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Mayo Mayo Mayo and more Mayo — The Many Uses For Mayo, from Baking to Cuticle Repair
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Mayo Mayo Mayo and more Mayo — The Many Uses For Mayo, from Baking to Cuticle Repair

It turns out that not only is mayonnaise a kind of super food, it can also keep your cuticles looking sharp, houseplants shiny, and solve your household lice issues. WHO KNEW?! Earlier this year I had the privilege of spending an afternoon with Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Office […]

The Best Sunday Brunch in Houston Heights
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The Best Sunday Brunch in Houston Heights

The tomatoes are bite-sized and tossed in a housemade pesto vinaigrette, the asparagus has been roasted to fork-knifing perfection, the air inside the 70-seater restaurant in Houston Heights was being moved by Ingrid Michaelson, HAIM, and Vampire Weekend, the dominate art feature (each Postino location has one as a calling […]

The Best Lunch in Houston is at Marché at La Table
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The Best Lunch in Houston is at Marché at La Table

Astros baseball and doubles tennis played quietly over the bar on 46″ flat screen TVs, reminding diners of three things: this is casual, this is local, and this is undeniably European. Your server will be right with you. Enjoy. You’re about to have the best lunch in Houston. Carnivores will […]

Life’s Hectic, Man
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Life’s Hectic, Man

It sounds stupid to say it, and it might not be overtly obviously to look at me, but I’ve been known to sometimes forget to eat lunch. Life’s hectic, man. On weekdays, when the kids are busy shuffling from classroom to classroom learning about western civilization, the habitats of dart […]

Thus Begins The Whole Life Challenge
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Thus Begins The Whole Life Challenge

I made mention of it yesterday, the whole Whole Life Challenge thing. My oldest brother pushed me and middle bro to join him, we did, and now we’re off on a 6-week game to best each other. Today it begins, the Whole Life Challenge, and it began, for me, with […]

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 […]

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