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High-Protein Lunch: Another Take on Tuna Salad

My friend Erica told me this about motherhood: “The days are long.  The years are short.” She is so right. For example: The day seems long when I’ve been awake since 5:30 in the morning and now it’s 5:30 in the evening and we are all hungry and sister is fussing and then, a bunny […]

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Oven Baked Chicken Tenders

Easy Oven-Baked Chicken Tenders

After a wonderfully hectic Christmas, John and I rang in the New Year with a double-date dinner at one of my favorite Austin restaurants, Fabi & Rosi.  Have you been?  If not, you must go.  The atmosphere is peaceful and romantic. The menu is European with strong German influences. (The owner, Wolfgang, is from Germany […]

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Our Thanksgiving, In Pictures

Our Thanksgiving, In Pictures

The day before Thanksgiving: Pies cooling on the table.  So pretty. On Thanksgiving morning, John and Jack ran in the Turkey Trot. Then our cousins stopped by to visit and pick up a pie. The cooking on Thanksgiving is always a team effort … it’s more fun for everyone that way.  This year, Jack and […]

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My [Usually] Uneventful Life

My [Usually] Uneventful Life

In college, my best friend Shannon and I used to always watch The Rock. That movie with Sean Connery and Nicolas Cage? It’s a good one. Our favorite line is when Cage is explaining to Connery that his life is usually pretty mundane, and so he is not used to dealing with dangerous chemicals. He says, […]

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