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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I say a song is worth a thousand pictures, all created in one’s mind. Forget that music video stuff.

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I’m an avid reader, both written and audiobooks. You can find a list of all it hear. True fact: e-coloring books kinda suck.

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Breakfast Cookies

I strive to start my kid’s day with a hearty breakfast, a high calorie love note to send them on their way to school or at least give me a few hour’s respite from the kitchen. But it takes creaticity – breakfast cereal is not nutritious enough (my opinion) and frankly some mornings I just can’t get myself to do a pop-up Cracker Barrel-style spread. What we have agreed upon is smoothies,  chock-full of frozen fruit,  yogurt,  sometimes wheatgerm and honey.  I chuckle inwardly,  knowing they have little inkling how good it is for them.  Still,  I try to put eggs or waffles alongside. Recently I dusted off a recipe I had tried a few years ago and realized it was a pretty good compliment to the smoothie,  while adding a novelty bent to breakfast. There is some work involved here,  but the payoff is a great tasting cookie that,  when paired with a smoothie or glass of milk leaves you feeling the good and the kids thinking they’ve...

Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

Like cheesecake and excuses, this is something I like to make but rarely partake in. I don’t like bananas but my kids (and most of the population) do. The chocolate chips add a little surprise that keeps them coming back for more. This bread tastes even better if stored in the fridge....