• Gluten-Free Back to School Survival Guide for Parents
    When my 11-year-old daughter Emma was diagnosed with celiac disease almost two years ago, I initially went into a pretty major panic. How would I ensure she was safely eating at school? Would she feel excluded from class parties because she no longer could eat the gluten-filled cupcakes? I’m a “fixer” by nature and this […]
  • Gluten-Free Update – Episode 79 Hold the Gluten
    Episode 79  “Gluten-Free Update!” Features: Maureen’s gluten-free dining on Montserrat   Importance of testing family members New Glutino Toaster Pastries Response to listener Erin about gluten-free products Response to listener Marla about Olive Garden Gluten-Free Menu New study about infections in infants causing CD Celiac Guidelines Roundtable sponsored by Children’s National to establish guidelines for […]
  • Gluten-Free Vacation Prep – Episode 78 Hold the Gluten
    Episode 78  “Gluten-Free Vacation Prep!” Features:    Maureen’s upcoming trip to Montserrat Flu shots – yay or nay? GF Chicken Nuggets taste test Where are Dunkin Donuts new gluten-free goodies? Pastariso Mac n’ Cheese Go Picnic pre-packaged meals Vanessa’s challenge – cooking savory meals with chocolate Traveling?  Check out Delight’s Travel site 2013 Expos – Maureen will […]
  • Hello Gluten-Free 2013! – Episode 77 Hold the Gluten
    Episode 77 “Hello Gluten-Free 2013!” Features: Maureen & Vanessa’s Holiday recap.  Gluten-free options for EZ Bake Ovens! Dunkin Donuts tests gluten-free goodies in Florida & Massachusetts. Trifle - it’s the new dessert… Maureen’s upcoming trip to Montserrat What do YOU think of the HTG Podcast? Leave your feedback wherever you download this. Read the blog. […]
  • Gluten-Free Holiday Frenzy – Episode 76 Hold the Gluten
    The latest episode of Hold the Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 76 “Gluten-Free Holiday Frenzy” Features: Hanukkah gluten-free – latkes & brisket! Cheers to gluten-free alcoholic bevs Wholesome Chow‘s Gluten-Free Vegan Baking Mix Mike’s Hard Lemonade now gluten-free Maureen’s gluten-free holiday frustrations & pie crust debacle What do YOU think of the HTG Podcast? Leave your feedback wherever […]
  • In The Hunt – EaglesFanCast 177
    The Dallas Cowboys came into Philly, and on a nationally-televised Sunday night game, trashed the Eagles in front of a stunned crowd at The Linc.  We not only saw the Eagles first home loss of the season, but we also so the NFC East race become much much longer.  With their win, the Cowboys took […]
  • Dallas Week the Second – EaglesFanCast 176
    The Eagles come off their big win in Big D and laid an egg at The Linc in Philadelphia.  Our Birds lost to the Seattle Seahawks Sunday afternoon 24-14 in front of a stunned home crowd.  The fans were loud, but it wasn’t what our Offense needed in the game, which was essentially flacid on […]
  • Dallas Beatdown – EaglesFanCast 175
    A huge, HUGE win for the Philadelphia Eagles knocking out the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium last week.  The Eagles performed great on all sides of the ball, and outscored the Cowboys 33-10.  The Defense was great, the Offense was great, and the Cowboys never could get anything going on their side of the ball […]
  • Dallas Week the First – EaglesFanCast 174
    Here we go, the start of Dallas Week in Philadelphia.  The week that we put behind all previous games in the season, good and bad, and only look forward to one team: the Dallas Cowboys.  Even in the third quarter of the Eagles game on Sunday, when the Birds were beating the Tennessee Titans, the […]
  • It’s Not Over – EaglesFanCast 173
    The Philadelphia Eagles were embarrassed by the Green Bay Packers in frigid Lambeau Field, losing 53-20.  The Packers are the hottest team in the NFL now, and the Eagles had the unfortunate timing of meeting them now.  Many fans have panicked since the game, bashing quarterback Mark Sanchez, running back Shady McCoy, and even head […]
  • Cutting the (Cable) Cord Part 2: How I Did It
    In Part 1, I described your options for cutting the cable cord. Here I disclose which option I went for and how I have it all set up. But first, a couple of minor changes and additions to Part 1: I’m sorry if you went to Part 1 looking for your options on how to cut a […]
  • Cutting the Cord Part 1: Your Options
    I recently joined the ranks of an exclusive club (well, sort of exclusive) and officially “cut the cord”. If you are unaware of the concept, cutting the cord means you get the satisfaction of telling your overpriced Cable provider to “go fuck yourself” and save some substantial cash in the process. I won’t go into the […]
  • On Being a Linchpin
    The highest level of management I’ve reached in my career is Operations Manager. It was a tough job, but I was successful. I was good at it. And it was an eye-opening experience for me. When I started, I had nothing to go on but instinct, and as it turns out my instincts were good. […]
  • How Weight Watchers Changed My Life
    So fellas, what was your first impression of the title? Did you call me derogatory names? Did you laugh? Why is Bryan talking about meetings of overweight women in spandex and over-sized shirts? If that’s what you think Weight Watchers is, you should listen up, because when a man of my level of skepticism shows […]
  • Stuff I Don’t Believe In
    The title says it all. I left out the obvious shit, like Leprauchans, Unicorns, and Santa Claus: Any God or Gods, personal or Biblical, or any Religion. . . . (therefore I also don’t believe in) Intercessory Prayer. Life After Death. That Human Beings have a “Soul”. Religious Interpretations or Predictions of an Apocalypse (I […]