Monthly Archives: July 2011

What is it Wednesday? – Vitamin D

What it looks like? What is it? Vitamin D is a fat-soluble prohormone, which encourages the absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphorous.  Vitamin D is not naturally found in most foods. Health benefits? Vitamin D is important for many … Continue reading

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2011 Taste of Chicago

I can’t believe I haven’t done a post about my visit to the Taste of Chicago.  I’ve been going to this event for over 5 years and each year I love it! The Taste is an outdoor food festival that … Continue reading

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What is it Wednesday? – SPF

What it looks like? What is it? SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor.  SPF numbers came about in 1962 to measure a sunscreens effect against UVB rays. Sunscreen is used to block ultraviolet light from damaging skin.  There are 2 … Continue reading

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Home Work

Work this year has been crazy busy. Just when I think I’m getting caught up on my to-do list, 23 more things are added to it (at least that is how I feel). I’ve gotten so stressed about it that … Continue reading

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Fourth of July – 2011

Hope everyone had a fantastic and safe Fourth of July! Patrick and I had big food plans for the fourth that had us starting at Whole Foods. However, after we took a look at our finances it was obvious that … Continue reading

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