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Being Healthy

All of the books seem to say the same thing: stock your kitchen such that the healthy food is just as easy to eat as the junk food (but of course, you should get rid of your junk food.) I’ve … Continue reading

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J-Term Round Up

The university decided to institute a winter term and offer intensive three-week classes as a trial this year. It was a bonus for me because my department wasn’t offering any courses so I didn’t have to be in town to … Continue reading

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Wrap Yourself Up: Week 2 of scarves

This week was a little weird in that I didn’t have to teach because of Veteran’s Day and I had some meetings cancelled so I thought of a lot of usual reasons to leave the house taken off the table. … Continue reading

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Plant Based on a Budget: Week 2

This is the grocery list for week 2: Garlic, Dried Cranberries, 2 Carrots, Cheapest Non-Dairy Milk, 5 Dried Apricots, 1/2 lb Cheapest Pasta, 1/2 lb Black Beans, Cheapest Frozen Berries (I got Blueberries), 12 ct Corn Tortillas, Lemon, Small can … Continue reading

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Plant based on a budget challenge

The past couple of months have been rough, personally, and I’ve been looking for a way back into eating right, being healthy and blogging beyond my glass bowl photos. So, when I saw on facebook that Plant Based on a … Continue reading

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Plant Based on a Budget Challenge

I’m very excited to be doing this Plant Based on a Budget Challenge in the coming weeks. I just looked over the recipes posted by site founder Toni Okamoto for one person and I’ve made my grocery list. (I still … Continue reading

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Review: A Life in Stitches

I have this idea that books about knitting (at least fiction) follow a formula: Woman experiences some kind of tragedy. Woman is told she needs a hobby. Woman takes up knitting and knitting and the people she meets heals her … Continue reading

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Oh, you know.

I’ve gone off the flexitarian rails and straight into meat and potato land. In case you were wondering, doing that after having cut so much junk out of your diet makes you feel terrible. It also makes you feel a … Continue reading

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Review: The Lean by Kathy Freston

This book seemed so easy and wonderful that it was a book (and an eating plan) I just had to try out. Kathy Freston’s book outlines a 30 day eating plan that asks you to make one new small change … Continue reading

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Review: A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

“The villages that we captured and turned into our bases as we went along and the forests that we slept in became my home. My squad was my family, my gun was my provider and protector and my rule was … Continue reading

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