Trader Joe’s to The Rescue!

“Mom, I’m going to try to go vegan this week, to see if I can do it, ” Claire announced a couple of weeks ago. Claire, is my thirteen year old who once told me she was going to “try” being a vegetarian two years ago, and hasn’t touched a piece of meat since. “Okay,” … Continue reading “Trader Joe’s to The Rescue!”

Generation X Has Grown Up

Like most people, I am stunned by the news that actor, Luke Perry died after having a stroke at age 52. Luke Perry’s handsome face has been showered all over  the news, and on social media. I hate to admit, that I haven’t seen him in anything since Beverly Hills 90210 went off the airwaves, … Continue reading “Generation X Has Grown Up”

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

  Happy birthday Dr. Seuss!  Dr. Seuss, born Theodor Seuss Geisel was a pioneer in children’s literacy. After writing bestsellers,  Green Eggs and Ham, And to Think I Saw It On Mulberry Street, the book publisher Houghton Mifflin asked him to write a book to specifically address struggling readers. That assignment resulted in the book, … Continue reading “Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!”

Love Your Heart Everyday

Can you believe February is almost over? It has been a whirlwind of a month. There is so much packed into these 28 days; Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, The Hundredth Day of School, Ice Storms, and Mid Winter Break, I’m sure I’m missing something. Did you know that it is Healthy Heart Month as well? … Continue reading “Love Your Heart Everyday”

Can Freezer Meals Save This Family?

“What’s for dinner?” Those three little words can send me over the edge like nothing else can. Especially, after a twelve hour day, which includes an hour commute each way. I answer with a smile, “What would you like?” “I don’t know what do we have?” my daughter asks. Then, I  answer sarcastically, “Nothing, I … Continue reading “Can Freezer Meals Save This Family?”