Monthly Archives: March 2011

Conquering Fears, Eating Pizza

I’ve mentioned before my phobia of yeast. Usually when I cook, I like the fact that I have control over how the food turns out–the flavors, the doneness, the ingredients–but with yeast, you have to mix it in and just…wait. … Continue reading

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You Have a Baby! In a Bar!

Hi! Remember me? I didn’t forget about you. I’ve been fighting off a pretty gross cold over here all week and am just now starting to feel normal and insightful again. What’s really cruel is that I just got over … Continue reading

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This Little Piggy Ruined Everything

I don’t know if I would have made it to this point in my first Wisconsin winter without hot yoga, which I’ve been practicing regularly since December. When it’s 6° outside and no amount of layering will get me warm, … Continue reading

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Walkin’ on Broken Glass

Fact: I have broken more dishes in the past month than I have in the entire time I’ve had my own dishes to break. Terrible omen or nudge from above to shop for new dishes? I think the answer is … Continue reading

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It’s Aliiiiive!

My Kindle love affair continues. I just finished The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and was completely enthralled from page one. Here’s the link: http://www.amazon.com/Immortal-Life-Henrietta-Lacks/dp/1400052181/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1299469473&sr=8-1 I don’t read a ton of nonfiction, but this had all the makings … Continue reading

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Eat This. Now.

Fine, I’ll say it. If I could eat Mexican food every day of my life, I absolutely would. The really embarrassing part is that I’m not even snobby about it. A breakfast burrito from the brunch place down the street or–God help … Continue reading

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The More You Know

Okay, first…watch this: I am not a mother. I am not responsible for any individual’s oral health but my own. However, every time this helpful (?) commercial from the Wisconsin Dental Association airs, I start sputtering objections. Hi. Welcome to … Continue reading

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