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Day 4: The Day my Family Talked About Important Social Issues During Dinner

August 22, 2017

Family dinners are becoming rare as we age, or at least in my case. I moved out last year to be independent. But if my schedule permits, I visit for dinners and sometimes stay overnight.  313 more words


Family Story: "Special Conversations"


This short story is a distillation of many memories I have of family get-togethers at holidays and throughout the year.  My maternal grandparents were not close to my paternal grandparents due to the friction between my parents as the years progressed.  623 more words


Weekly Menu w/c 22nd July 2017

If you read my SW update this week you’ll know I’ve already planned out my meals for the next 4 weeks, until our family holiday.  Hopefully, this will give me the push I need to stay focused and lose a few more pounds before our week of relaxation.  123 more words

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Lentil and Pearl Barley Fritters 


1/2 cup pearl barley

1/2 cup red lentils, washed

1 1/2 cup water

1 medium onion, finely diced

2 small carrots, grated

1 teaspoon garlic… 299 more words

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We love pasta dishes and it was one of the reasons I chose the Slimming World approach to weight loss – I could still eat pasta!  436 more words

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Weekly Menu w/c 15th July 2017

Every week I plan out our meals for the following week.  From this menu I then check the fridge, freezer and pantry and create my shopping list for the Saturday morning grocery trip.  185 more words

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