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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Breaking a Habit, Part 2

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Breaking a Habit, Part 2

| May 16, 2011 | 5 Comments

When I set my mind to something, I doggedly go for it. It becomes a vendetta of sorts to get what I want. That’s how I went after breaking a bad habit recently. Two weeks ago, I revealed that I wanted to break my bad habit of night eating. As an admitted snacker, I’ve found […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Breaking a Habit

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Breaking a Habit

| May 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

Life is filled with habits — good ones like brushing your teeth, being spontaneous and starting the day with coffee, and also bad ones too. Like everyone, I have a few bad habits that I could stand to break. This week’s Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 topic is breaking a habit. More specifically, […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: My Playlist and a Realization

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: My Playlist and a Realization

| April 18, 2011 | 9 Comments

If there is one thing I have learned since we started this Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 journey earlier this year, it’s that change is fluid. Sometimes it moves in one direction, and other times it moves in another. Right now, the fluid of my change is in need of shifting. I’ve hit […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 – Getting Those Vitamins

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 – Getting Those Vitamins

| April 12, 2011 | 3 Comments

On Sunday, the kids and I started our day with sunnyside up eggs, toast and big bowls of homemade fruit cup. A little protein, a little grain, a lot of fruit. It was balanced. Will’s lunch today was a roast beef and cheddar sandwich on multigrain, grape tomatoes and a no-sugar-added applesauce. He loved it, […]

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Rethinking Plain Ol’ Cabbage: Roasted Cabbage

Rethinking Plain Ol’ Cabbage: Roasted Cabbage

| April 8, 2011 | 4 Comments

The cabbage I grew up with was, like so many other vegetables, boiled. That rendered it translucent, shiny and limp, and it wasn’t a bad thing. I would salt it well, and eat as much as I could. Unlike other vegetables, I adore boiled cabbage. And for a long time, beyond making coleslaw, that was […]

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Eat. Live. Be. – Eat Your Rainbow!

Eat. Live. Be. – Eat Your Rainbow!

| April 4, 2011 | 6 Comments

Before I spotted Will on the school bus this afternoon, I spotted his two tall white bunny ears. And even though I didn’t send him off to school wearing those ears, I knew it was him. No, I couldn’t see his little joyful face through the darkened bus windows, but I just knew. Maybe it’s […]

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Eat. Live. Be. – My Go-To Lunch

Eat. Live. Be. – My Go-To Lunch

| March 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

Happy Monday! Today is Eat. Live. Be. day and since I am swamped with work this week, I am going to keep it short and sweet. This week’s topic is our go-to lunches. I love this topic, because I am pretty devoted to a delicious sandwich that I eat regularly. Yes, that’s a turkey sandwich […]

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Eat. Live. Be. – A Day in the Life

Eat. Live. Be. – A Day in the Life

| March 21, 2011 | 6 Comments

We had a beautiful weekend, filled with hikes and playing and seeing good friends. And Will had his first track team practice. Then it snowed this morning. Crazy. Anyway, it’s Monday and that means Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011. Today’s topic is A Day in the Life, which is all about giving a […]

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Eat. Live. Be. – How to Keep the Motivation Going

Eat. Live. Be. – How to Keep the Motivation Going

| March 14, 2011 | 4 Comments

Last week, I admitted something … I haven’t been working out much. Cate immediately brought it up with me, pointing out how important it is that I do. And I know that. This week’s topic hits close to home — How to Keep the Motivation Going. We’ve talked about motivation before since the Eat. Live. […]

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Eat. Live. Be. – February Update and Must-Reads

Eat. Live. Be. – February Update and Must-Reads

| March 7, 2011 | 4 Comments

Eat. Live. Be.’s topic this week is required reading. As in the reading material that most speaks to each of us in our ELB journey. I have a few magazines and books that I just adore, so I can’t wait to share them. But first, the monthly update. Deep breath. This is hard. And it’s […]

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