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September 11th, part 1: time to strike up the blog

Hello world. If you have hanging on the edge of your seat, slightly annoyed and empty wondering, “When is that blog going to start up again?” Your frustration has ended. Summer is over, and it’s time to return. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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No Brainer cooking: menu 4.10.13

We’re going Asian this week! It’s nice to have a few complimentary flavors. The recipes I adapted from for potsticker soup and fried rice I made healthier by reducing the amount of oil (drastically), using water in the soup, and … Continue reading

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No-brainer cooking: Stocking your pantry, freezer, and fridge

Hello Everyone. By now, you should be as excited about cooking once a week as I am. And you should have a fully-prepared kitchen. Now, I’m going to talk about preparing your pantry, freezer, and fridge. And let’s not forget … Continue reading

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I have to admit… I’m a bit of a perfectionist. And a bit of a “J”, for those of you who are conversant in the Meyer’s Briggs personality test. So to not go in chronological order is killing me. I … Continue reading

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On Wonder

Working in an elementary school can make you nostalgic. Inconsistently, of course, since children seem equally to try ones nerves and tug the heartstrings, often at the same time. Last week was Halloween. The students are no longer allowed to … Continue reading

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Tut tut! Looks like rain

“‘What day is it?’” Pooh asked. “‘It’s Today!’ Squealed Piglet. ‘My favorite day,’ Replied Pooh.” And so it feels today. It is cloudy. The sky looks like a sheer lampshade covering a very bright light. Not dark, stormy, and thunderous, … Continue reading

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Fruit or Vegetable?

Hello! Here’s another cute quip from one of my students: I walked into my preschool classroom to teach a lesson on healthy foods. The small students ¬†were instructed to glue foods into the different sections of their plates for fruits/vegetables, … Continue reading

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