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Naturally Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Looking for a quick dessert to whip up for this weekend's Memorial Day festivities? Or perhaps you are intrigued by Mark Bittman's VB6 diet and want to start incorporating vegan foods into your everyd…


The Rules of a Post-Holiday Diet Recovery

Our knee-jerk reaction after a food and drink bender, like Memorial weekend, is to starve ourselves. "If I don't eat today I'll make up for all the potato chips and beer this weekend," we think. That …


Create a Memorial Garden

For many people, Memorial Day is just another day off, and is seen as little more than the unofficial start of summer and a great day to barbecue.  But, the real purpose of the day is to remember thos…


Healthy Red, White & Blue Recipes for Memorial Day

What's red and white and blue all over? We hope it's your diet this weekend! Let the patriotic theme of summer commence as we unofficially kick-off the season this weekend. Memorial Day means the k…


Memorial Day: A Time to Appreciate

Memorial Day is a time to appreciate and honor the men and women of the Armed Forces and their families for the sacrifices they've made. Whatever our political or social views, we set all that asid…


Charcoal or Gas: Which is the Best Way to Grill?

In the beginning there was fire, and humans learned to cook on this fire and…it was good. Some time thereafter there came choices and then, everything went to hell. The two basic choices were between …


7 Memorial Day Party Foods

While many people take advantage of the Memorial Day Monday off to head out of town, others have less-fancy plans on the pipeline. Nonetheless, we're all busy! Planning a picnic or small get together …


5 Handmade Memorial Day Items

Memorial Day brings all kinds of relaxation and reflection, as many of us take the day off and sometimes even have a little BBQ fun. Get into the spirit with these five DIY tips that will have you dec…


Freedom Cupcakes?

I've never lost anyone I loved to war. In fact, I don't think that I know anyone who has died in war. That feels  absolutely remarkable given that I grew up with two parents who both served more t…


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I am a lefty who although they tried they could not change me. I excelled at sports and when I play…

When you open that drawer... the cashmere sweater is MINE!

Hedwig the budgie is nowhere in sight.

So glad he's making progress.