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Raising ‘hungry’ kids from sun UP to sun DOWN

It is the first official week of summer vacation – yes, it really did start last week, but my oldest was on vacation with his grandparents. Therefore, this week, starts week ONE of summer break.My food supply is already dwindling, with my patience and energy a close second and third.Today’s toasted cheese sandwiches were made… Continue reading Raising ‘hungry’ kids from sun UP to sun DOWN

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Packing school lunches portrayed as ‘fun’ is anything but …

Every so often, I see a commercial on TV that makes me dream of a different life.In this case, it’s the Giant Eagle commercial featuring the company’s CEO packing lunches for her three children in the morning, before school starts.The commercial starts off by showing the mom, sitting in her updated/granite counter-topped kitchen, with her… Continue reading Packing school lunches portrayed as ‘fun’ is anything but …