Aprovechar

Taking the full measure of life

Entries Tagged as 'celebrations & holidays'

Review of the Year

December 17th, 2007 · 10 Comments

If you’re new here and want to understand the title and purpose of my blog, you can read my first post by clicking here. You may also want to subscribe to my RSS feed so that you don’t miss further posts of interest to you. Thanks for visiting, and I hope you’ll stop by often! […]

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Tags: celebrations & holidays · fruits of my labor · non-scale victories · on the soapbox · running just as fast as we can · winter

Slowing down

December 14th, 2007 · 3 Comments

I can’t believe it’s been 10 days since my last post, but then again, I guess I can.  As many of you also have been lately, I’ve been running hither and thither to various work, social, exercise, and medical engagements.  Despite tiring myself out thoroughly,  I haven’t slept any better than I usually do–which is […]

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Tags: celebrations & holidays · dessert · new activity of the month · vegetarian · winter

Using up a leftover vegetable tray

December 4th, 2007 · 3 Comments

We can all use some lighter meals to counterbalance our holiday indulgences this time of year; that’s why I planned to have a (soy-free) vegetable stir-fry for dinner. Then I realized (bonus!) that I could use up some of the sliced vegetables that were sitting in our work fridge, left over from the party on […]

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Tags: 2/3 veggies · allergen-free recipes · celebrations & holidays · quick meals · vegetarian

Considering the Holidays

November 26th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I’m sitting in Rev, a little independent coffee shop near my workplace in the ‘burbs of Atlanta, drinking a decaf peppermint mocha latte (made with hazelnut milk I provided, natch).  Just the smell of the drink wafting toward me as I carried it to the couch took me back to happy memories of childhood Christmases.  […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · celebrations & holidays · meal planning · new activity of the month