Thanksgiving is just around the corner so my mind is on our dinner menu. The stakes are a bit higher this year, as we are hosting my son’s future in-laws, whom we will be meeting for the first time. They, like many people, eat a fairly traditional meal. And I,
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I am a first generation American daughter of parents who were born in Germany. They worked hard to assimilate into American culture -- Dad ditched his German accent in high school to avoid being teased by his classmates, Mom made time for youth sports by allowing my sibs to skip
A lot of the adjustments when the kids move out are pretty easy -- less laundry, a lower water bill, not as much "stuff" around the house. But it's really hard to get a handle on the food situation when you go from four to two. Often I buy more
We've been in our house for 18+ years and it didn't take long for us to build a garden. I've never had much of a green thumb and I always thought of gardening as an activity for retirees. But there we were, parents in our 40s with two 10-year-old boys,
In my early days in NYC, I was on a mission to find the best and biggest muffins in town. Two places stand out -- Lincoln Square Deli and a bakery near NYU, where I was taking courses toward my Master's degree. I think the muffins weighed 4-6 ounces, for
Somehow as I've gotten older, the number of pills I have to take has grown. I even had to get a weekly pill holder to keep me on track. In the mix are calcium and vitamin D, vitamin B-12 (I'm mostly vegetarian), and a blood pressure pill. So understandably I