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Jun. 23 2010 — 7:35 pm | 1,712 views | 2 recommendations | 2 comments

Five Tips For Eating Out

I go out to dinner a lot.

I do. I know it’s expensive and I know I should cook more at home, but I just can’t help myself. I love the whole experience of trying a restaurant where I’ve never been. I love chatting with the servers and learning the specials of the evening. I love the way the napkins are so delicately folded under perfectly polished silverware. I love the way the menu feels to the touch.

It’s an addiction, really, and both my wallet and waistline have been known to suffer for it. I could give you my five biggest tips for saving money at restaurants, but really, that’s pretty dry and I still haven’t figured all that out myself.  So instead, I’ll give you my five biggest tips for saving your waistline.

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Jun. 15 2010 — 9:38 pm | 757 views | 1 recommendations | 2 comments

Where Does Your Burger Come From?

Last month I wrote a post on the organic dairy debate, posing the question of is it really worth the price to drink the more expensive organic stamped milk. I personally don’t drink a lot of milk but, like many Americans, buying organic everything at the store definitely does not fit with my current budget.

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Jun. 3 2010 — 3:32 pm | 1,872 views | 0 recommendations | 2 comments

100 Miles Later

About two weeks ago, I did something that I never in a million years thought I could do. Something that always seemed way too great to conquer, something that I never even anticipated wanting to conquer. The thought is still a bit unsettling…even now.

Two weeks ago, I rode my bike 100 miles throughout Napa Valley.

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May. 19 2010 — 1:10 am | 4,157 views | 1 recommendations | 0 comments

The Whole Hog

I’m not going to lie—I could eat breakfast for every meal, every day. I love it so. While most normal people think about normal things when they wake up in the morning, my first waking thought automatically flies down to my kitchen and what will I eat. I can’t get out of bed fast enough and to the kitchen. It’s becoming a problem.

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May. 17 2010 — 9:51 pm | 1,673 views | 1 recommendations | 2 comments

A New Love For Goats

It’s no secret that I love cheese. I really do. And, apparently I just love dairy as a whole seeing as my last post was about milk. Other than the brief stint I had with veganism two years ago that ended in an epic fashion over my mom’s homemade macaroni and cheese, I’ve pretty much always been a fan.

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