Problems. We’ve all got them. Big problems. Stupid Problems. Finger problems that we can’t seem to stop writing about. When I was a kid, unloading the dishwasher was one of my chores. Like most kids, I would have to be reminded and mom would say “I can’t make dinner until the kitchen is clean. I …
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Not Chili

November 30th, 2009 | Posted by Alison Spath in Dinner Time - (9 Comments)

Where’s the place to be on a cold, dreary day? The beach of course! We met up with our “Get These Kids Outside Or Bust” homeschooling group and today was a true test of our pledge to get outside even in the crummiest of weather. It was cold. It was rainy. There was whining. Ava …
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November 11th, 2009 | Posted by Alison Spath in Dinner Time - (20 Comments)

Now this is what I call a real salad. I guess I’ll just have to be my own fruit and salad company. You know what they say! If you want something done right you just have to do it yourself. Can do. We kept ourselves busy today, both in and out of the kitchen. Let’s …
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Mrs. Brightside

September 22nd, 2009 | Posted by Alison Spath in Late Night Craziness - (18 Comments)

I’m afraid I was not tickled to hear that any Sigg bottles made before August 2008 have trace amounts of BPA in their liners. I bought ours early in 2008 so ours were definitely tainted. Maxine and I ran errands in the acid rain while Ava was at her crunchy granola homeschooling class today. Ditching …
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Fast Food

August 17th, 2009 | Posted by Alison in Dinner Time - (11 Comments)

My three course breakfast did good by me today. Real good. I was feeling slightly hungry when I made the girls lunch, I snacked on my favorite snacky snackerson as of late. And a couple of banana chips too. After my attempt at banana chips last week we’ve been living banana chip loco here. Even …
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Sun of a Beach

August 11th, 2009 | Posted by Alison in Dinner Time - (24 Comments)

A little beach trip with some friends was in order for today, so we threw lunch in a bag this morning and off we went. Lunch for mom? Leftovers. Plus a Jocalat Larabar. And some Newman’s Own Organics Honey Wheat pretzels from our goodie box for sharing. While practically all the Newman’s Own Organics loot …
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Who Are You Talking To?

June 25th, 2009 | Posted by Alison in Late Night Craziness - (10 Comments)

Sooo… yeah. Barbie stamps rule. As do freshly baked Rosemary rolls. And avocado tomato open faced sandwiches. They rule too. But aren’t you forgetting something? That can’t be all you’re gonna eat. What about some protein? And something sweet. Maybe crunchy too? OK I guess that will work. So what about dinner? Why don’t you …
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Lentil Chili

June 1st, 2009 | Posted by Alison in Dinner Time - (6 Comments)

For lunch today I threw together some refried beans quesadillas.  Spicy refried beans smeared into a flat out wrap, sliced tomatoes, corn and a little bit of white cheddar cheese. I also made some kale chips to use up the last of my bag of kale and for a little green on the side. Served …
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