Monthly Archives: October 2011

The winner of $5 to Worth It Cafe is…

Thanks to everyone who participated in the $5 gift certificate give-away to Worth It Cafe! I drew a random number (thanks, random.org) to determine the winner. And the winner is… ** LINN ** Linn, I’ll send you an email about … Continue reading

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Real Food Pledge: Day 6

Friday I got a break from cooking! I didn’t plan to, but it’s good to be flexible. I prefer to plan ahead for this food pledge, but it’s not too hard to be spontaneous and make good choices when necessary. … Continue reading

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Real Food Pledge: Day 5

Thursday was the first time I went out to eat during the Real Food Pledge, and I accidentally made it more challenging than necessary. I had lunch at the wonderful Worth It Cafe in the shopping center at the corner … Continue reading

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Fade out, Steve Jobs

At my summer camp, people “fade in” when you arrive at camp and “fade out” when you leave. Honored guests are sometimes introduced to the camp, but overall, people come and go very quietly, without fuss and fanfare. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Real Food Pledge: Day 4

Completing four days of the 10-day Real Food Pledge feels like we’re really going to succeed! Breakfast was our usual oatmeal with apples or bananas and cinnamon. Lunch was left-overs (finally!) I’m so glad that Patrick enjoys vegetables: I finished … Continue reading

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Real Food Pledge: Day 3

Patrick goes to preschool 2 mornings a week, and I pack his lunch. He also has a morning snack, provided by a different parent each day. I assumed that his snack would not be Real Food, but I did not … Continue reading

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Real Food Pledge: Day 2

We started “day 2” of the 10-day Real Food Pledge¬†with oatmeal. Patrick already eats oatmeal for breakfast most days. We like to make the “old fashioned” oats in a 1-to-1 oats to milk ratio, microwaved for one minute. We add … Continue reading

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