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[3 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 5,427 views]
Austin’s Delicious April Events

I am hearing about so many wonderful-sounding events in the month of April, and wanted to share them here with you, as well as list them for my own reference.

Funky Chicken Coop Tour
Saturday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The purpose of this tour is to encourage city residents to raise chickens at home by demonstrating the many ways that chicken (and other poultry) housing can be incorporated into urban residence without violating city ordinances or creating a nuisance.  Buy your “ticket(s)” in advance online for pick up …

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[8 Feb 2012 | 3 Comments | 3,296 views]
Soup Peddler: Local Before Local Was Cool

I am kvelling (if you’re goyishe that means filled with pride in Yiddish) at the unveiling of the Soup Peddler’s new website.
And even though I’m not the Soup Peddler, nor do I play him on TV, David is a dear friend of ours, and Adam worked with him tirelessly to manage the creative and technical design of his new website. All those whimsical hand-drawn illustrations you see? That’s by Austin’s own  Gerren Lamson. Check out Gerren’s website for more of his delicious and inspiring work.
On Friday, The Soup Peddler is having …

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[1 Jan 2012 | 3 Comments | 3,104 views]
AFBA and the Austin to Boston Food Swap

Throughout December, many of my blogger friends were posting daily on Facebook and their blogs about one thing per day that they were grateful for. There are many things and people in my life that I am thankful to have in my life, but as we enter this new year, I’m feeling especially happy to have a strong network of blogger friends — both near and far.
As you may know, I’m a founding board member and communications chair for the Austin Food Blogger Alliance (AFBA), a local ethical, social, educational, …

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[1 Jan 2012 | 34 Comments | 4,549 views]
Snap Kitchen: My Results

I’ve now been off the Snap Kitchen 21-day Snap Commit program for a little over a week, and I miss those prepared meals! I’ve definitely noticed the difference in how I felt when I was on the program — energized! optimistic! — with the way I feel now (sluggish) and I miss having my own personal chef to make sure I’m putting the right things in my system.
Overall, I lost two pounds, my energy level was high, I slept well, and my skin was even clearer during the program. I …

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[20 Dec 2011 | One Comment | 2,854 views]
Snap Kitchen: How It Works

Some of you have been asking about my progress on the Snap Kitchen program. I am weighing myself once a week, and I lost about two pounds in the first two weeks. Also, my energy level is higher than it’s been in months!
Others are curious about how the program works. Basically, its a 21-Day program where you buy all of your meals — five small meals a day — from Snap Kitchen. For most women, the price breaks down to about $40 a day according to my rough calculations. To …

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