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Grilled Avocado Bowl

Also read: 9 More Foods You’ll Love on the Grill Ingredients 1 ripe avocado 1 small diced tomato 1 tablespoon of crumbled feta cheese Freshly chopped parsley. 1 tablespoon lime juice Olive oil Kosher Salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste Directions Heat up the grill. Cut avocado in half and take our the seed and brush with olive oil. Place avocado halves on grill […]

Are You Drinking Too Much?

A cold beer on a hot beach, a chilled white wine on a front porch or an icy margarita at a backyard party … all things I really look forward to. With less driving, more socializing and fewer responsibilities, many of us get our drink on during the summer months. I am over 21. I […]

Is It Too Late to Finish Summer Reading?

The answer is, it depends. This is just about the time when I realize, each summer, that despite me telling the kids to read every day, they haven’t gotten very far. Despite my many suggestions to curl up and enjoy a book, some of the reading logs are still embarrassingly sparse. Could you imagine if […]

4 Days in Dublin On A Budget

Where: Dublin, Ireland When: March 2018 How Many Nights: 4 Cost: $1000 Unfortunately or fortunately, I am turning 50. My friends from high school wanted to plan a group trip to celebrate all of us turning 50. As most of you know, I love to plan affordable trips. I had to work within a budget, as […]

5 Tips for Beating the Heat

1. Who is susceptible to Heat Illness? Children under the age of 4 and adults over the age of 65 are at most risk of becoming ill from the heat. Obesity, certain medications, some chronic illnesses and being overdressed all further increase the risk. Today, I’m focusing on kids but the idea is pretty much the same […]

Rosemary Grapefruit Bellini

Ingredients Rosemary Simple Syrup: 1/2 cup sugar 1 small spray fresh rosemary and 4 sprigs for garnish For the Bellini: 3 oz gin 3 oz ruby red grapefruit juice Champagne or Prosecco First make the simple syrup: Add the sugar, 1/2 cup water and the rosemary to a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat […]

What You Say to the Ref Matters

What screaming at the ref does not say about you.

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

As a general rule, I think 3 year olds should be locked away for a year. Sure they are cute, but when they snap, they are more frightening than Carrie after the pig blood incident. When my eldest was 3, she was fairly awful, but in a non-specific, 3 year old little beast way. Then, […]
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