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Bear, Bat, or Bumblebee

So the other day while I was saying “farewell” to our tree ornaments and Christmas lights, it occurred to me that I can’t imagine raising our daughter anywhere else. She’s a lucky lady to grow up in a place where she will get to know and hopefully love all four seasons. My plan, as her mom, is to do my best to avoid negative seasonal commentary...

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Giving More Than Thanks

I love cooking for friends and family, I love entertaining and having guests, but there is something about cooking on a big scale for a big day that puts me in a panic. The gravy will be lumpy, the turkey will be dry, the cranberry sauce will have chunks in it, the potatoes will be gummy, and the stuffing will give everyone salmonella.

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The Siren Song of Pumpkin

Fall is here, that magical time of year when the leaves turn into swaying and cascading art, a little chill crisps the air, and pumpkin flavored everything takes over the restaurants and stores. If you’re at all like me, you can’t resist the siren song of pumpkin cookies, cakes, lattes, gnocchi, ravioli…

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