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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Gingery sweet potato, lentil soup

I love being back in my kitchen and our house again. I love cooking where I have my “stuff” so it’s easy to find. Yesterday we had a very nice and calm day since the kids are still adjusting to U.S time and Bella has no school. So we played …

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The New Green Way To Get Your Take-out Food

By Fredrica Syren: A friend told me about a vegan restaurant in San Diego and, since I love trying new things, I went there to pick up a menu and some lunch.  The Loving Hut is an Asian vegan restaurant focusing on dishes such as BBQ noodles, Pho, vegan spicy …

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Yogurt Cardamom Dressing

Yuck working on jetlag which is always so much fun with kids. It’s almost that it takes all our energy to change these kids from Sweden time to California time. And by the way it’s 9 hours time difference and they say it takes 1 day for each hour for …

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Chocolate cupcake with peanut butter frosting

Today we’ve been packing and getting ready for our flight home tomorrow. We’re leaving at noon so it’s nice we don’t have to get the kids up so early and can take our time today and tomorrow. Last night here we have been enjoying  take out salads from a cafe …

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Breaking down the recyclables and do more

This video features recycle expert Betty Shelley who shares some very valuable information on how to take apart garbage to be able to recycle as much as possible. Watching this I learned about items I never knew could be recycled as well as things I thought could be be but …

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Creamy balsamic sauce

Happy New Year everyone!We had a mellow evening because Noah is still sick so we didn’t want to risk him getting worse. We were suppose to be at a party with friends. As it looks now we’ll not be able to fly home on Monday unless he pulls a miracle …

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Do Cell Phones go to Heaven?

By James Harker-Syren OK, stop to think about how many cell phones have you had in your life. It’s OK: take a minute to think back and count … I can remember 11. Now think about what you did with them when you got a new one. Until recently, most …

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Wondering what you can do to be environmentally friendly while traveling? By Amanda Wilkes Planes, trains, and automobiles take us where we want to go, when we want to go there.  Thanks to these various modes of transportation, we have the opportunity to see, explore, and discover our beautiful world.  …

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