10 Tips for Feeding a Teenage Boy

If you have teenagers, you know how hungry they are. Especially teenage boys. 4 months into his 13th year, my son outgrew me. Meaning he is now taller and weighs more than me. It is a strange but wonderful feeling to look at my “baby” and see a growing man who is now way stronger than me. I take my role as his mom very seriously, and one of the most important aspects of my role is to keep him healthy, happy and full. Please don’t ever, ever make your sweet boys feel guilty for the amount of food they…

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Tea Time With DIY Mugs

Did you guys see my Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy mugs that I shared last week? I am not a coffee drinker. I just don’t like the taste of it. But tea, on the other hand, I adore it. I could drink it all day long. My favorite mug has been in my possession for 12 years now. It is an over-sized Winnie the Pooh and friends mug. Oh, lookie…I just Googled it and found one on Ebay. Maybe I should buy it, just in case mine ever breaks. I have a ton of plain white mugs in a box in my…

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day With Healthy Green Food

Less than one month until St. Patrick’s Day, when sweet little Irish leprechauns will sneak into your house, make a mess and leave you chocolate. St. Patrick’s Day is kinda a big deal in my house. Not because we are Catholic, but because I am Irish. A set of my 3rd great grandparents on my mom’s side both came to American from Ireland when they were children in the mid-1800’s. As adults, they met in New York, were married, and had 5 children. I have one stained and creased photo of my Irish grandmother and unfortunately she is my stubborn brick…

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I Discovered a Cure for Migraines

Did you know that migraines are considered a silent disorder? They wreck your entire body, from head to toe, while leaving your pain invisible to outsiders. 10 million Americans suffer from migraines. The number may be even higher, because a lot of people cannot differentiate between a regular headache and a migraine. I get both and can tell you 100% that the two are completely different. Migraines affect your entire body in a way that cannot be put into words. I’ve suffered from migraines since I was a little girl. My dad and my brother both get them too. Last…

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For the Love of Bacon

My husband loved my etched Pi pan so much that he bought me a Silhouette Cameo so I could etch to my heart’s content.  I love him to pieces. I made glass mugs etched with Star Trek symbols and our first names. I made olive oil and soy sauce dispensers with OLIVE OIL and SOY SAUCE etched on them. I made glasses with etched Lego Minifigures on them. And then this…which is so far my favorite… Money cannot buy happiness, but it can buy bacon, which is kinda the same thing. Mmmmm, yummy. If you would like to buy one,…

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Rainbows of Food

I warned you all that my blog was going to be flourishing with St. Patty’s Day ideas, huh. Oops, St PATRICK’S Day. My son does not like it when I shorten it to Patty’s 🙂 Rainbows are a huge part of the St. Patrick’s Day fun due to the enchanted idea that if you can just follow a rainbow to its end, you will locate a leprechaun’s hidden pot of gold. The leprechaun is then supposed to award you 3 wishes. What would you wish for? My 9 year old son said he’d only need one wish and he’d ask for…

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