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Potted Garden Week 1

I’m about a month late making this post. I’ve been meaning to chronicle my garden from week to week just to share and to also monitor growth and record experiences. So, here goes: I don’t have much of a yard, and what little yard I do have is indiscriminately mowed by massive machines once a […]

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Beef Stew for Dogs

People approach me all the time and ask, “Hey Noob! You got any good recipes for dog food?!” Actually, no they don’t. Nobody, except Daisy, has ever asked me that. When she was a puppy I tried giving her a can of Alpo, and she was all excited for maybe a week whenever she got […]

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I don’t have a recipe today, but I do have some cool and fun announcements about what’s been happening around here lately. Soldier’s Angels First off, my wife signed up for something called Soldier’s Angels. They’re a charity outfit that sends care packages and all kinds of cool stuff for deployed troops. Jen signed up […]

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Tervis Tumbler

As part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker program, I received a Tervis Tumbler in the mail. Let me just say that I love my cup, and I love being part of the Foodbuzz Tastemakers program! I’ve been trying to drink more water again instead of just sipping coffee all day, and this cup has actually enabled […]

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Sargento – An Experiment with Cheese

 As part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program, I received a $25 gift card in the mail to be used toward the purchase of a Sargento cheese product, a competing processed cheese product, and any other accompanying groceries that would aid in my cheese-tasting event. My cheeses used were Sargento’s Cheddar / Mozzarella blend, and a […]

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9 Reasons to Make A Weekly Meal Plan

Every weekend I spend a little time pouring through cookbooks and recipes online that I’ve bookmarked from other Foodie blogs. From those sources I devise a weekly meal plan schedule. There are a few good reasons why setting aside a little time each week is beneficial: Save money by preparing a grocery list based strictly […]

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I’m Not On a Diet Part 3

I’m Not on a Diet Part 1 and I’m Not on a Diet Part 2 are here if you have catching up to do! For the last installment regarding mine and Jen’s change in eating habits for the better, I’ll go over the additional bonus habits that can be adapted into a daily routine. Then, […]

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I’m Not On a Diet Part 2

I’m Not on a Diet Part 1 is here if you have catching up to do! With 5 new good habits to begin and maintain, naturally there are 5 bad habits to break. As with the good habits some of these are very difficult, and some of these are very easy to attain depending on […]

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I’m Not On a Diet Part 1

Most of my cart is now produce when I do the grocery shopping. So, last week my wife, Jen, and I went on a diet changed our eating habits.Indeed, our goal is to lose weight, but we’re not the kind of people to try a fad diet or subscribe to some kind of eat-our-brand-of-food meal […]