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    A Few of My Favorite Things

    December 18, 2016

    Sometimes there are things we just gush over. Small, large, simply novel, or complete game changers. Gift ’em or keep ’em, you won’t be disappointed. Here are a *few* of my favorites. Savannah Bee Company Savannah…

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    Dark Chocolate Ginger Cookies

    December 9, 2016

    Los Angeles is not well known for its seasons. I never really notice one ending and the other beginning… except for late autumn. The temperature drops, a crisp breeze rustles through the leaves and the light…

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    Low Sugar Challenge: Melissa’s Week 4

    November 22, 2016

    Celebration All right! Four weeks down! As I’ve been saying, this “sugar thing” was not a walk in the park for me. It was the beginning of a life style change and I am so grateful…

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    Low Sugar Challenge: Lorelai’s Week 4

    November 21, 2016

    Sweet, Sweet Victory. It has been a full month of low sugar and my body has never felt more satisfied. Food has more flavor and I’m more inclined to eat smaller portions especially when it comes…

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    Low Sugar Challenge: Melissa’s Week 3

    November 16, 2016

    It has been a week. A week full of ups and downs, but sugar consumption has remained steady. It is still a bit of a challenge, and I still dream of sweet things, but I’m gravitating…

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    Low Sugar Challenge: Lorelai’s Week 3

    November 15, 2016

    The Struggle Is Real Two to three times a year, I commute home across the country for a weekend visit of friends, family and the occasional wedding. This weekend two of my beloved friends tied the…

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    Low Sugar Challenge: Melissa’s Week 2

    November 7, 2016

    Adapt & Adjust Well, the white knuckling eased by mid-week, and I’m becoming much more sensitive to and appreciative of the natural flavors of my food. Sweet potato is actually sweet. Japanese sweet potato even more…

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    Low Sugar Challenge: Lorelai’s Week 2

    November 5, 2016

    Taste the Change. My good friend from high school visited so I agreed to meet her at my fave gluten free pancake joint. I decided I could allow myself to eat all my added sugar in…


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