Monthly Archives: January 2012

Product Review: Trader Joe’s 17 Bean & Barley Mix

I was already in Trader Joe’s buying ingredients to make my homemade vegetarian chili when I spied something I’d never seen before: TJ’s 17 Bean & Barley Mix. This could only bode well for my future chili. I bought two … Continue reading

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Recipe: Two Bean Veggie Burgers

Homemade veggie burgers were on my “To Make” list for ages. I think I put it off because they are quite time consuming. The main reason I decided to bite the bullet was because I found some gorgeous produce at … Continue reading

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Recipe: Oatmeal Cherry Walnut Cookies

Cookies were a must last weekend. I wanted something chocolatey but had no chocolate chips (I have such conflicting thoughts about keeping a stockpile in the house). But then I remembered my tried and true Oatmeal Anything Cookies recipe, pulled … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Should-Haves

I am in a constant battle of the should-haves with myself. It’s the part of my internal, perfectionist self talk that is intolerant of mistakes, setbacks, or laziness. However, my should-have self talk never makes me feel better. In fact, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Double Potato Latkes

I love the Somerville Winter Farmer’s Market. I went a few weeks back and loaded up on an abundance of fresh produce (spinach, kale, onions, potatoes, and carrots). I knew I wanted to make latkes with the potatoes and was … Continue reading

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DIY: Sew Your Own Ottoman Covers

When we first moved into our house and bought our loveseat something just wasn’t quite right. It’s brand new so the cushions are super firm, it’s also deep so you have to sit allll the way back with your feet … Continue reading

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Organization Tips: Conquering A Year’s Worth of Receipts

If you’re like me you keep every receipt for every transaction on all of your plastic throughout the year. Wait, does anyone else do that? (I know, I’m a little Type A, you don’t need to tell me.) I separate … Continue reading

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