Smoked Salmon Reuben

(Jane loses her gloves) Hands down the best comfort-food sandwich ever. The sauerkraut adds the magic. Use 100% rye if you’re going wheat-free. Pair this with Tomato Basil Soup. Mmm-good. For printable recipe click here. About Cynthia Lair Cynthia Lair’s web cooking show Cookus

A photo a day

This past month, I participated in a challenge issued by an Australian blogger, Chantelle at fatmumslim. She provided a list of prompts – one for each day of the month — and asked all participants to share a photo each day based on the prompts. The idea

Diapers and The Bottom Line

  The Triple Bottom Line is a standard used to measure a company in terms of its total cost of doing business. There are three standards that comprise the Triple Bottom Line: profit, people, and planet. The first standard is the traditional business one of

The Initiated Woman

the initiated woman has bled. she’s bled from poor decisions that sliced her esteem wide open; and from unguarded boundaries being obliterated; and she’s bled willingly because that’s what you do when people you love are anemic or have been hit by life —

Pesto Sauce

By Ashisha, Mothering Articles Editor Everyone needs a basic pesto sauce! Try this one on angel hair pasta or rice noodles. 1 1/2 cups packed fresh basil, stems removed 1 large garlic clove 1/4 – 1/3 cup pine nuts 1/3 – 1/2 cup packed

Bang Bang

By Jenny KnuthIssue 139, November/December 2006 My husband, Greg, vividly remembers the “no weapons” policy at his preschool. It was 1970, the height of the Vietnam War, and his Montessori school was part of the counterculture. Another boy was playing next to him with

The Connected Baby

We’re streaming the connected baby exclusively on from Tuesday, February 28 through Thursday, March 1. This fascinating film illustrates the fact that babies come into the world already able to communicate. Contrary to the outdated notion that a baby’s movements are just random firings of reflexes,