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Supporting Special Diets

“My daughter has Crohn’s disease.” It’s something I have said thousands of times to friends, waiters, cashiers, bank tellers, nice ladies in the line at Target, teachers, coaches, neighbors, etc. It feels like it invades almost every area of our life, because food is so much a part of social interaction. Capri-Suns after games, suckers […]

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Vegan in Memphis: Eating Meatless in a Meat-filled City

There’s no denying it, Memphis has incredible food. We have everything from Gus’s Fried Chicken, any of the diners, and – of course – the barbecue.  However, nowadays it’s more and more common to see alternative dietary choices being made that don’t include fried chicken or pulled pork. Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan choices are becoming extremely popular for […]

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5 Things That Inevitably Happen When IKEA Comes to Town

Perhaps you’ve not heard–because you’re living under a rock maybe–that there’s an IKEA coming to Memphis. For those of you who didn’t already know… IKEA is coming to Memphis! For a lot of people, that means a lot of emotions: joy, relief, excitement… And of course, the completely uncontrollable thoughts that go through just about […]

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The Answer to the Dinnertime Struggle :: Le Jardin

Memphis Moms Blog received compensation for writing this, however the opinions and excitement expressed in the post are 100% genuine.Every evening at around 5:00, this is the text I receive:   Panic. Every. Single. Time. What’s for dinner? I have no clue, darling. Probably one of the three things I always end up making. Or […]

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