Category Archives: Football

Cleaning Like a Pro … Football Player

My Mom is coming for a visit coinciding with the start of football season. She has her preferences — and just like daughters everywhere I try to honor her and them. My Mom said she wants to sleep in my daughter Tory’s bedroom … Continue reading

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Football Today!

Big football games today. Two of my favorite quarterbacks are playing so I’m looking forward to the games. First up? I want the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning to roll over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. I want … Continue reading

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Football Food: Crispy Vegetable Pancakes

It’s football season, and I’m doing football food a bit differently this season: I’m looking for healthier food options. Did you see my new go-to recipe that replaces hot wings? This weekend I made crispy vegetable pancakes, which I savored … Continue reading

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Tailgating: Bringing Families Together

   Last Saturday dawned bright and not so freezing. My husband Mike and I teamed up with long-time friends John and Renita for a morning tailgate party prior to the Rutgers University v Army football game at noon in New … Continue reading

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College Football with Family: LSU v ‘Bama and Captain Underpants!

After a week of no electricity and basic services foolishness my husband Mike and I wanted to have some fun so it was great to get the invite to Mike’s sister Cathy’s home to watch college football Saturday night: LSU … Continue reading

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Football Rumble: New York Jets versus Pittsburgh Steelers

Update: The Steelers Won! Gang Green Was Stopped by the Steel Curtain. Next stop? Super Bowl!! In a mere few minutes my brother-in-law Michael and I go head to head: His NY Jets versus my Pittsburgh Steelers. I’ve admired the … Continue reading

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Tales of Lemoncello: One Year Later

It’s been almost a year since I shared the story about the grain alcohol that tasted like water when I opened the bottle; and for those of you who read that tale (http://adventuresofamiddleagemom.wordpress.com/2009/12/23/tales-of-lemoncello/) you know that my son Max did … Continue reading

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