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Five Guys – great if you’re looking for a heart attack

In a continuing attempt to teach my kids about food portion size, I went to Five Guys Burgers and Fries to purchase a regular one patty cheese burger hamburger and a regular order of fries (not large or spiced). This is the sized meal I would purchase for each of my kids. My plan was to plate this food on the Portion Plate for all to see. Continue reading



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Our next family experiment – Portion Plates to the rescue

We have always watched portions in our house. Not only does it keep the weight down but it keeps our food budget reasonable. Meat is doled out in ounce servings as opposed to the poundage amounts you sometimes get in restaurants. We load up on vegetables and fruit. We don’t eat tons of starches. Junk food although not entirely out of the house is certainly at a minimum usually relegated to holiday celebrations. We never eat fast food.

Even our snacks are measured by custard-dish sizes. Continue reading

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Plush Puff Gourmet Marshmallows – kids and s’mores – simply the best

Kids and toasted marshmallows, I’m not sure there a better combination exists anywhere.

We were recently sent some Plush Puffs gourmet marshmallows. Plush Puffs are marshmallows made the old fashioned way – hand made in a two day process of whipping to a heavenly lightness, and then flavored with the absolute highest quality all natural ingredients.

These marshmallows come in flavors like Carmel Swirl, Chocolate Chipetta, Vanilla Bean, Luscious Lemony Meringue, Simply S’mores, and many others. Continue reading

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Now these are the kind of dolls I want my daughters to play with

We recently had a Karito Kids World Citizen party sponsored by the doll company for my daughters and their friends and it turned into an event that will always be fondly remembered.

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