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Edible Edies, Day 2

In the documentary Grey Gardens, Big Edie and Little Edie – depicted here in egg form – fought eviction from their beautifully decomposing Hamptons house. But that was nothing compared to the indignities of life in the fridge. If you haven’t yet checked out the brave women, dogs and babies in Jean’s Grey Gardens contest, [...]

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Eating My Words

When Josie was a toddler, I dutifully subscribed to family-activity magazines. I always started by saying “Look! We should go to that tree-climbing family eco-resort in Costa Rica!” and finished by hurling it at the wall. And oh, the food projects. Every kids’ activity involved seemed to turn string cheese into castles or candy bars [...]

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The Last Time I Saw Paris

By the time you read this, I will be in a seat with little legroom, hurtling across the ocean toward the City of Light. The first time I saw Paris, we slept on the floor, carried backpacks and didn’t spend enough money to be shocked by prices – bottled water, bread and cheese, a slice [...]

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Sweet Lorraine

Today is – I swear on my new oven mitts – National Quiche Lorraine Day. I don’t know who proclaimed the holiday, exactly, but I thank them. Because just between us, not a day goes by when I don’t think “I celebrate thee, quiche. Many thanks.” Do we not a think a pie full of [...]

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Scrambled Blog

Change is hard. To do it right, you have to crack a few eggs. And I did. I dragged that tomboy blog inside and gave it a makeover. Pretty. But, did you notice? All the comments are gone. Months of chatter – back and forth, stories and advice, questions and answers. Gone. Yep, they’ve gone [...]

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