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Anti-Aging Foods

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Last week I got a shocking surprise in the mail—an AARP card. At first I was annoyed. I’m not old enough for one of these, I thought. But in fact, I am. So before I allowed my mind to settle on the bummer mood that was looming, I decided to change my attitude. I didn’t… Read more »

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Entertain with Confidence

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  It’s here. The unofficial start to summer—Memorial Day weekend. The weekend when we can “without judgment,” wear our fancy sandals; “without being reminded,” wear our sunscreen; and “without fear” (or maybe some fear), wear our entertaining hats. Are you ready? So this entire week, the Food Network has been spotlighting “Grilling,” just in time… Read more »

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Have You Lost Your Mind?

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No offense to my fellow multitasking mavens, but have you heard? Mindfulness is the new way to health and happiness. Well, not exactly new. In fact, for over 2500 years people of all walks of life have used the practice of mindfulness meditation as a way to achieve well-being, peace, and joy. It’s really quite… Read more »

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A Mother’s Day Rhyme

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Figs and Function is a bit different this time Instead of health and organization, here’s my silly Mother’s Day rhyme. In honor of mothers and grandmas everywhere I dedicate this poem Girls, get out there—and what you’re made of—you show ‘em. (With some food nuances, of course) ‘Twas the morning of Mother’s Day, as I… Read more »

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Busy, Busy, Busy

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I know sometimes you’re way too busy to read this blog, and now you have the opportunity to unsubscribe to the weekly BlogLetter if you’d like, however I hope you stick around. This week I’m going to help you save time at the dinner hour (or dinner 10 minutes in some cases.) Believe me, I… Read more »

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