Christmas cookies

As I’m pulling out Christmas decorations this morning, there was a knock at the door. As I protected the mailman from a very playful pupcicle, I was presented with a box FULL of April goodies, such as these delicious tidbits. Christmas cookies via mail? It is indeed the most magical time of the year!!! Continue reading Christmas cookies

To Can or Not To Can…

When it comes to cranberries, it seems everyone has an opinion about which is better–canned or fresh.  I’m in the Fresh camp, but I know people who are staunch proponents of the canned jellied variety.  Apparently something about a slice of a canned cranberry log is appealing.  Texture-wise, I can see the appeal.  I will … Continue reading To Can or Not To Can…

Food Fest!

Here’s hoping that at this point, you’ve slowly come out of your carb & tryptophan induced coma.  Personally, I’d like to still be in one, but alas–back to the real world.  I have to share our menu, because it was amazing.  And delicious!  However, because we wouldn’t want it to be too perfect, our beautiful … Continue reading Food Fest!

Being Thankful

Today’s the big day. Family.  Friends. Food. Football.  Naps. More food! But most of all,  thanks.  Thanks for all the things in your life–the good,  the bad, and yes, even the ugly.  They all make you who you are today.  And I’m not saying that everything in your life is perfect or great or maybe … Continue reading Being Thankful

Wicked Fun

Part of Ann’s birthday weekend celebrations included going to see Wicked.  Which, of course, is one of my favorite musicals–just as The Wizard of Oz is my favorite movie.  Emeralds and rubies and flying monkeys, oh my! Sharing a birthday with Ann is Marilyn, who is, quite simply, my favorite Broadway star of all!  And … Continue reading Wicked Fun