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June 22, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Snacks on the go
Summer is a naturally busy time of year for many. Add all of the activities associated with the Fourth of July and you've got yourselves a full plate. Whether you're camping, fishing, boating, spending the weekend at the beach or camped out along your favorite parade route, food on...
June 22, 2016 - 9:20pm
June 16, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Eat your veggies!
While June 17 is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, I encourage everyone to eat vegetables other days, too, and summertime is a great time to...
June 16, 2016 - 3:45pm
June 6, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Let's celebrate National Donut Day!
Since Friday is National Donut Day, Chelsey and I thought it would only be appropriate to celebrate it the best way we know how—with doughnuts,...
June 6, 2016 - 4:10pm
May 26, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Go nuts for doughnuts
The first Friday of June is always National Donut Day. The Salvation Army started National Donut Day during the Great Depression as a way to...
May 26, 2016 - 10:55am
May 19, 2016
Puttin' on the Mitts: Perfect picnic pastas
The weather is finally improving. Several days in a row of sunshine sure beats days of rain. With the nice days come thoughts of grilling, picnics...
May 19, 2016 - 12:06pm
May 4, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Cinco de Mayo on the menu
Whenever I've made fajitas of any kind, I've "cheated" and used a fajita seasoning packet I purchased at the grocery store. It's quick. It's...
May 4, 2016 - 11:14pm
April 20, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Blending in beverages
Root beer. It's not just to drink anymore. How about root beer in the form of pie? Sounds interesting, doesn't it? I thought so, too. So, when...
April 20, 2016 - 9:58pm
March 16, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Energize Your Life
Nearly a month ago, Chelsey and I joined the Crow Wing Energized program "Your Energized Year," a National Diabetes Prevention Program designed...
March 16, 2016 - 9:01pm
March 2, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Energizing our lives
The Mitts are embracing change and participating in the Your Energized Year lifestyle change challenge sponsored by Crow Wing Energized. It's a 16-week program designed to teach people in a group setting how to change their lifestyles for the better and to prevent the onset of diabetes....
March 2, 2016 - 9:39pm
February 25, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Second chance suppers
My dad passed away on Jan. 30. His health battle with diverticulitis began about four years ago. He spent a year and a half of that time not...
February 25, 2016 - 3:05pm
February 17, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Second Chance Suppers
Does the thought of mushrooms turn your nose up? How about those weird little brussels sprouts? What are those things all about anyway? Or coconut?...
February 17, 2016 - 9:57pm
January 27, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Super food for the Super Bowl
The Super Bowl occurs just long enough after the holidays to warrant another feast of epic proportions—a decadent spread of finger foods fit for football fiends. Even if you're only at the party to watch the commercials, no one skips the food line. You have the usual suspects:...
January 27, 2016 - 6:50pm
January 20, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Rise and dine
For me, this week isn't about a recipe as much as it is a tip I want to share with The Mitts readers. Like many women, I'm a mom and wife who...
January 20, 2016 - 8:18pm
December 16, 2015
Puttin' on The Mitts: Hearty dishes for a winter's night
We've lucked out so far with the winter weather. Only a bit of snowfall and temps have been tolerable. With that being said, it is December and...
December 16, 2015 - 5:44pm
December 2, 2015
Puttin' on The Mitts: Leftovers for breakfast? It can be done
"I'm stuffed." "I'm miserable." "I need a nap!" I'm sure those are things you or your family have muttered after eating a tasty Thanksgiving...
December 2, 2015 - 4:56pm