Taking the full measure of life

Entries from March 2008

Healthy Meal Plan for an Early Spring Week

March 29th, 2008 · 8 Comments

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · dessert · flexitarian

How much of me is for me?

March 17th, 2008 · 13 Comments

It’s a common problem among people, and it’s an especially common problem among women: in the hustle and bustle of meeting everyone’s needs, how much of me is for me? How much is there for me? How much should be for me? And what does that mean I should be doing when it is about […]

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Tags: gratitude · on the soapbox

Super-Social Week: March 10-16th Meal Plan

March 8th, 2008 · 17 Comments

Socially, this is going to be a busy week for me and my husband.  Tomorrow night, we’re hosting my simplicity circle’s meeting (a supportive group I really need to write a post about); Tuesday night, he’s going off with a friend for a beer/food event and I’m hosting 2 or 3 girlfriends for dinner at […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · flexitarian · winter

Pizza & Movie Nights (and one failed experiment)

March 4th, 2008 · 10 Comments

We’ve had lots of lovely meals lately, but with grad school app materials coming due and my job gearing up for a busy season, I haven’t been posting many of them.  So today I bring you three of the recent pizzas from our Friday ritual Pizza & Movie Night: Pissaladiere is a Provencal onion tart […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · flexitarian · locavore · winter

One of the reasons I don’t have tv anymore

March 3rd, 2008 · 5 Comments

Great comic–check it out and see if you don’t recognize your own experiences.

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Tags: on the soapbox

Busy Week’s Meal Plan: March 2-9

March 2nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

This is my menu plan for this week.  This week is the beginning of March, so it’s when I’m instituting the inclusion of a leafy green vegetable in my breakfast on a regular basis—I’m aiming for 5 out of 7 days this month. That’s my March new activity of the month.  With the addition of […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · locavore · meal planning · new activity of the month · winter

Taking care of myself: it’s in the little things, too

March 2nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

About a year ago, I started flossing daily.  It wasn’t that I had a dentist tell me to floss better (though that had happened previously).  It was just that as I was embracing taking good care of myself, and as I was taking greater pride in my appearance, it made sense to adopt a few […]

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Tags: non-scale victories