love her. A lot.

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Kids and Dinner

My Mom likes to razz me about fact that so many of my posts seem to have to do with meal requests Evelyn has made. It’s true. Out of the four people in this house she’s the only one who makes requests. Quite frankly I appreciate it. It’s hard work putting dinner on the table […]

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I have two rules when it comes to feeding my kids. The first is that since I know that when they are hungry they eat and when they aren’t hungry they don’t eat I don’t stress about how much or little the eat on any given day. The second rule is that when they request […]

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Chicken Nuggets

I recently did a Google search to figure out what kinds of spices tend to be used in commercial chicken nuggets (to satisfy a little bit of curiosity over ways that kids get acclimated to flavors). I was horrified at what it turned up. Yech. Gross.

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Smoothies are the thing out there aren’t they? I mean there are whole stores dedicated to them and even “the golden arches” have gotten on the bandwagon and started serving smoothies. But here’s the nasty little question I always have that you might not think of, “What’s in the ‘milk base’ used to make the […]

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If you have kids then you know that no matter how adventuresome they can be there will always be days when they are tired or grouchy or just plain finicky and macaroni and cheese is the only thing that will make them happy. Which is fine. I’ve been known to fall back on the old […]

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Wait! Before you leave in disgust thinking that there is no way you are going to make your own ravioli let me tell you there’s a HUGE shortcut in here and you don’t have to make your own pasta and it takes only about an hour of prep to make these and that they last […]

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