Category Archives: Food

Cold Cookie Spree

Apparently, being cooped up due to knock-you-on-your-butt cold makes me bake. Hey, it’s better than bitch, right? I can’t be too much of a weather whiner. I was born and raised in Boston (well, a suburb a half-hour from the … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Fun

I get up with Alex at 6:30 a.m. every Saturday. Every week I think that will change, that he will sleep later, but it doesn’t happen. I have no idea why I don’t accept my reality. He remains our resident … Continue reading

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My Little Sous Chef

I was walking Alex into school today and he said, “Mommy! Look! I see grass! Oh yeah! Oh yeah!” It was like Spider-Man, Lightening McQueen, and sea salt caramels (his favorite—yup, blame me) fell at his feet. He was that … Continue reading

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Cold…Snap!

Why can’t the post-baby fat that still clings to my stomach actually do something? Like, I don’t know…keep me warm? It is beyond freezing. I don’t even bother checking the weather anymore because, guess what? It’s f*cking cold. I spend … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun

I will be the first one to admit I have been in a f*ck you funk lately. If you haven’t noticed, just ask Kimye. A black cloud stalked me Single White Female-style for an entire year. I was knocked on … Continue reading

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The Big 4 Uh-Oh!

I turned 40 this week. Do not worry, I am okay. I shopped like a real housewife, drank like a fish, swore like a sailor, and giggled like a schoolgirl (in no particular order). And I did it all in … Continue reading

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Bitchslapped by the Bird

I am the turkey this Thanksgiving. Put the fork in me. I am done. I needed an emergency root canal today. It’s the Super Bowl for home cooks—a beautiful day when everyone collectively ignores their diets—and I am looped up … Continue reading

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Boys and Boobs

My baby boy likes loves boobs. It’s all boobs all of the time at casa Meltzer these days. I know what you’re thinking…men are generally obsessed with the almighty breast. Shocker. I remember some boys in my neighborhood growing up … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Hurricane Mommy

So, I am in the midst of preparing for a hurricane. Are you jealous? My son is two-years-old, and this is his second hurricane. We were without power for nearly one week during the last one, and it was beyond … Continue reading

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Adios, Taco Packets!

I am still struggling with my Kate Hudson/Dumbo/Urkel ear, but I wanted to make dinner last night (yes I have a problem resting/being sick/feeling useless–add it to the colossal list of things I am working on). I reached in my … Continue reading

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