Tag: Thanksgiving

Christmas Long Ago

This year for Christmas, I’ve been fascinated with decorations.  I want to look at them, photograph them, and just enjoy them.  I was browsing the Williams-Sonoma catalog and found a lovely set of Christmas plates and started drooling.  I wanted those plates!  It didn’t make sense.  We don’t have parties or entertain.  We go to…

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Battle of the Turkeys

One of the newest traditions for Thanksgiving is the battle of the turkeys, done for the second time this year. My daughter roasts a turkey in the oven; my son-in-law smokes it in the Big Green Egg.  There’s a fair amount of taunting teasing as to who will have the superior turkey, along with the…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s feeding time at the zoo, although the miniature pinscher is more intent on scratching himself than what’s happening at the sink with the food bowls! Have a Happy Thanksgiving and enjoy your food as much as my boys do.  Do eat a little more slowly though and actually taste your food :)

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Things To Be Thankful For

One journaling exercise that I like is to create a list of 100.  I always start excited to list out 100 things of whatever, only to struggle to complete it.  Today was no different as I did a list of 100 things to be thankful for.  It’s been a good year and I’d like to remember…

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Check It Off For Thanksgiving

Let’s see – here’s my Thanksgiving check-off.  I’ve included highlights of some recipes that I’ve used in the past (and they tasted great). Turkey – thawing (yes, use all the pepper called for in here) – CHECK Cranberry relish – done (if made ahead or frozen, leave the walnuts until right before ready to serve)…

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