Tag Archive: holidays

A Few of My Favorite Things – Cooking Made Easy

Holiday cooking can be fun if you combine your cooking skills with the right tools. Sometimes in the search for a specific cooking tool, you may buy several of the same item until you get the exact one that you can’t live without. I can save you some  frustration if you follow my advice and […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things-A Message of Hope

The family gathered for Christmas Eve to celebrate our traditional reading of the Christmas story of Jesus’ birth, sharing memories and gifts, and a meal with trimmings on every corner of the table. Deep into preparation of the meal, several cooks were hustling about the kitchen with determined fervor to make this meal one of […]

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The Turkey That Didn’t Get the Word

Since when do turkeys think they have the right to chase people? They need to quit getting their feathers so ruffled up and head for the hills. If I seem overly confident about turkeys, it is because I have overcome a run-in I had with a turkey when I was a young girl. I grew […]

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New Year of Beginnings

Starting Over “I am looking forward to starting over,” she told me after we had spoken a few minutes about our plans for the New Year. I had only known this woman for a short time when she spilled out her hurts. “Yes,” I said, “It is a time of celebration of all of the […]

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