A Moment with a Food Labeling Cynic // #1

My kids were eating cereal the other day, and on the box was the following phrase: "First ingredient: whole grain" I get that this claim is a comment on the supposed wholesomeness of the product, which is admirable. But it makes me wonder what OTHER ingredients they might be hiding? Because, if your second, third or even … Continue reading A Moment with a Food Labeling Cynic // #1

Old Stuff Which Has Been Here All Along But Which No One Has Read – A Self-Serving Throwback Thursday Jam

I've played around with blogging for a few years now (I THINK there might be a post on the horizon about this).  Essentially, I'd write a few posts, absolutely no one would read them, and so I'd quit for a while, heading back to the friendly confines of Facebook.  I knew nothing about the importance … Continue reading Old Stuff Which Has Been Here All Along But Which No One Has Read – A Self-Serving Throwback Thursday Jam

Accepting an Award Nomination (And Paying it Forward)

  I've been nominated for an award from a first-rate blog! This being my first such recognition as a blogger (and one of only a handful of awards I've ever received, if you count the Most Improved Player award I received 8 straight years in a row for basketball*, and the "Colors MOSTLY in The … Continue reading Accepting an Award Nomination (And Paying it Forward)