Category Archives: Tips, Tricks, and Experiences

Mabel: Our Malshi Puppy

Have you ever, ever seen anything as adorable as the newest member of our little clan? This is Mabel Cutie (middle name picked by the five-year-old, obviously). Mabel is a Maltese-Shih tzu blend (both parents are full breeds) that came … Continue reading

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Whole30: the solitary version

I’m currently on Day 17 on my second Whole30. I did my first go-round last February and in to March. I ended up taking pictures of all my meals. Which I shared on this blog. Which posts to Facebook. My … Continue reading

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Happy and Hard.

Oh that’s quite the title isn’t it? But really, it’s a good description of the past few weeks. Maybe add “crazy” except that’s just a given at this point I think. People tell me how busy I/we are, or how … Continue reading

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Paleo thoughts.

Eleven months. I’ve been eating Paleo (admittedly of varying degrees) and doing high intensity interval training for eleven months. I’ve seen amazing physical results, which is great. Socially sanctioned and it’s nice to have some numbers to spew out to … Continue reading

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Whole 30: Days 25-30

The homestretch. At this point it was definitely auto-pilot, though I really do encourage you to check out my non-food re-cap of these days to understand the context of these meals. It’s both not as hard as you think and … Continue reading

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Whole 30: Days 20-24

Day 20- Breakfast: salad shrimp sauteed in coconut oil with red, yellow and orange peppers and a couple eggs, topped with avocado and a side of leftover roasted butternut squash Lunch: (for me and two toddlers) ground turkey patties, egg … Continue reading

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Whole 30: Days 16-19

My blurb for this post concerns the time spent doing this. Not the food part, or even the picture-taking part, but the compiling, delineating and posting part. No, I probably don’t have time for this. But it is a rather … Continue reading

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Whole 30: Days 10-15

Day 10- Breakfast: Trader Joe’s ends and pieces bacon (yes back to bacon! missed it too much), cooked up with broccoli, zucchini, sweet potato, leftover hamburger patty and kale. Lunch: leftover hamburger patty, Boar’s Head pepperoni, avocado Snack: Maranatha Almond … Continue reading

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Whole 30: Days 6-9

As I start the second week of my Whole30, I’d like to point out a few things. The first is that I end up eating on-the-go a LOT (as evidenced by the Rubbermaid) so strike that as an excuse. The … Continue reading

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Whole 30: Days 2-5

Oh boy, am I going to be obnoxious. Oh well, what irritates some delights others. I’m having fun taking pictures of my meals and may end up documenting this 30-day process much more intensely than I planned. Day 2- Breakfast: … Continue reading

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