Gingerbread Pancakes

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I have the best husband in the world. No, really, I mean it. After just one week of school, both of my boys had gotten their first colds... and, they had given the cold to me. So, what did my husband do? He let me sleep in and got up with the kids. On top of that, he made the kids homemade pancakes for breakfast! His gingerbread pancakes not only tasted great, they filled the house with the Continue Reading

{Fitness Friday} – Progress is Slow, But I’m Still Moving Forward

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It has been a few weeks since I have written about my progress towards my goal of running a half marathon in February 2014. Partly, because I feel like I haven't made much progress due to injuries and bad weather. I have, however, realized that I am just being too hard on myself. The fact that I am still getting out there and trying is progress enough. In the past, I might have just given up Continue Reading

{WW} – Oy Vey, The Things Kids Say!

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On most blogs, WW stands for Wordless Wednesday. It is a day when bloggers give the keyboard a rest and share pictures from their week. I love sharing pictures on Wordless Wednesday. However, today on  Oy Vey a Day, WW is not about pictures. Instead, I am sharing a conversation I had with my son recently. When you read it, you will see that it is appropriate for Wordless Wednesday. While Continue Reading

“Soup Weather” Vegetable Soup

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We've all heard (and probably said) the phrase, "this is soup weather." I usually find myself saying that in fall or winter - especially since I live in the South where spring and summer are typically sweltering. However, this year, the weather has been playing tricks on us. The last week has been rainy and the temperatures have been in the low 60s. Yes, I said that the weather in Georgia has Continue Reading

Oven-Roasted (Frozen) Corn

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I love roasted corn on the cob. It is great on the grill or in the oven. The question is, what do you do on when corn on the cob isn't in season? I found the answer on Pinterest. So, as a part of my Pinterest Challenge, I roasted up some frozen corn... well, actually, I broiled it up. The original pin linked to a recipe for soup that briefly mentioned roasting frozen corn. After reading Continue Reading

Quinoa With Black Bean & Mandarin Orange Sauce

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Black beans and mandarin oranges? Really? Trust me, it is delicious. The sauce The sauce is perfect for those nights when want something homemade and healthy, but are too tired to cook. All it takes is black beans, mandarin oranges, diced tomatoes and a few spices. You may have all of the ingredients in your pantry right now. If so, try it out tonight! The spices that I suggest include Continue Reading