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CityMama™
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Me, backstage with Yuliya Patsay and Lizz Porter. Last night I had the honor of standing onstage alongside 13 other writers telling the audience about what life is really like... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2013 at CityMama™
I am so proud to be part of the Listen To Your Mother 2013 San Francisco cast. It's an honor to be able to share my writing in this way... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2013 at CityMama™
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Just when I thought I was letting my blog die a slow death, Sarah Lacy’s recent article on Marissa Mayer’s life as a working mom pulls me back in. Lacy... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at CityMama™
I repost a variation of this post every year on the anniversary 9/11. This year, it's not just for my girls, but for my sweet little boy, too. In reposting... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2012 at CityMama™
Curry powder would be amazing but I would omit the ranch and bump up the mayo. ;) -Stefania Sent from my iPhone. [email protected]
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One of my favorite ways to do chicken salad with a "secret" ingredient. 1 cup chopped cooked chicken 1 small apple, cored and chopped 8-10 seedless grapes, halved 1/4 of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2012 at CityMama™
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I am traveling again this week, headed to the Women and Media Summit at Obama for America HQ (W00T!), so this week is a little nuts, but I actually have... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at CityMama™
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One of the things I look forward to about summer vacation, besides not having to set an alarm clock*, is not having to pack lunches. Except, oh wait, if your... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2012 at CityMama™
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Aaaaaaaaand we're back! After a long break, I am back to thinking about what I'm going to cook for the week, especially as we head into summer. I'm hoping that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2012 at CityMama™
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What do you do when you have a fresh batch of chicken stock, some leftover chicken, and three hungry kids? Make chicken and dumplings! Now, despite my abiding love for... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2012 at CityMama™
Peace be with you, MCA. I feel like a part of me has died, too. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2012 at CityMama™
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Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of working parents more than the words, "Summer Vacation." As I mentioned in a previous post about Camp Galileo, I'm not one of those... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2012 at CityMama™
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I'm not what you would call a regular spa-goer. Whenever I get a fancy-pants facial or (more infrequently) massage at a real spa, I'm always a little unsteady when entering... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2012 at CityMama™
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Check out this luscious concoction (and the very luscious Rookie Heather in the background!). It's a martini made from fresh pressed carrot juice, gin, applejack, and absinthe (yes, potent!) and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2012 at CityMama™
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As I've mentioned previously, I am part of Hidden Valley's Parent Panel where I love sharing tips on how to get kids to eat more vegetables. (I am compensated for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2012 at CityMama™
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You are the light of our lives. Happy birthday, to my joy of a boy. I love you so very much. xo, Your Mamma Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2012 at CityMama™
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We are swimming in citrus from our CSA, and after eating our weight in oranges, Mandarins, and Meyer lemons all winter long, after making two quarts of marmelade, there is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2012 at CityMama™
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I'm part of the Hidden Valley Ranch parents panel and I am paid to occassionally blog about how to get kids to eat more veggies. Can't get kids to eat... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2012 at CityMama™
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I'm not lying, this is the tastiest, most flavorful turkey ANYTHING you will ever eat. And for those on Weight Watchers (like I am), I calculate this at 7PP per... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2012 at CityMama™
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One of my favorite things to do is to take classic recipes and add my own variation. I made this delicious layered dip for a Golden Globes party last night—it's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2012 at CityMama™
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This is what we made for dear lunch guests visiting us from Italy today. It used up two week's-worth of CSA spinach. I served it with a black-eyed pea salad... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2012 at CityMama™
Here's some inspiration (not just workout, but, I dare say, fashion as well), Jamie Lee Curtis and John Travolta-style. My eyes. They don't know where to look. Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at CityMama™
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Each night a child is born is a holy night A time for singing A time for wondering A time for worshipping No angels herald their beginnings No prophets predict... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2011 at CityMama™
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(Unitarians don't have many rituals, but this is one of my favorites. And today it's Dashiell's turn, just like his sisters before him.) And now we have the great joy... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2011 at CityMama™
Hi Stacey, I havent posted the recipes yet. For Monday, I am riffing on a recipe posted in the latest MS Living, blogged by another blogger here: http://athomewithrebecka.blogspot.com/2011/11/coconut-curry-noodle-soup-from-martha.html And for amatriciana, it's basically 4-6 ounces of pancetta (diced), one onion sliced, and a couple cloves of smashed garlic sauteed in olive oil (in a frying pan). Then dump in a whole can of whole peeled (San Marzano if you can find them) tomatoes. I snip up the tomatoes with scissors. Let simmer until slightly thickened. Salt and pepper to taste. Toss with hot cooked spaghetti and pass the pecorino romano (or parm)!
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