Juggling with Julia’s 5th Blogiversary!

April 26, 2016 Appetizers & Snacks

April 26th, 2016. The 5th blogiversary for my little hobby 🙂 That doesn’t seem possible. I’m having a hard time comprehending that it’s been five whole years. In my mind, that sounds like a lot of work. A lot of time. For sure, it has been. I’ve poured immeasurable amounts of time, thought, and creative […]

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Beating Misery with Little Everyday Blessings

March 2, 2016 Blogging

Happy Wednesday, friends! Normally I’d be here enticing you with some drool-worthy picture and new recipe to go with it. Sadly, beating misery is the theme instead. The past week has brought little to my life except the pain and suffering one can expect from strep throat. Fiery pain that intensified with the tiniest of […]

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5 Foods Never to Eat (All of Which are Negotiable)

January 18, 2015 Blogging

I know you’ve seen those fear-mongering lists.  “5 Foods Never to Eat” or “Avoid These Foods Forever” promising amazing health or weight loss benefits. They flash cartoon images of bananas, suggesting sinister outcomes should you eat them. They urge you to avoid sugar at all costs, to run screaming away from the conventional produce aisle, […]

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Chewy Double Chocolate Cookies for RD Day

March 12, 2014 Blogging

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, it’s not. Shut up. yes it is. It’s National Registered Dietitian Day! Say what? You heard me. National. RD. Day. That’s a thing? Yes, that’s actually a thing. And how does an RD celebrate this, um, special day? With double chocolate cookies. Duh! I couldn’t quite […]

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Martha Stewart Doesn’t Get Us…and That’s OK

October 18, 2013 Blogging
Ipswich River Park Oct 2013 -- Juggling With Julia

Hello and happy Friday! We made it! Can I get a big WHOOP?  Why did this 4-day work week seem so long? No matter. I’ve got a little something different for you in today’s post, and it’s not just because I forgot to take photos of the homemade applesauce I was going to share with you. […]

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Revelations from a Bad Food Blogger

September 25, 2013 Blogging

I’ve had a relevation, and it’s a big one. I am a bad food blogger. Or at least mediocre. Don’t try to deny it! I am not fishing for reassuring compliments. Sure, I’m an alright cook, a decent writer, and enjoy the connection I have with my readers. When it comes to calling myself a food blogger, though, I […]

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Coconut Curried Pork

February 18, 2013 Blogging

Let’s talk about Coconut Curried Pork and scrapbooking. I have said more than once that blogging is a lot like scrapbooking. You have a story to tell, and you do it with words and pictures. In my circle of scrappy friends, affectionately known as the Scrap Chicks, it is a huge benefit that we often look at […]

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Who’s a Foodie Pen Pal? I am!

January 31, 2013 Blogging
FPP post Foodie Penpals

When I was 9 or so, I had a pen pal – something set up by my teacher to encourage us to practice letter writing. Surely a lost art nowadays, but a fun and engaging prospect in its time.It was exciting to check the mail and see an envelope from her every couple of weeks. […]

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2012 in Review for Juggling With Julia

January 1, 2013 Blogging
Julie Robarts -- Juggling With Julia

Hello and Happy New Year to my many friends and readers!! First off, THANK YOU!! 2012 was a fantastic year for me and the blog. I sincerely appreciate all of your comments, encouragement, and feedback, and aim to make 2013 an even greater year for JWJ! According to my annual report, I logged in over 100 […]

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Happy One-Year Blogiversary to JWJ!

April 26, 2012 Blogging

Whew, that was fast! One year since I posted my Hello to the world?! C’est impossible! Blogging has become my new favorite hobby, and has all but displaced my attempts to keep up with those desperate housewives, support singing idols, and organize a scrap-booking room in my house.  S’alright, though – this is so much […]

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