Posts in category "Food"

Second Pregnancy = Soda and Brown Meat

Second Pregnancy = Soda and Brown Meat
When women are excitedly pregnant with their first child, they don’t mind turning down offers of roller derby lessons and raw meat sandwiches. They are excited to say, “I’m sorry. I can’t join you. I’M PREGNANT!!!!” I’m currently pregnant with my second child and I couldn’t be feeling more the opposite. This past weekend was... Read more »

Day 1 of the Dr. Oz 3-day Detox: Caffeine Headaches (and Humor)

Day 1 of the Dr. Oz 3-day Detox: Caffeine Headaches (and Humor)
My intention to try out Dr. Oz’s 3-Day Detox was not in an interest to lose weight, in fact, I have a strange bit of arthritis in my right hand and arm that tends to flare up in extreme weather. After reading an article about the benefits of a detox, I felt compelled to take... Read more »

Love and Hate: Making Baby Food at Home

Love and Hate: Making Baby Food at Home
For six weeks now, I’ve been making baby food at home for my 10 month old. I love it and I hate it all together. The process can be very overwhelming at times. It is also very rewarding. Here are my thoughts: Hate Preparing the food makes a huge mess in my kitchen. Depending on... Read more »
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Confectionary Confessions from a Not-So-Desperate Housewife

Hello, my name is Crystal, and I am a sugar addict.  Not just a have-a-little-sugar-in-my-morning-coffee consumer but a serious powdered-sugar-ring-around-my-mouth addict.   And I need help. I love sugar in all of its many wonderful forms:  I love to sprinkle the crystallized granules on hot cereals and oatmeal and watch it dissolve in cumulous cloudy swirls... Read more »

The Perfect Valentine Dinner Destination (Or any meal for that matter!)

I worked at a tanning salon in a video store. What?
If there is one thing I love and can’t seem to get enough of is being doted upon. When we first started dating, my husband did swoon about and pamper me like a seasoned professional. Then again, we were in college where our biggest concern was getting to class on time and meeting for lunch... Read more »