2008 – The Year of the Rat

February 7, 2008 — The Year of the Rat Gung Hay Fat Choy! Traditional Celebration of the Chinese New Year Of all the traditional Chinese festivals, the new Year was perhaps the most elaborate, colorful, and important. This was a time for the Chinese to congratulate each other and themselves on having passed through another […]

Super Bowl

Official Site of Super Bowl XLII Super Bowl I-Spy Football printables Football wordsearch Super Bowl Printables from DLTKids Super Bowl Scramble Vegetarians In Paradise offers a SuperBowl Sunday Menu. There are recipes for an appetizer of Sun-dried Tomato Hummus shaped like a football, entrée of Swedish “Meatballs” to serve over steamed brown rice, bulghur wheat, […]

Cereal & Parfait

My favorite cereal is Nature’s Path brand cereal Pumpkin FlaxPlus Granola. It’s vegetarian, has no trans fats, is whole grain and low in sodium (20mg per serving). Plus it has the UDSA Organic symbol on the box. Nature’s Path also has a great looking Granola Strawberry Parfait recipe that I hope to try this weekend. […]

Jo-Ann’s

I stopped into Jo-Ann’s this past month and it wasn’t even to buy anything. I have a (cosmetics) bag that I keep all my discount cards in. One day I had some free time on my hands and actually alphabetized the discount cards. I’m glad I did that because it sure beats having people in […]

Pumpkin Roll

A co-worker let me use her recipe on my website, Homeschooling on a Shoestring. I’ve reprinted it here for the holiday season. It is tasty, thick, you definitely need a glass of something and so not healthy. If you know a good vegan or raw version, let me know.       Pumpkin Roll Cake: […]