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Black Friday- The Start of Christmas Shopping
Thanksgiving in America: A day of giving thanks. A day of spending time with family and friends. A day of feasting on turkey, stuffing and the like and watching football. A day to go shopping. SHOPP...
11/29/13 at 4:15 AM Black Friday: A Sign of Tradition, A Sign of the Times, or A Sign of Tyranny? 11/26/11 at 12:54 AM
Comet ISON on Thanksgiving Day - Will we see it?
Perihelion Day. Will the comet get baked and devoured by the sun like so much turkey or will it survive? Once upon a time Comet ISON was faint, frozen and far away. Back in January, when I first saw...
11/28/13 at 9:30 AM Wishing you a cosmic Thanksgiving 11/24/11 at 11:13 AM
Thankful for light and life 11/25/10 at 10:48 AM
Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes
Are you still busy looking for side dish recipes for dinner tomorrow? Here is a delicious recipe for Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes. No, they are not the marshmallow classic that will be served at many than...
11/27/13 at 11:24 AM Cranberry Spice Cake with Maple Glaze 11/23/13 at 3:07 PM
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bars 10/31/13 at 8:58 AM
Joyce’s Pumpkin Pie
Every successful marriage needs one flexible partner, said my friend Bob. Then he added, Jody is the one in ours. We have a similar situation which explains why Jerri has been using Joyces pumpkin ...
11/18/13 at 7:05 AM
Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Gumbo
This post was so popular last year, it bears repeating. I can't believe Thanksgiving is here. This whole month has flown by. When I grew up in Louisiana, one of my favorite dishes that my mama made e...
11/21/12 at 7:48 AM Moroccon Spiced Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes- Why not try something new this year? 11/4/12 at 3:48 PM
Black Friday -- Shopping Can Be Fun, Really
Any of you with teenagers know that you're frequently unpopular with them for major issues like, say, breathing, and for awhile, our policy of not buying electronics, CDs, DVDs, or digital detritus re...
11/19/12 at 4:34 PM
Savory Herb Rub Roasted Turkey
Just about everyone who's cooked a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner or another holiday get-together has their favorite technique to prepare the bird. These days, a lot of people are turning to brining ...
11/14/12 at 2:11 PM Chipotle Corn Casserole with Tofu and Soymilk 11/3/12 at 2:45 PM
Turkey Dumpling Soup 11/23/11 at 3:46 PM
Pumpkin Pie? No, thank you.
A custard-like mixture of pureed pumpkin, eggs, seasonal spices, sugar and cream makes its way to the dinner table in many homes in America on Thanksgiving Day. I'll pass on that, thank you. It's not...
11/23/11 at 7:15 AM A secret ingredient and a generous chunk of cream cheese boost Claiborne's pecan pie right over the top! 11/14/10 at 12:03 AM
Roast Chicken with Italian Sausage Stuffing is comfort food 11/7/10 at 12:01 AM
Brick and Mortar Shopping
In light of my recent blog postwhere I confessed that I hate shopping, I thought I better share with you how I do like to shop. Have you heard of "Small Business Saturday"? I like the sound of that b...
11/21/11 at 9:44 AM Thanksgiving Throwdown 11/20/11 at 1:31 PM
30 Days Until Christmas.....Turkey Leftovers 11/25/10 at 10:22 AM
Mac's favorite things
As I'm living in an inspirational desert these days, I dragged out an old favorite from Thanksgiving last year. First published November 24, 2010. Some things I'm very thankful for this Thanksgiving ...
11/19/11 at 10:40 AM Family Values 11/28/10 at 7:17 AM
No matter where you go, there you are 11/26/10 at 7:47 AM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 3:57 PM Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 8:00 AM
Top Vacation Destinations for the End of 2011 9/29/11 at 9:43 AM
Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas
We still have a week until Halloween, so the next holiday will be Thanksgiving. Some of the pumpkins and other decorations you may have for Halloween can be used thru Thanksgiving. I have made a Tha...
10/22/11 at 7:21 AM
Robbing my kids of joy...one holiday at a time.
This isn't really what I pictured when I mentioned that I may start doing some "hot topic" posts.But apparently Halloween is a bit of an issue for me. I have written past posts about why my family doe...
9/22/11 at 6:05 PM Also glad for the magic of the Internets. 11/29/10 at 4:29 PM
A box of pink golf balls, perhaps? 10/11/10 at 2:35 PM
My mother has a knack for taking in strays. Not stray dogs or cats, but people with no place to go. It wasnt unusual for me and my siblings to leave for school and come home to the small utility room ...
11/22/10 at 9:03 PM
Project Gingerbread House
I would probably agree to celebrate Christmas on a monthly basis except for the fact it is a birthday and those come but once a year. I think most people feel the Christmas season begins this week-en...
11/25/09 at 6:15 AM