Recipes needed

Thanksgiving is done. I ate too much and have leftovers that could last until Christmas. The Day After Thanksgiving, traditionally I make gumbo with whatever turkey didn’t get eaten. The last couple of years I have had epic fails. I burnt the roux last year and threw in the towel. I need some new recipes […]

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100 Word Challenge: Shop

The Mister and I went shopping over the weekend, our first foray into the holiday mania that is the Christmas Season. Up until then, we ticked off items on our wish lists piecemeal and mainly online. After only a few minutes in the hype and hordes, I remembered why I don’t like holiday gift shopping […]

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100 Word Challenge: Turkey

I got a little overwhelmed with prep work for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving dinner and didn’t take a break until it was dark outside. Sorry for the late post. So I can have time to actually enjoy dinner with my family, I try to get as much of the meal together the day before. All that remains […]

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Dressing for dinner

The turkey carcass was picked cleaner then if it had been devoured by starving piranhas. Crusty pans and bowls, devoid of any food scraps, along with empty plates, crumb-coated utensils, and greasy serving platters were precariously stacked in an overflowing sink – an Oneida and Corelle homage to the sacrificial bird. Celebrants, sated into tryptophanic […]

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100 Word Challenge: Eat

The U.S. celebrates Thanksgiving next week. NEXT. WEEK. I am not ready, not even close. There will only be my immediate family, so four of us, for dinner. It shouldn’t be too difficult to plan, purchase and prepare. Still, I thought I had at least another week. I need to bake homemade biscuits and a […]

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100 Word Challenge: Tradition

A few friends were recently discussing holiday traditions and a new grandma asked for suggestions on what she could do for her new grandbabies, something that she could build on every year. Some of the possibilities included: A special ornament each season or making ornaments together New holiday pajamas to open on Christmas Eve Cultural […]

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