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I Shall Call it…Mini-Thanksgiving

A few years ago, J. and I came to the realization that at least for the foreseeable future, we were not going to be the architects of our own Thanksgiving experiences.  We spend each Thanksgiving with his folks and, if … Continue reading

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Onward Ho Ho Ho!

Another Thanksgiving is safely behind us, which means that it’s time to forge onward, without a pause for reflection or catching of breath, towards the next big thing.  I’ve realized, since having kids, that the month between Thanksgiving and Christmas … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

It’s a festive day.  I woke up to a house that still smelled like turkey from yesterday’s roasting of the Preschool feast, and better yet, I could bask in the assurance that said turkey was actually DONE, turned out well, … Continue reading

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My Very First Thanksgiving Turkey

I made it with my own two little hands.  It’s in the oven right now, roasting, so I sadly cannot tell you — yet — whether or not it turned out well.  But it’s a Thanksgiving turkey, and it’s in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Cookies

What’s this?  Thanksgiving cookies?  No, no, no.  Thanksgiving isn’t about cookies, you say.  It’s about pies.  And lots of ’em. I agree.  Thanksgiving, in strictly traditional, American terms, is dedicated to the pursuit of turkey, stuffing, and as many varieties … Continue reading

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It’s Unpronounceable and Should Come With a Warning Label

Fooled you.  You figured I was going to talk about food additives, right?  Scary substances, processed ingredients, stuff that goes into our food supply and gets fed to our kids and shouldn’t, really, because we don’t actually know what it … Continue reading

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Tradition…Tradition!

Any musical theatre geeks among you are now singing to yourselves; I’m particularly gratified by the mental image of those select few who are actually going “bum bada dum bum bum, Tradition!” along with me.  But I digress.  As much … Continue reading

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Thanks, Farmers

I just got a reminder in my email inbox (as if I needed one — I’ve had the dates on my calendars for months now) that this week marks the official transition period from the Summer Farmer’s Markets to the … Continue reading

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November Meal Plan and Thankfulness

Not to get all churchy on people, or anything — this is a completely nonreligious, ecumenical blog — but yesterday the visiting pastor at our church had some words of wisdom during the Children’s Moment that I think are worth … Continue reading

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