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About mom2mnmz

Blogging about life, food and fun in Abu Dhabi

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I’ve never really successfully kept a garden. I tried in Texas and became overwhelmed with very ugly bugs. So now I am endeavoring to start a garden here. We are starting small. I’m not feeling overly confident. But! I have … Continue reading

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A Paleo Dinner Party

I learned just yesterday that my wonderful husband had invited 3 travelling coworkers over for dinner. It’s 2 guys who travel around teaching oil drilling and well control classes and who typically don’t get a home cooked meal for the … Continue reading

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The Great Paleo Experiment – a month later

Wow.  Where did the month go?! The good news is that the reason I have not been blogging our first month is that we were very busy cooking and working very hard to integrate this new “diet” and lifestyle change … Continue reading

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Watch as I tap-dance around the Paleo diet

I have struggled with a disease called PCOS all of my adult life.  It affected my menstrual cycles and my ability to get pregnant.  I had my first two children with the miracle of fertility drugs.  After I had my … Continue reading

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I need a personal photographer

I have been making good stuff lately, I just haven’t been able to keep up with photos.    My team is so hungry when the food hits the table that photos don’t really ever get a chance. I have been … Continue reading

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Deviled egg salad… a confession

I have never been a fan of egg salad. I have “texture issues” that remain unresolved from childhood and egg salad is one of those. I have only recently recovered from one of my childhood issues of the sound of … Continue reading

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What’s for lunch?

My enterprise of being a better cook has taken a new turn.  My husband approached me last week about having our housekeeper pack his lunch.  While I think she would actually enjoy doing this, the language barrier of the details … Continue reading

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Barbadian Chicken Fingers

I’m still setting up my new home here at WordPress *and* I don’t feel good… so here is a wimpy post that doesn’t even have pictures.  But since we really like this recipe, watch this space for a future picture. … Continue reading

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This is what I’m hoping for

While we were cleaning the kitchen, I assigned my 11 year old to water the herb garden. She started inquiring about which plant was which and I suggested she just take a nibble of one…. I gave her a bit … Continue reading

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Where’s the Beef?

I seem to be tap dancing around this elusive beef roast.  Well, it’s actually still marinating.  It all goes back to that planning thing… When I announced that the beef was going to be on the table the day after … Continue reading

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