Join the Project 40 Fitness Challenge!

I’m one-third of the way through Project 40, and one thing is crystal clear: I’m failing miserably at my exercise goals. I’ve all but stopped eating at the computer, and evening snacks barely tempt me anymore. But the exercise. Oh, the exercise. I’m not sure what my problem is. I’m busy, but I’ve been busy before. I’m tired,…

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A Radical Suggestion for Holiday Eating

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving–and the official start of the holiday party circuit. Worried about overeating your way into 2012? You should be.  A lot of us treat the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve as one big excuse to eat reindeer-shaped frosted sugar cookies for breakfast. Worried about your kids? You don’t have to be….

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How “Starter Salads” Can Teach Your Kids to Love Greens

How "Starter Salads" Can Teach Your Kids To Love Greens

When I first started dating my husband, he didn’t eat anything green, except granny smith apples. (When he reads this, he will indignantly declare, “Also parsley!” but the rest of us know that does not count.) So I started making him salads in tiny bowls: just a few leaves with a whole bunch of croutons…

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Project 40: October FAIL

I’m not gonna lie: Project 40 is off to a rocky start. The inaugural month started off strong. I successfully ran the 5K and raised $545 for Donna’s Good Things. A mammoth thank you to all who contributed! I made a chart with my goals and was checking off little boxes and taking names: I wasn’t…

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Soccer Mom on a Mission

Soccer Mom on a Mission!

This week, I was excited to have a guest post on Fooducate‘s terrific blog. What did I write about? Soccer snacks, natch. You can go here to read it. There’s a lot of great discussion going on in the comments section too.   Have a great weekend, everyone.