April 2011

This Week’s Organic Bounty & Recipe Ideas

April 30, 2011

I have to admit, whenever I order an organic share from Bountiful Baskets, I hold my breath and hope for a good one.  There have been a few times where I was less than impressed with the quality of the organic haul compared to the conventional one, especially at a $10 surcharge.  Now that they […]

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Some Outdoor Instagram Fun

April 28, 2011

Last week I won an iPod touch.  I have been having way too much fun taking Instagram photos with it.  Here are a few from last week. On Friday, we took a family ride/walk down to Joe’s Farm Grill for dinner. Leila loves eating at their outdoor picnic tables. While we waited for our food, […]

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What do you want to see on the next Supermarket Swap?

April 26, 2011

Last year, I ran a few posts titled “Supermarket Swap”.  The point was to take an item that you buy at the grocery store and point you toward the healthiest choice.  The feedback was positive and many of you stated that your eyes had been opened when you started reading labels and ingredient lists. I […]

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Cooking With Kids: Easter Eggs and Braided Bread

April 25, 2011

I hope you all had a wonderful Easter!  We had so much fun.  Grandma and Grandpa drove up from Tucson to spend the weekend with us.  Not only did we go to a park with a train, ferris wheel and merry-go-round, but we also dyed Easter eggs and made homemade braided bread. I had been […]

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300 Club Lunge of the Week – Back to Basics

April 24, 2011

This week is all about getting back to basics.  Let’s rest our knees a bit from the dynamic movements we have been working on and go back to the basic lunge.  If you are new to the 300 Club, this is a perfect place to start.  If you have been with us from the beginning, […]

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Happy Easter

April 23, 2011

Credit Wishing you and your family a beautiful Easter weekend.  

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Etsy Favorites – Earth Day Edition

April 21, 2011
OWL SHAPED CRAYONS - Birthday Party Pack of Twenty (20) Children

April 22nd is Earth Day.  To celebrate, I pulled together some upcycled treasures from Etsy.  I hope you enjoy them! Owl Shaped Crayons by ivylanedesigns – made from recycled Crayola crayons Eco-Friendly Hand-Printed Pouch by seaoats – an old curtain is given new life as a beautiful pouch Upcycled Rubber Oakleaf Necklace by Gloomstopper –  made from recycled […]

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Happy Birthday Little Man

April 20, 2011

How has time flown by so fast? It seem like just yesterday you were learning how to sit up, crawl, walk. Now you’re talking my ear off and asking an endless stream of “why”s.  You ask to help with every cooking project and insist on cracking the eggs.  At the same time, you are cracking […]

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What would YOU have said?

April 19, 2011

{Credit} Last Wednesday, I headed to the gym and was pumped for a great workout.  As I was getting ready to head up to the main workout area, I realized I had forgotten my headphones.  Darn it!  I had an iPod but no headphones.  I really love to exercise to fun music.  A good song […]

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The Kids Cook Monday – A Look Back and a Few Tips

April 18, 2011

When the people behind The Kids Cook Monday campaign asked if I would be interested in being a featured blogger, I was thrilled.  I have been bringing Joe into the kitchen since he was a newborn.  At that time he just sat there and drooled.  Not much help. As a one and two-year-old, he sat […]

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