Life Well Laughed

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Life is many things—crazy, hectic, beautiful, enlightening, and sometimes hard—but never ever boring. I have too many interests and things to do on my bucket list to slow down. Having a family was always at the top, becoming a teacher was high on the list, and having a big garden was added fourteen years ago…. 

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Panera Takeout to the Rescue

Sometimes takeout saves the day. It might be the day when you had to work late, or the kids are home sick, or a major appliance breaks, or the HVAC system dies, or the power goes out; the day when everyone is hungry and cooking at home may not even be an option. Sometimes takeout… 

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Making Menus with Foodily

This week I’m over at the Foodily blog talking about making a menu. This particular menu is a bit of fun: all the dishes start with the letter for the day of the week. There are some great dishes on the menu, like the Wednesday Wasabi Shrimp Roll and and the Sunday Slow Roasted Lamb… 

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Our Favorite Bread from Panera Bread

It was the bagels that got me hooked, the asiago bagels to be exact. Someone brought a box of Panera bagels to work and set them out to nibble on during a morning meeting. I’d not had anything from Panera before and couldn’t resist the asiago bagels with cheese melted all over. Soon after, I… 

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Foodily, the New Social Recipe Search Engine

Food is inherently social, whether we are planning a weekly meal menu, a small dinner for friends, a Super Bowl party, a romantic dinner for two, or a large holiday feast, and searching for recipes just got more social. Foodily, which stands for Food I Love You, is a new visual recipe search engine that… 

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