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Archive for the ‘Holidays and Other Occasions’ Category

  • Leftovers Are The Best!

    Thanksgiving is shaping up a little differently than normal, and yet still the same. I’m still making turkey and our favorite sides. Yum! What we won’t have is a lot of extra people at our table, just four of us…. Read More

  • A Small and Grateful Thanksgiving Celebration

    Thanksgiving is going to look a bit different this year. According to the American Automobile Association, fewer Americans will be traveling than last year. If you plan to gather with friends and family outside your household, the Center for Disease… Read More

  • Tricky and Fun Halloween Ideas

    Halloween will be extra tricky this year. According to the National Confectioners Association, 80% of adults they surveyed believe they can still make Halloween fun. I want to make it scary…in a good way. I’m a bit of a wimp… Read More

  • Come Together

    So far 2020 has been anything but normal! We’re all learning to adjust and make the best out of our circumstances. With the beginning of the school year upon us, check out some of these memes from social media that… Read More

  • Flip over French Fries!

     It’s National French Fry Day! It’s only right that there’s a whole day dedicated to celebrating french fries! Monday, July 13 is National French Fry Day and I’m all in to honor this potassium rich and delicious way to cook… Read More

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

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

  • Burgers…An American Classic

    As long weekends go, Memorial Day is one of my favorites. Normally we celebrate the unofficial start of summer with picnics, parades and fireworks, but I think this year, more than others, I am focused on the real purpose behind… Read More

  • How to “Brunch” Together…Apart

    Let’s play word association! Some words have the power to bring a vision to mind, others a more visceral reaction. Some words have the power to do both. I’m sure you’re thinking I’m going to say a word that’s really… Read More

  • Food is Poetry

    It doesn’t have to be National Poetry Month for me to appreciate poetry. More than ever, I have been focusing on all the poetry found in my world. No, I’m not talking about reading tomes of poetry; I’m seeing it… Read More

  • Food and Faith

    When we sit down to share a meal with others, it feeds our soul as well as our bellies. Food is essential to life, and therefore the sharing of it is, by definition, a deeply spiritual act. Sacrificing self for… Read More