The $25 Shopping Cart, v. 19.0 – the $20 edition.

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That moment when you have to choose between the bad stuff and the really bad stuff, fully knowing it’s going to hurt you either way.

Yes, folks, I’m talking about TP. While not exactly food related, it’s something all of us have to buy at…

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The $25 Shopping Cart, v. 19.0 – the $20 edition.

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That moment when you have to choose between the bad stuff and the really bad stuff, fully knowing it’s going to hurt you either way.

Yes, folks, I’m talking about TP. While not exactly food related, it’s something all of us have to buy at…

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What’s in Store for October

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*dusts off the cobwebs*

It’s certainly been a while since I’ve done one of these! With everything going from topsy turvy to Is the Dust Finally Settling?, it’s only right that I bring back the What’s In Store feature. Not only does it give…

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Recipe: Spiced Peaches & Cream Quinoa Smoothies

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So my mom got me a NutriBullet for my birthday a couple weeks ago, which was quite awesome of her. Last summer when I was doing my first state fair demo (remind me to put up those pictures from this year, okay?), I lost my immersion blender, so it’s been…

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Newsworthy: Introducing Getting Well, Being Well!

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Before I launch into my next recipe, I wanted to take a moment to formally introduce that side project I’ve been talking about for a few weeks now. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome into your RSS feeds the latest blog from yours truly,

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Recipe: Green Apple & Cucumber Tuna Salad Sandwiches

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While yesterday marked the unofficial end of summer, there are still three whole weeks before fall officially arrives. Even though I’m looking forward to boots, chunky sweaters, and hearty soup season, I’m not quite ready to give up my summer – or summertime…

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Happy 6th Birthday, PGEW.com!

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Six years old.

PGEW is SIX!!! Can you believe it? Technically it turned six a couple weeks ago, but there has been a lot going on behind the scenes that will be revealed soon enough, which pushed back the celebration. Monday…

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Recipe Resurrection: My Favorite Sandwich – The H.S.A.T.

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When PGEW went through a major redesign a couple years ago, the most daunting task was moving everything from such a huge blog over to its new digs. At the time, I had close to 300 recipes under my belt, not to mention a ton of tip posts and articles…

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Recipe: My Dad’s Summer Harvest Salad

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Remember lettuce?

Traipsing through the aisles of Safeway for a kitty food run the other day, I made a quick round through the produce department to check out selection and prices. I’ve become such a produce snob over the years that it can be difficult…

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Recipe: Pesto Tuna Salad Stuffed Avocados

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So, I had to go MIA again, despite all my best efforts to make May a month of many posts. As I mentioned in my last

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Turning Point

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Confession: A year ago, I hit my personal rock bottom. 

Not in terms of addictions or anything like that, but in my mental and emotional health. The stress, depression and anxiety that came from my declining health, misery at the…

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