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PB&J Minus the PB

As a kid, I remember taking peanut butter and jam sandwiches for lunch nearly every day. (I was a pretty easy-going kid when it came to lunches, as long as my sandwiches didn’t include meat — apparently I was vegan-like in food preferences long before I knew what the word meant!) During the summer, Adam perfectedContinue Reading

Kindergarten Exhaustion and Yummy Lunches

We’ve reached the end of the kids’ first week back to school, some of us a little more tired than others. (Full disclosure: Leah and I both dozed off this afternoon while we were reading together and I just happened to wake up first.) Full-day kindergarten has left Leah completely exhausted by the time sheContinue Reading

Back to School

As of two weeks ago, I have been completely ready for Adam and Leah to head back to school and out of my hair. I love them dearly, but their laissez-faire attitude and our distinct lack of schedule over the summer drives me batty. And to be fair, I think they were ready for SeptemberContinue Reading

Hummus!

What would the Vegan Month of Food be without at least one post dedicated to hummus? Like any good vegan, I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect hummus for ages. And no matter how many recipes I try, when it comes to good, basic smear-on-a-sandwich hummus, I always return to the recipe from Veganomicon (p. 67).Continue Reading

Camp Mini-Yo-We, Take Two

What a difference a year makes. Last summer, eager to follow in Elizabeth’s footsteps, Adam ventured off to Camp Mini-Yo-We for a week of sleep-away camp. Unfortunately, the whole being-away-from-home-while-doing-completely-foreign-activities-like-paddling-a-canoe experience was overwhelming and he became incredibly homesick, so much so that we received several phone calls from the camp director and Todd and IContinue Reading