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Parenting Is Hard: Soup Makes It Better

It truly does not matter what age your kids are, how many you have, what gender they identify as, what town/city you live in, what your house looks like, whether your kids attend public school, private school or are home-schooled: every single parent on this planet experiences moments of frustration, confusion, exasperation, irritation and depletion when raising a family. The reasons why I get can't sleep some nights may be very different from yours, but the fact remains the same: we are parents and we may never sleep again.  What one considers a tough parenting day might induce eye rolling and judgement from another. A neighbor detailing her teen daughter's second suspension from school and her son's recent health scare might actually make you thankful for the...

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Summer's Last Hurrah: Roasted Garden Tomato Sauce

  September. Is there any better month? The colors, the scents, the temperature, the kids are back in school! Here are just a few reasons why I love this time of year:  The air is cooler which means I can sleep with our windows open and not wake up with a sheen of sweat coating my body. My kids are back at school and my house looks less like a tornado touched down inside of it and more like I walked in mid-robbery. I don't have to pack, schlep, unpack, repack and re-schlep every chair, cooler, towel, water game, boogie board, bottle of sunscreen and umbrella we own in order to spend the day at the beach with my family. I can just...

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Cooking: A Form of Meditation?

Either I am a tightly wound ball of stress around my family or I am talking too much about my pursuit to become a better person because for my birthday a few weeks ago, my 14 year old son gave me a book titled: Practicing Mindfulness, 75 Essential Meditations to Reduce Stress, Improve Mental Health and Find Peace in the Everyday. 

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Healthy Desserts: They Just Make Me Happy

I have been spending quite a bit of time lately thinking about what makes me happy. In fact, I am taking this so seriously, I enrolled in an online course through Yale University that focuses on the science and importance of being happy. I am doing this for a few reasons

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Happy Earth Day: What's Onesto Doing?

Take a look at the sustainability practices that Onesto is committed to above. And, note: we aren’t done yet! We promise that as we get bigger, we will adopt bigger eco-minded practices and you’ll be the first to know!

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