Alisa. 37. New Hampshire. Married for almost three years to this wonderful, funny, smart guy. Previously married. Went through in-vitro fertilization to have my five year old magical son Keegan. Stepmother to the charming Isabelle (6). Gushingly in love with our baby boy Harper(1). Policy Wonk and dreaded bureaucrat. Lover of fine cuisine, honeybees, truly romantic moments and the underdog.
Curried Beef Short Ribs

Note: I found this was more realistically four servings.

Finishing this dish with lime zest and juice brightens its rich flavors.

Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces ribs, 2/3 cup rice, and about 2 1/2 tablespoons sauce)

2 teaspoons canola oil
2 pounds ...continue reading

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I have strep throat. Just developed the symptoms today but by 1pm I was a wreck. It took less than 6 minutes to come up positive. I am now quarantined from going to work or anything else in which I might expose people until I have had enough days of antibiotics to no longer be contagious. This is however pretty unrealistic for a single mom. I will however try not to expose any pregnant friends. I can't think of a single more thing to say that won't make me burst into tears.

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