How to avoid committing PUGTATO’s Top Three Social Media Faux-Pas

How to avoid committing PUGTATO’s Top Three Social Media Faux-Pas #socialmedia #protip

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Have you ever wanted to delete that Facebook post or Tweet right after you posted it?  Found your content copied and pasted on someone else’s blog or profile?  Gave permission for a reblog only to discover the link to your original work was left out?

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One thing I have learned as I have built this blog and grown my own social media network, is that online etiquette is a skill that requires…

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Avocado, Blackberry, Spinach, Goat Cheese Grilled Cheese

blackberry avocado grilled cheese

Upgrade your grilled cheese experience with PUGTATO’s Avocado Blackberry Grilled Cheese.  This grilled cheese is decadent, different and tasty. This is #30 in my creative brain workout called PUGTATO’s Kitchen Workouts!

blackberry avocado grilled cheese

PUGTATO’S Avocado Blackberry Grilled Cheese
  • Pesto, jarred or make your own
  • Goat Cheese, crumbled
  • Avocado, thickly sliced
  • Spinach
  • Blackberries, smashed
  • Mozzarella
  • Bread
  1. Prep all…

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Help! School is turning my child into a french fry!

Help! School is turning my child into a french fry! @realfoodmcps #education #hcsm

We want healthier food montgomery county public schools

Or that’s my fear, anyways.

We have always been healthy eaters and I thank my parents for raising me on vegetables and balanced meals. A couple of years ago my husband and I watched Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolutionand we were horrified to see the awful food children are being fed in our school systems. When Jamie came back for season two, well, lets just say that the US public school system was not…

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Apple Cider Pulled Pork

Apple Cider Pulled Pork #recipes #slowcooker

Apple Cider Pulled Pork Pugtato

We had an Apple Pie Moonshine making birthday party for my husband and I needed a main entrée to complement the palette of the drink. Enter, Apple Cider Pulled Pork.  After perusing through a few recipes, I decided to head on over to Gimme Some Oven because Ali has yet to steer me in the wrong direction.  Her recipes are delicious and I suggest you check her blog out!  Also- I noticed we have the…

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Mom’s Split Pea Soup

Mom’s Split Pea Soup #recipes #slowcooker #dinner

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It’s s-n-o-w-ing. Again.  Winter seems to want to stick around forever this  year. This means my slow cooker is earning its keep.  We’ve made more slow cooker meals this year than ever before.

Today’s recipe is my Mom’s Split Pea Soup.  Here’s what I like about it: 1) It’s delicious. 2) You can have dinner prepped and into the crockpot in under ten minutes. 3) It feeds you for more than one meal.…

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How hard could cooking 52 recipes in 52 weeks be?

52 recipes in 52 weeks PUGTATO

Turns out pretty hard. Those of you who have been with PUGTATO from the beginning know that I set a goal to cook 52 recipes in 52 weeks as part of a creative challenge to myself.

Here I am, a year and half later, and finally, FINALLY, I am half way through this challenge.  It would be so easy right now to just give up and be done with it all. But that defeats the purpose! 52 recipes in 52 weeks…

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Reese’s Trifle

Reese’s Trifle #dessert #recipes #chocolate

Reese's Trifle dessert PUGTATO

I like to post PUGTATO teasers to Facebook to see what types of recipes people are most interested in.  Today’s recipe received a bump in the queue due to an overwhelming demand from my friends.  Thanks for all the feedback, lovely friends!

Reese's Trifle Dessert PUGTATO

There are never too many Reese’s in one’s life.

The Reese’s Trifle.  I had been staring at this recipe on Pinterest for probably two years, and had yet to…

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But you’re too young to have cancer…right?

But you’re too young to have cancer…right? #melanoma #cancer #hcsm @Tipsy_Skipper

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Famous last words. Today I want to share with you the story of my college roommate’s sister.

Kearsley Lloyd has everything that any young woman would want.  By the age of twenty-six she had launched her own successful business, The Tipsy Skipper, and was doing what she loved: designing gorgeous fashion inspired by a sea loving, New England lifestyle.

Kearsley was also diagnosed with Melanoma.…

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Ginger Beef, Mushroom & Kale stir-fry by Gimme Some Oven

Ginger Beef, Mushroom & Kale stir-fry by Gimme Some Oven #recipes #kale #dinner

Ginger Beef, Mushroom & Kale Stir-Fry by Gimme Some Oven

We at PUGTATO HQ are big kale fans. We pretty much will find any excuse to add it to a recipe and last week my husband and I each individually showed up at home with unnecessary amounts of this magic green because, “It looked so good in the store.” As such, we needed a few kale recipes this week. I got to Pinterest-ing for kale recipes and came across a Ginger Beef, Mushroom and Kale stir-fry…

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Breast Care for Washington: Hitting a Milestone


I am truly pleased to share with you all today that Breast Carefor Washington has entered into a partnership with Community of Hope at their new facility in Southwest DC.

Existing as the sole provider of 3-D mammograms East of the Anacostia River, we plan to begin offering services in May 2014.

Below is our joint press release from this morning’s events!

Contact: Beth…

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