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  • 7 Food-Foolery Fun Ideas

    Every year I wish I was a bit more creative when it comes to planning the perfect April Fools’ Day prank. Some of the best tricks that have gone down in history are the ones we don’t see coming. I’m… Read More

  • 3 Steps for Better Nutrition

    There’s so much written about nutrition, and it can seem overwhelming at times. Superfoods! Antioxidants. Gluten?  Omega-3s. Amino acids? We care a lot about nutrition at DinnerTime, and are fascinated by emerging science of why certain foods have particular effects… Read More

  • Make 2021 Your Best Year Yet!

    I don’t really like to make resolutions. I think they’re too binding. Plus, they don’t always stick and I’m left with a feeling of failure. In fact, 80% of all New Year’s resolutions go out the window by the second week… Read More

  • Stay Energized!

    I admit it. I’m thankful Thanksgiving is over! The meal was great. And of course we love the leftovers, but the amount of carbs I consumed is way more than I like. No wonder I’ve been feeling sluggish, a little… Read More

  • Leftovers Are The Best!

    Thanksgiving is shaping up a little differently than normal, and yet still the same. I’m still making turkey and our favorite sides. Yum! What we won’t have is a lot of extra people at our table, just four of us…. Read More

  • A Small and Grateful Thanksgiving Celebration

    Thanksgiving is going to look a bit different this year. According to the American Automobile Association, fewer Americans will be traveling than last year. If you plan to gather with friends and family outside your household, the Center for Disease… Read More

  • Rock Your Recipe Box

    I love browsing recipes. I used to collect old recipe books and flip though them periodically. In particular, I loved the ones that were published by a community association like a church or garden club. These were “tried and true”… Read More

  • Tricky and Fun Halloween Ideas

    Halloween will be extra tricky this year. According to the National Confectioners Association, 80% of adults they surveyed believe they can still make Halloween fun. I want to make it scary…in a good way. I’m a bit of a wimp… Read More

  • Rule Your Roost: It’s National Chicken Month!

    Here’s something to squawk about: September is National Chicken Month! It seems crazy to designate only one month to chicken. Isn’t every month a good time to celebrate chicken? Some people are reading this and groaning “So tired of the… Read More

  • Talk of the Table

    I remember long conversations at our family dinner table. We didn’t follow the “no politics, religion or money” rule of acceptable topics. Everything was up for debate. Lots of debate! Sure, we talked about school, friends and activities too. What… Read More