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Random Acts of Kindness Update!

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Saturday my mother in law, Cissie, and I finally set out to do our 30 random acts of kindness.  It was so wonderful to see the responses from everyone- there’s nothing like it.  Watching them go from skeptical, to thankful, to overwhelmed is really something. We started at the fire and rescue in North Yarmouth […]

Meet Walter- Our English/Frenchie Bulldog!

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This week we welcome Walter Wrinkleton Lear to our family.  All dogs have to have a crazy middle name, right?  I think it was in the owner’s manual…my first dog was Benjamin Maxamillion Sheffield, so there you go. What a timely arrival, just as Will and Kate introduced George Alexander Louis to the world- we […]

Free Grilling Ebook Today ’til Monday!

Starting today “No Frills Grillin” will be available for free until midnight on Sunday.  Follow the link here to download from Amazon for your Kindle or Kindle app for ipad. Also take a look at my last post for the recipe I tested from the ebook. Grilled Peaches with Ricotta and Honey Almond Sauce Happy […]

Light Summery Cocktails and Pickled Cherries

I’m back on the raw diet in full force which means I am trying to look for healthier options when happy hour comes around.  I found this deliciously light and sweet Red Red “Vine” Cocktail on yummly. You’ll need: 12 Fresh Concord grapes 2 oz Bulldog Gin 2 Fresh mint leaves 1 (.25-inch) slice Fresh […]

Free Vegetarian ebook!

The company where I spend my 9-6 each day, StockFood, is launching into the ebook world with its first ebook published in the US, Vegetarian: Simply Delicious.  It offers recipes for Vegetarians and Vegans alike as well as soy free and gluten free recipes.  It draws from various cultural backgrounds so there is sure to […]

Mumbo Jumbo, I Love GUMBO!

I was recently told by my acupuncturist that I needed to add more okra in my diet.  Aside from having it with pasta, I was inspired to try to make my very first gumbo!  It just so happens that it’s just in time for Fat Tuesday as well.  I grew up on my mom’s jambalaya, […]