Tag: lent

  • 40 Days with Food Allergies

    40 Days with Food Allergies

    Following your kid’s allergies for Lent isn’t as easy as I thought.

  • Shrove Tuesday Pancake Cake

    Today is Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday—whatever you call it, it is the last day before Lent begins. Traditionally, the day is celebrated in some way, often pancakes as a way to use and enjoy eggs, milk, sugar and other foods that were often abstained from during Lent. For us, every season is Lent…

  • This is what happens to your brain when you stop eating sugar

    I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Penn., “Chocolate Capital of the World,” doesn’t help either of us. But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave up sweets for Lent. I can’t say that I’m following……

  • No, Put the Chicken Broth Back!

    Yes, chicken broth is “using meat”. Come on people!

  • Kindles, iPods and Lent

    I bought a Kindle last October and loved it instantly. I’ve read a number of books, including the few reviews on this site since then. In fact, all of the books I’ve read since October have been on the Kindle. Until now. I love books. I love having a bookshelf full of books. I admitted…

  • Lent 2011 #2

    Well, alright. Last time I went into some of my Lenten challenges. The biggest lesson I learned: you must discuss your Lenten ideas with your wife. V and I did. Sorta. We discussed what we were thinking of doing, but we didn’t have a definitive “this is what we’re doing” talk. I didn’t plan on going vegan…