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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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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The $25 Shopping Cart, v. 18.0 – Extreme Edition

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It’s been a LOOOOONG time since I’ve done one of these, and yet we’re still all the way up to #18! Pretty cool, and what an adventure it was.

My health being what it’s been lately, it’s become harder for me to find the best place to work (I still have…

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Recipe: Quinoa, Egg & Veggie Breakfast Bites (and a Breakfast Challenge!)

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Confession: I’ve become a bad, bad, bad breakfast eater.

I didn’t used to be like this. Naturally, there was no escaping breakfast in my younger years, when parents would monitor the heck out of stuff like that. But in my adult life, there…

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Recipe: Veggie & Pesto Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini

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You knew I wouldn’t be able to stay away from posting new quinoa recipes for very long… ; )

One of the hardest things to do when you’re down for a couple of weeks due to illness (can we say double-sided shingles?), especially when you live alone,…

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Recipe: Paella Flatbread Pizza

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Before I get started, just wanted to share that I got a new job! SQUEEEE!!! I’ll tell you more about it another day because this is kind of a long post and I want to wax poetic about it at length. But I know a lot of you have been genuinely concerned…

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Recipe: Cashew & Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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*peeks out from under the covers*

Is it 2014 yet?

Because it feels like mean ol’ 2013 is still clinging like crazy, and I’d rather not deal with its crap any longer. That was so last year. ; )

Hello, everyone… I’m baaaaack! When I…

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