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1 Year and 50 Pounds Later (How I Lost A Lot of Weight Quickly)
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1 Year and 50 Pounds Later (How I Lost A Lot of Weight Quickly)

One year ago today I woke up and decided to give up my two favorite foods: bread and cereal. Just like that, poof, no more bread and no more cereal. Cold turkey a few days after Turkey Day. I had been trying to lose weight again and again with varying […]

I Get Better With A Little Help From My Friends
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I Get Better With A Little Help From My Friends

My definition of a friend was as rigid as glass when I was young. It all started with a song lyric from the album that changed my life when I was an impressionable 17 year old kid: “Your ideas, your image, your definition of a friend” Before this song, before […]

How To Raise Daughters To Love Their Bodies When You Hate Yours
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How To Raise Daughters To Love Their Bodies When You Hate Yours

I finish pissing and step up onto the digital scale for the 3rd time today, with more eagerness than the occasion warrants. There are water stains on the reflective black surface from the kids swinging their wet hands over to reach the hand towel after washing up. Every once in […]

Extra Fresh Samples At Costco With Kids
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Extra Fresh Samples At Costco With Kids

Ever since first becoming a dad, I’ve found shopping with my daughters to be a sweet way to spend time together. They concur in spades because whether it’s picking up something sugary in the baked goods section or snagging samples of a Young Mahon Spanish cheese, Greek honey drizzled on […]

6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever
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6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever

It would be easy for me to throw open the front door each weekday morning from mid-August to mid-June and send my daughters off to the bus stop with no more effort required than an honest smile and a gentle wave of my right hand. I don’t do this though, […]

Time Travel With A Rad 80’s Pizza Party
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Time Travel With A Rad 80’s Pizza Party

Whatever it means to be normal child, I’m pretty darn sure I wasn’t one. Some kids visualize hitting a 9th inning home run with the count full to win the World Series in walk off fashion. I longed to tend lovingly to the needs of my guests during a busy […]

The Best Shrimp and Grits Recipe Ever
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The Best Shrimp and Grits Recipe Ever

This isn’t hyperbole, it’s fact. Chef Dan Vargo of Seagar’s Prime Steaks and Seafood inside the Hilton Sandestin Resort in sunny FLA is the mastermind behind the greatest, richest, most decadent shrimp and grits recipe I have ever tasted, and you will ever taste. Last month, despite never having made […]

The Iconic Tastes of Childhood
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The Iconic Tastes of Childhood

In your opinion, what’s the most iconic taste of childhood? Is it the orange wedge you’d shove in your mouth at halftime of the your youth soccer game, the funnel cake at the county fair, a fresh apple picked off a tree on a cool autumn morning, or a PB&J […]

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