My parents had no concept of child labor laws…I started mowing the lawn with a riding lawnmower at the age of 6. Yes, I said 6. I made $3 each time I mowed the lawn… usually on a Friday afternoon… usually took several hours. When I was 8 or so I decided that I needed […]
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I am starting a new REALITY CHECK series over at Burb Mom. I am not going to post the follow up stories here, but wanted to let ya know what I was doing over there in case you want to follow along. For the next month I am going to play THE GROCERY GAME. The […]
Today is another day on our quest for cheap meals with the help of Oprah and Chef Cat Cora! Holly squeals with excitement hoping to over come her kitchen fatigue. Today is day four of the Chef Cat Cora 21 meal menu as seen on the Oprah show. Let’s make breakfast! Lemon-Pecan Pancakes These pancakes […]
Whew. We felt pretty good making it through day one of the Chef Cat Cora 21 meal menu as seen on Oprah. And then we realized that day two would mean three homemade meals. Three homemade meals. I think I can…I think I can…I think I can. Let’s make breakfast! We decided to try: Egg […]
Someone recently lamented to me that “Americans follow Oprah like sheep”. Really? A few days ago I breezed through my TiVo’d Oprah episode from last week that told the story of three professional chefs “living with” three ordinary families and making-over the family meals to be cheap, healthy and easy. There is no way that […]