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normal night


Most of life is pretty prosaic.  What isn’t I’m not a liberty to blog about.  So, here is a snapshot of a typical ho hum evening at my house.  For those keeping track:  I like bone dry white wine, not … Continue reading →

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how to take a good picture


So, as often happens with mom bloggers I’m not sure where I’m going with this.  I don’t have the back up right now to do videos and it’s a crowded market now that is much harder to monetize.  I also … Continue reading →

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sweet ’16


Happy New Year!! Resolution easy to keep:  DVR the reruns of my show “Daphne Dishes” on Food Network starting Jan 2nd, Saturday 8am. Check it out, pleeze and got to the site and find recipes you might like HERE Before … Continue reading →

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holiday body- return of Muffinlicious


Okay, I’m not at prime muffin top right now since I lost weight being sick, but in general this is not the time of year where we feel svelte.  Drinking, sweets, roast meats, plus when it’s colder our bodies are … Continue reading →

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Bomb Threat day


Well, here in Los Angeles us  public school folks have our kids home due to a bomb threat.  Mark and I were doing the “NOW, we really have to get out of bed now” chatter.  I was walking downstairs in … Continue reading →

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brain draino


As I lie in bed.. and I’m not going to lie.. lying in bed for a month, I’ve lost weight and I like it.  Look for my new book “Do nothing, lose weight.” Anyway as I lie in bed and … Continue reading →

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how to talk to your twenty something


Ha, I have no idea.  Today my step son Oliver is 22!.   Good for him, but that means I”VE AGED TOO.  Kids are cruel.   He is a wonderful young man who has been very patient with my loud, … Continue reading →

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Daphne Dished raw


Okay, this ain’t pretty, but it’s what’s happening.  A little vlog on my life with pneumonia.  I know I’m not the only one suffering with this now, so maybe it can put a smile on someone elses’ face who has … Continue reading →

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So, this site has been in bed for the last couple of weeks along with me and now I know why.  I have Pneumonia.   Skipped Thanksgiving.  Been challenging. I’m sure all kind of wit and wisdom will come from … Continue reading →

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a pee too far


here is a TBT.  I was super pregnant with Rex.  There are always some issues that bother us more than others… for me.. a wet towel on a rug  (grr), kid who want go to sleep when you are beat … Continue reading →

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