I love avocado in guacamole, obviously, and ceviche. And spread on a sandwich. Often I eat it straight out of the shell, just sprinkling it with a dash of salt before attacking it with a spoon. It’s just so good. Hass avocados from Mexico are my favorite. They are the only avocados that are available […]
Archives for September 2011
Maya eats lunch super early (11:15am) so she has to take a healthy snack to school – to eat in the afternoon – that will tide her over until she gets home. The same ol’ granola bars day after day just don’t cut it. I try to mix things up as often as I can, […]
Wordless Wednesday: A day in NYC
L-R: Riding the subway for the 1st time; Toys “R” Us ferris wheel; Times Square.
Crest Whitestrips [update]
In a recent post, I told you about how I was going to try Crest 3D White 2 Hour Express Whitestrips. Well, I did. After I put the girls to bed on Sunday night, I applied the Whitestrips and set a timer for 2 hours. The application process was easy; just peel the strips off […]
How Emma Stopped the World… and more
My first-grader is an voracious reader. On a recent Sunday afternoon, she sat down to read to me two delightful books by Gene and Iris Rotberg. How Emma Stopped the World, illustrated by Macarena Vejar, is the story of a little girl named Emma who realizes that she has misplaced her beloved blanket while out […]
Back to school? Back to healthy!
September is almost over. Thank goodness. It’s only my second year dealing with it with my kids, but the back-to-school transition is always tough, isn’t it? Routines change, I’m struggling to work around my daughter’s activities, and allergies and flu season are looming. It’s intense. There is just SO much going on that it becomes […]