Tag Archives: holiday

Where the apples grow

Happy Friday, friends. I hope you are looking forward to the weekend. I will be out and about a little, but mostly I’m looking forward to hibernating with movies and crafts. It’s been too long since my hands have been … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve tamales

I was never a big fan of tamales until my family started making them. My mom — probably one of the biggest health gurus I know — went through trial batch after trial batch of masa to get it as … Continue reading

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Festivus — for the rest of us

On the eve of Christmas Eve, a small group of friends gathered to celebrate Festivus. It’s a “Seinfeld” holiday, where you celebrate the holiday season without pressures of commercialism. Instead, you celebrate with an unadorned aluminum festivus pole (not a … Continue reading

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Tidbits of a merry Christmas

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, friends.

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Hello, December

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas — the mornings require a heavy coat, the fireplace is always burning, the house smells like Christmas berries and every warm drink has a hint of sweet peppermint. But nothing makes you  … Continue reading

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Five Senses Tuesday

Happy Tuesday! Since we were all out enjoying the end of three-day weekend yesterday, I thought I’d save Five Senses for today … something to look at as you wake up in these first hours of work. I hope the … Continue reading

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sparklers & 3-d glasses

Growing up, Fourth of July was my favorite holiday of the year. It meant days of wearing only swimsuits, going barefoot, listening to my dad’s classic rock, Hawaiian punch and orange popsicles, jet skiing, tubing, eating toasted marshmallows, napping on … Continue reading

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