Month: August 2011

Gee Whiz!

As a follow up to my last post, I would like to just make a retraction.  Ibuprofen (as I found out the very very hard way) is toxic to dogs.  Little Miss Sassy was up puking for hours and hours that night- it was absolutely awful. We learned that evening, dogs don’t metabolize ibuprofen the …

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Woof!! What a day!

My poor Sassy girl’s foot is broken!! 🙁 She is so little (she’s only 4 pounds!), and she gets underfoot so often that Mr. Handsome nicknamed her “Sassy Underfoot.”  Yesterday, she got under Chris’ foot, and her tiny itty bitty baby foot bone snapped!  She actually walked on it fine last night, but this morning, …

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Olive Oil: good not just for your heart, but your brain too!

It almost seems like you must be living under a rock these days if you haven’t heard the many accolades of olive oil.  Olive Oil is a fabulous source of monounsaturated fatty acids and phenols (antioxidants), which make this fat a nutritional powerhouse.  It’s a one-two punch: not only does it supply good fats, it’s …

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Vindicated!!!!

Ok, so I know I’ve not been the best team player when it comes to Erie.  I know, I know.  I promise not to complain this whole post-promise!! BUT, just so everyone knows I’m not crazy, here’s a recent Gallup Poll which states that Erie is the 4th most depressed city in U.S.  I’m exonerated, a …

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Inspiration

I woke up this morning certain that it would be a terrible day at work, because I’d had such a wonderful day at home yesterday.  It’s backward logic, but it seemed that anytime my home life was going well, work would be just terrible.  And vice versa.  It’s like I am perpetually waiting for the …

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Spanish Roasted Pork

I made this dish for dinner last night, and I really loved it!  It’s really a wintertime dish, what with the oven being on, but still delicious nonetheless!  The can of beans comes from Trader Joe’s; I LOVE Trader Joe’s.  I just purchased some White 100% Whole Wheat flour (yes it’s white like all purpose …

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