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Archive for the ‘Holidays and Other Occasions’ Category

  • Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls, Oh My!

    Halloween is a scary holiday but not many people actually think about what the scariest part of Oct. 31st is… The amount of sugar consumed! We all know too much sugar isn’t good for us but even as adults it’s hard to resist… Read More

  • Nourish Your Family, One Meal At A Time.

    In the whole world, with whom would you most like to have dinner ? Watch this video to the end and be pleasantly surprised! This is a great video that shows how much family meals shared together matter. As a… Read More

  • Talk of the Table

    I remember long conversations at our family dinner table. We didn’t follow the “no politics, religion or money” rule of acceptable topics. Everything was up for debate. Lots of debate! Sure, we talked about school, friends and activities too. What… Read More

  • Dagwood’s Favorite!

    Just the other day, my hubby found out that our nephew had never heard the term, The Dagwood. We were both incredulous! For those that don’t know, Dagwood Bumstead of the cartoon series, Blondie, made the Dagwood sandwich famous. The… Read More

  • Keepin’ it cool on the 4th!

    Do you have memories of super-hot 4th of Julys? I mean burn your feet as you run across the beach hot, fry an egg on the sidewalk kinda heat. It’s the day that says, “Summer has definitely arrived.” And it always… Read More

  • Dear Dad: How the lessons you taught make the best fried chicken.

    With Father’s Day upon us again, I want to make my dad a dinner worthy of his influence and love on my life.  Of all the meals Dad loves, his favorite remains classic Buttermilk Fried Chicken. As I made this… Read More

  • Celebrate Memorial Day Freedoms!

    And just like that, Memorial Day Weekend is upon us! It seems like, just yesterday, I was complaining about all the snow, and now we are getting ready to embrace summer. Granted, Memorial Day Weekend is not the official start… Read More

  • Cooking with Mom.

    How loud can a whisper be? Pretty loud with young children trying to sneak out of the house on Mother’s Day to let Mom sleep in! Every year my husband would get the kids up early and attempt to let… Read More

  • The Merry Month of May!

    O the month of May, the merry month of May,     So frolic, so gay, and so green, so green, so green! ~Thomas Decker, The Shoemaker’s Holiday I just love saying, the Merry Month of May! Maybe it’s the alliteration or… Read More

  • It Starts At Home

    Did you see the episode from Mad Men where the family is on a picnic in a bucolic setting? At the end of the picnic they throw their trash aside. Just leave it on the green grass. I remember watching… Read More