October 2016
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You are not your job

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I co-own a mac and cheese restaurant. Sounds awesome, right? For the most part, it is. This was my dream. Opening the doors to my very own restaurant. Greeting customers, cooking great food, providing jobs, designing a space, a menu, a community meeting spot. This was it. This was what I wanted my life to […]

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So I’m new at this

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Hi everyone! It’s great to see you again! Remember me? I used to write a food blog called Local Lemons (which was hacked, stolen, ripped-off. But whatever, that’s a different story). It’s been a while. About six years actually. Six years since I’ve written a blog post. A lot has happened. A LOT has happened. […]

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What to do when you don’t sleep

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Sleep used to come easy. I’d fall asleep, stay asleep, almost anywhere, for as long as I wanted. And then I had kids. I’ll write more another time about my good friend Insomnia (and our long, drawn-out break up), but for now, can we talk about how to face the day when you don’t get enough […]

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Potato Pancakes with Sausage, Leeks and Poached Eggs

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Another throwback to my local lemon days. This was written in 2010. Look out for future recipes, which will be more simple, probably healthier, and  definitely take less time to prepare. Let’s talk for a minute about guilty pleasures. I say this because potato pancakes are one of mine. When early morning hours make it […]

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Trout, Bacon and Blessings

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A throwback recipe from my Local Lemons days (written in 2010). I had no idea how much my life would change in 6 years. One thing stayed the same… I still feel blessed, and I still am so thankful for everything I have in my life. Enjoy! You know, I feel blessed. I’m not particularly […]