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Saturday
Jan262013

Wellness Juice Shot

It was looking like the Great Flu of 2012/13 was going to pass us by. The germaphobe in me had been taking all precautions ... after school the boys were herded upstairs for nasal rinses, doses of elderberry syrup were being doled out—as was the ever-constant reminder to "GET YOUR FINGERS OUT OF YOUR NOSE!!" 

Despite my efforts, the flu—or whatever bug it was—hit me and the boys this past week. One at a time we dropped like flies—but thankfully made speedy recoveries.

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Tuesday
Jan222013

Three Cheers for Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

A live cooking show with Jamie Oliver and friends. How much better does it get?

If you missed last night's launch of Jamie Oliver's Food Tube channel on YouTube, take a gander. Jamie invites you, and the rest of the world, into his East London kitchen to learn from, and celebrate, cooks with attitude. Subscribe here and you won't miss a show.

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Sunday
Jan132013

Connecting

This month I am joining CELESTIAL SEASONINGS in kicking off the New Year right with the TEALC WELLNESS CHALLENGE. I have committed to the personal challenges; "To Be Happy(er)" and to drink tea daily. I thank each one of you who has shared their personal challenge for 2013 in THIS POST. You have inspired me and encouraged me to keep growing.

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In Photo: My late grandfather J.P. and I. He had a jovial spirit and always made time for family.

If you're needing a lift this weekend (or are holed up with The Great Flu of 2013 like we are), may I suggest setting aside an hour or so to watch

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Saturday
Jan122013

New Book! Fat Chance

Yesterday on NPR's Science Friday, Ira Flatow spoke with Dr. Robert Lustig about his just-released Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease. In the book, Dr. Lustig, endocrinologist and obesity specialist, deconstructs the mythology of fat.

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Tuesday
Jan082013

Cookies in a Pinch! Thanks EatPastry®

{Ring}

"Hello."

"Hi, yes, this is your son's teacher calling and I forgot to mention that Johnny is celebrating his birthday in class today and that we're having cookies and Kool-Aid®. I was wondering if you could bring something by in the next hour?"

Ack!

Is this call all too familiar?

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