Happy Holidays!

christmas decorations

Happy holidays friends! I’ve been home in Massachusetts with family since Christmas Eve, and it’s been lovely. I was able to spend time with family and friends, eat eat eat, and most importantly, get up close and personal with the love of my life, Leonardo DiCaprio, in the Wolf of Wall Street, on Christmas day….

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NYC Life

subway car

So, I’m in love with another city. Big time. It’s been a week and a half and I’m already convinced of the goodness of my decision to pack up and move here. To Manhattan. I’m not sure how to distill it for you. I’ve thought long and hard about how I’d tell you what I…

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Cranberry Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

cranberry bread pudding with caramel sauce

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian Grapeseed Oil Spray. Since moving to Manhattan, I’ve realized three things: 1) food is so expensive, and by expensive I mean, I’m thinking of selling my eggs; 2) New Yorkers have to be fitter than most. The amount of walking, lugging, and upstairs-climbing-out-of-the-subway…

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Halloween Bloody Bandage Cookies and a Giveaway!

halloween bloody bandage cookies

It is officially my last week here in Massachusetts. And it’s strange. Exciting and wild and cluttery, but yes, strange. Bittersweet. It’s sort of timely that Halloween falls squarely in the middle of the chaos, because why not? Let’s make things creepy while we’re packing. Or at least, let’s use the candy as fuel for…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 19 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

chicken stir fry

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8, week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, week 14, week 15, week 16, week 17, week 18. Welcome!   Monday Breakfast: Thomas’ Whole Wheat English Muffin (120) +…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 18 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

lemon garlic tuna burgers

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8, week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, week 14, week 15, week 16, week 17. Welcome!   Monday Breakfast: 1 1/2 cups Cascadian Farm Honey Nut O’s cereal (165) +…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 17 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

salmon baked in parchment paper

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8, week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, week 14, week 15, week 16. Welcome!   Monday Breakfast: 1 1/2 cups Cascadian Farm Honey Nut O’s cereal (165) +…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 16 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

Putting My Mom on a Diet

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8, week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, week 14, week 15. Welcome!  

Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 15 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

cheeseburger salad with big mac dressing

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8,week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, week 14. Welcome! Friends, I’m so sorry this is late. I was out of town…

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Putting My Mom on a Diet: Week 14 Meal Plan and Weigh-In

pot roast

For new readers, here’s a brief refresher: I’m putting my mom on a diet, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4, week 5, week 6, week 7, week 8,week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13. Welcome!   Monday Breakfast: Ezekiel Sprouted Grain Cinnamon Raisin English Muffin (160) + 1 tablespoon Teddie all-natural peanut butter (100)…

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