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For those of us in the Midwest, specifically North Dakota and Minnesota, this week has been hard. After a few weeks of mild temperatures that lulled us into thinking that winter had finally left us, o...
3/21/13 at 7:00 AM Turkey Day 5K? 11/24/11 at 12:00 PM
Holidays: When Loss is Amplified 11/23/11 at 10:00 AM
Somehow this post got missed. It is a bit late but one I really enjoyed putting together. Happy New Year! This year I have much to be thankful for. ...
1/3/13 at 8:00 AM
A new favorite potato recipe
I have a wonderful scalloped potatoes recipe--you may remember my post about it last January or so. The thing I loved about it most is that it was actually made for three colors of potatoes--which I h...
12/3/12 at 8:44 AM Done turkey 11/26/12 at 8:46 AM
Thanksgiving for gardeners 11/21/12 at 9:01 AM
Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Gumbo
This post was so popular last year, it bears repeating. I can't believe Thanksgiving is here. This whole month has flown by. When I grew up in Louisiana, one of my favorite dishes that my mama made e...
11/21/12 at 8:48 AM Moroccon Spiced Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes- Why not try something new this year? 11/4/12 at 4:48 PM
This Thanksgiving one woman is grateful for North Dakota
I love Rachel Kelly's author bio on her new Areavoices blog: Meanderings of a Zealous Mom. She uses several six word phrases to describe herself: Always looking for The Grey Area. Meet my best friend...
11/20/12 at 11:52 AM
Savory Herb Rub Roasted Turkey
Just about everyone who's cooked a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner or another holiday get-together has their favorite technique to prepare the bird. These days, a lot of people are turning to brining ...
11/14/12 at 3:11 PM Chipotle Corn Casserole with Tofu and Soymilk 11/3/12 at 3:45 PM
Turkey Dumpling Soup 11/23/11 at 4:46 PM
Let's Talk Turkey
The other day I came upon a paper turkey that my daughter created using her hand as a pattern when she was in early elementary school. You probably have seen these turkeys or even made one yourself at...
11/14/12 at 11:27 AM
Typical, helpful chaos
My daughter Maggie called Thursday night to see how our Thanksgiving had gone. Eight months pregnant, she had decided to skip the 3-hour drive to Avoca this year and stick closer to home, spending the...
11/28/11 at 6:23 AM A day for thanks 11/26/10 at 8:22 AM
Thanksgiving prep? 11/20/10 at 6:23 AM
Wishing you a cosmic Thanksgiving
Today is the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. and a time for feasting and gratitude. Here's my own short list of things - some little and some very big - that make life a pleasure to live: * The sun ...
11/24/11 at 12:13 PM Thankful for light and life 11/25/10 at 11:48 AM
Happy Thanksgiving from The Racing Life! ...
11/24/11 at 2:24 AM
A pumpkin is a pumpkin!
I prepared the first two pumpkin pies of the season last night. Made from real pumpkin, they at least look like something people will be fooled into dishing up. Let me start by getting this out int...
11/23/11 at 4:51 PM
Pumpkin Pie? No, thank you.
A custard-like mixture of pureed pumpkin, eggs, seasonal spices, sugar and cream makes its way to the dinner table in many homes in America on Thanksgiving Day. I'll pass on that, thank you. It's not...
11/23/11 at 8:15 AM A secret ingredient and a generous chunk of cream cheese boost Claiborne's pecan pie right over the top! 11/14/10 at 1:03 AM
Roast Chicken with Italian Sausage Stuffing is comfort food 11/7/10 at 1:01 AM
Brick and Mortar Shopping
In light of my recent blog postwhere I confessed that I hate shopping, I thought I better share with you how I do like to shop. Have you heard of "Small Business Saturday"? I like the sound of that b...
11/21/11 at 10:44 AM Thanksgiving Throwdown 11/20/11 at 2:31 PM
30 Days Until Christmas.....Turkey Leftovers 11/25/10 at 11:22 AM
Christmas seems to be the only holiday that gets a soundtrack. Unfortunately, many people get quite tired of that soundtrack. I've had at least a few people tell me how much they hate Christmas caro...
11/21/11 at 7:00 AM Plenty to Be Thankful For 11/27/09 at 2:09 PM
Happy Hallowthanksmas! 10/5/09 at 6:07 AM
Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas
We still have a week until Halloween, so the next holiday will be Thanksgiving. Some of the pumpkins and other decorations you may have for Halloween can be used thru Thanksgiving. I have made a Tha...
10/22/11 at 8:21 AM