Archive | July, 2011

Giveaway winners!

I apologize for being slow to get around to picking winners for last week’s giveaways. First up, the BYO™ Black Rambler Lunch Bag by Built® NY lunch bag: I used…   There were 22 comments. Random selected comment #13 was DC (when you sort from oldest to newest, like Blogger did, and you subtract […]

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Reader email: Portion sizes

I am lucky to have amazing readers. I love how you teach me about things. It started out last year when I first started blogging. I didn’t know a thing about school lunch (evidence: I decided to eat it for a year) and, well, thousands of you educated me about the ins and outs of […]

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Ye Olde Health Book: Be a Good Little Citizen

I love library book sales because I can always find a bargain or two. I happened upon a bunch of books that were in a free pile at a book sale a few months ago. One book caught my eye. Your Health and Happiness. I opened it and loved it immediately. This little gem had me chuckling […]

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Lunch Wrap Up: Week of July 4th and July 11th

When you have a sick child, your whole world shuts down. My son had a fever for over week, occasionally spiking 103 – 104. The fever responded well to a cocktail of fever reducing meds, but once they wore off, he curled up into a little shivery ball and I just snuggled him. Naps fell […]

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CSA box: Week two (with a recipe)

  I’m officially in over my head. I don’t know what some of this stuff is! And underneath the bags of lettuce… That yellow thing?? Green ropes next to that? You eat and cook that?? I picked up this box of yummy foods, some of which I had never seen before, and headed over to […]

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Book review and giveaway: Jump Start Health!

A couple months ago I was asked if I’d be interested in reviewing Jump Start Health!  by David Campos. I jumped at it (pun intended) as health and wellness have taken on a big role in my life over the past eighteen months. The core audience for this fabulous resource includes both educators, students, and anyone interested in health and […]

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Los Angeles School Lunch Story

  Why Los Angeles Schoolkids Get Lousy Meals Terrific article dated June 16th. For the record, I am nowhere near LA, but my sister-in-law is and snagged a copy of the paper for me. The article resonated with my because it talks not only about the processed food on the menu, but also the pathetically short amount of […]

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Lunch Wrap Up – Weeks of June 20th and June 27th

Let’s see if I can get the formatting right on this post… My son is sick for the third time as many weeks. Three weeks ago it was the flu, ten days ago it was a cold, and now it’s another virus with a fever. The only good thing is that I am not working and I […]

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