Category Archives: Holidays

Rich & Rowe – Santa’s Gotta Dirty Job (Official Music Video)

John Rich of the Country Duo Big & Rich and Mike Rowe, the creator and host of the hit TV series “Dirty Jobs” bring some Christmas cheer to America! Mike and John were talking and decided “Ya know, Santa Claus … Continue reading

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The first Advent Sunday

Advent is a season of awe and wonder. It is a time of waiting, not just for Jesus’ birth, but for the transformation of our lives and the world. Something is being born in us and we are waiting for … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Preparations at my house …

It is four days until Thanksgiving! What am I doing now to prepare for the big day? TODAY (or tomorrow): Make gravy. Because I am roasting my turkey in parts, unstuffed, I tried making this gravy last year, and it … Continue reading

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Holiday breads (and other treats) – what’s your favorite?

I’ll start out by saying that Panettone is my favorite, and I know how to make it – both the traditional method, and in a bread machine. The machine recipe is a bit dense, but delicious anyway. I like this … Continue reading

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Honoring our Veterans

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as “the Great War.” … Continue reading

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Desserts for the 2021 Thanksgiving holiday!

I have always believed that Thanksgiving dessert is pie, including pumpkin, but it doesn’t have to be. My daughter and grandson bake pies for dinner at my house, but sometimes I make something too. This year I am considering doing … Continue reading

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Halloween joy

It’s all about the children – Happiness is a three year old dressed as Batman, the first Halloween he’s old enough to enjoy, with two fistfuls of M&Ms proclaiming “This is awesome!” — Los Ingobernables De Brodigan (@brodigan) October 31, … Continue reading

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Planning for Thanksgiving 2021

Thirty days away! I know it seems early to be planning, but I’ve already ordered my free range turkey from the same local farm as the last two years. As I said I would do (see Thanksgiving post from 2019), … Continue reading

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“Lower your expectations” this Thanksgiving

I ordered my fresh local turkey a few weeks ago, but it isn’t cheap either. I have been squirreling away some foods in my freezers and pantry, so our family won’t go hungry. Over the river and through the woods … Continue reading

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Twitter answer to Biden administration baloney . . .

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