Monthly Archives: January 2013

Life Is Very Good: March For Life, 2013

The last time I went to the March for Life, I forgot my camera.  I’m happy to say that this year, I brought it. On Friday morning, Curly and I rose early, bundled up in long underwear and double the … Continue reading

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Courtesy of Jamie Oliver: Broiled Tilapia and Broccoli with Asian Dressing

I’m a big fan of Jamie Oliver.  I love the way he actively goes out and encourages healthy eating, showing people first hand that cooking a fresh meal is easier than you think, and how much better a homemade burger … Continue reading

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Get Thee To the Church: Saint Stanislaus Kostka, Pittsburgh

We were in town for a funeral.  A memorial service, actually.  Joe’s friend and college roommate recently lost his mother, who had been battling cancer for years.  Joe’s AWESOME parents came and stayed with the boys so the two of … Continue reading

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7 Takes, 7 Choices, 2013

It’s the 40th anniversary of “Roe v. Wade.”  Since then, nearly 56,000 children have been ripped from their mothers’ wombs.  And that’s just in the United States.  And the number keeps getting bigger.  (Take a look at this; it’s chilling.) … Continue reading

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From Fine Cooking Magazine, Chicken Thighs in Tomato-Ginger Sauce

My mother-in-law gave me my first subscription to Fine Cooking magazine about ten years ago.  I’ve renewed my subscription every year since then.  For the first couple of years I would try several recipes out of every issue I received, and we’ve … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Volume Two: Concerning Hobbits (and pork chops and the TV chefs who make them)

–1– They were calling for snow here.  Everyone has been eagerly watching the weather forecasts, and getting all excited about what we’re going to do with our day off from school. It’s been raining here all week, and yesterday the … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes, Volume One: The Starting From Scratch Edition

–1– Happy Saturday!  If you found me through Jennifer Fulwiler’s 7 Quick Takes link-up, you might have at some time or another stumbled upon Musings of a Catholic Mom, which is my blog I started four years ago and one … Continue reading

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