By Laura Stec
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About this blog: I've been attracted to food for good and bad reasons for many years. From eating disorder to east coast culinary school, food has been my passion, profession & nemesis. I've been a sugar addict, a 17-year vegetarian, a food and en... (More)
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Eat Out. Alone. In Public? NEVER!
Dec 10, 2013 8:18 am
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I took myself out to dinner recently?. alone. It's nothing new; I eat alone often. I guess if I didn't, I'd be a whole lot skinnier from all the missed meals. Hmmmm?
Dec 3, 2013 6:48 am
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OK, I did it. I just took a selfie. Birthday Selfie 2013.
I love birthdays. Life is short, so we got to live it up strong on the day we were born. Besides,... More
Red, White or Green?
Nov 26, 2013 1:37 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 25,357
Everyone should host a party once a year. Consider it your ticket into all the other parties.
Wine makes a great party guest. For holiday parties, I like to start... More
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Nov 19, 2013 1:30 am
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I just got some really bad news.
Probably the worse news I have had in years. Not about me, but a friend.
A good friend.
It might as well have happened... More
Spice Your Life!
Nov 12, 2013 8:15 am
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Seems like I have a lot of crushes these days.
There's smarty-pants, Professor Cutie Pie of course, and now there's this guy in the band.
What to do when... More
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