Spinach with Sauteed Tomatoes

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Blueberry Muffins

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Easter Bonnets

  Does anyone shop for Easter bonnets anymore? For that matter, does anyone shop for Easter outfits these days? I must admit, I do not concern myself with new clothes for Easter simply because I don’t want to stress myself out by increasing my to-do list. Isn’t that sad? In America, the Easter bonnet is [...]

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Grammar Matters

Like it or not, we are judged by the words we speak and write. There’s no way around it; poor grammar is unprofessional. Sadly, so much bad grammar is floating about that few people recognize it. DISCLAIMER: I am not immune to grammar mistakes. For that reason, I try to have at least one additional [...]

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Lenten Sacrifice

Offering “it” up to the Cross is not just for Catholics. We all know how hard it is to break a bad habit, and most of us have heard it’s easier to simply adopt new habits instead. It sounds easy, but I hadn’t had much luck with this until recently. Last year I found myself [...]

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Food Competitions

Judging food competitions is one of the perks of being involved in the food industry. Like a garage band that might never garner the attention of a major record label, home cooks are some of the best chefs. I place several family members and friends among them. One thing these fabulous home cooks have in [...]

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An object in motion will stay in motion until acted upon by an outside force. We can apply Sir Isaac Newton’s first law of motion to our personal lives at many levels. Look at those who are physically fit. They don’t maintain their figures by sitting around. How about the co-worker who gets the most [...]

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Lego Movie Review

Did you think the Lego Movie had an agenda? There’s no denying the production is a huge promotion for a timeless toy. I’m okay with that. The purpose of all media is to make money. In order to be successful, the content being delivered—whether in entertainment or news—has to have integrity and substance. The Lego [...]

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As any successful adult will attest, education does not stop after graduation. Society seems emphasize degrees over practical education. Possession of a degree is not indicative of possession of knowledge. It’s no wonder so many college grads are disappointed, even angry, that they cannot find employment to satisfy their debt upon receiving a diploma. Two [...]

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