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3 Cheap and Easy Recipes for Hunger Action Day

Today is Hunger Action Day.  It unofficially kicks off Hunger Action Month, a nation-wide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Organized by Feeding America's nationwide network of food banks, the campaign brings greater attention to the issue of hunger in America and promotes way for individuals everywhere to get… Continue reading 3 Cheap and Easy Recipes for Hunger Action Day

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Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week Two | Easy Fried Rice Recipe

This week our lesson at Cooking Matters is "try it, you'll like it!"  During the lesson we will talk to the kids and their parents about how to develop healthy eating habits, identify whole grains and how to include more vegetables and fruits in every meal.   I'm pretty excited about this weeks class because we are… Continue reading Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week Two | Easy Fried Rice Recipe

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Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week One | Quick & Easy Turkey Tacos Recipe

If you've been following Mom's Bistro for a while, you know I am extremely passionate about fighting hunger in America.  I'm really excited to share with you that tonight, I will be volunteering as a Chef Instructor for a Cooking Matters for Families class over the next six weeks.  There is something so rewarding about… Continue reading Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week One | Quick & Easy Turkey Tacos Recipe

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Locally Grown Produce – Delivered! My CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Box from The Produce Box

My friends introduced me to The Produce Box, and I will be forever thankful for their recommendation.  They deliver fresh and local produce as well as some special little goodies like locally made cheese, bread, nuts, butters and jams.  Yum.  The Produce Box has a bunch of box choices to choose from each week too. … Continue reading Locally Grown Produce – Delivered! My CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Box from The Produce Box

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Feed The Need 2013

Have you ever been really hungry before?  Not just because you were so busy with work or life that you missed lunch, but HUNGRY.  Hunger where you have gone for several meals without food?  Have you ever experienced hunger because you were too poor to afford to buy food, or had to choose between heat… Continue reading Feed The Need 2013

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Sorting Potatoes!

Last night DJ and I volunteered at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.  In lieu of spending a ton of money on each other, and buying flowers that are going to die, D.J. and I decided to give our love to others, and give back for Valentines Day. Every Wednesday, from 6-8… Continue reading Sorting Potatoes!

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Resolutions & Goals

I started writing this post today, talking about my resolutions, and then I read a friends blog - and he talked about setting goals. This just seemed so much more realistic. So, Greg, I thank you. I talked about some ideas I had floating around in my head, and what I wanted to accomplish this… Continue reading Resolutions & Goals

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Resolutions & Goals

I started writing this post today, talking about my resolutions, and then I read a friends blog - and he talked about setting goals. This just seemed so much more realistic. So, Greg, I thank you. I talked about some ideas I had floating around in my head, and what I wanted to accomplish this… Continue reading Resolutions & Goals

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Winding Down

Hey Y'all! Christmas came and went in a flash - I blinked, and it was over.  But, Christmas morning was fabulous.  It was Anthony's second Christmas, but really his first Christmas when he understood that he was getting presents and that he was a good boy all year, so Santa came.  His face lit up… Continue reading Winding Down

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Winding Down

Hey Y'all! Christmas came and went in a flash - I blinked, and it was over.  But, Christmas morning was fabulous.  It was Anthony's second Christmas, but really his first Christmas when he understood that he was getting presents and that he was a good boy all year, so Santa came.  His face lit up… Continue reading Winding Down