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Yes, I’m “Detoxing” with Apple Cider Vinegar

No, I’m not fasting. No, I’m not planning to drink vinegar cocktails every day for the rest of my life. Yes, I feel better. For the serious science on vinegar in general, and for the current crunchy take, there are … Continue reading

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Christmas Archives

Happy Christmas Eve to you! Cooking, baking, visiting, listening, erranding and (hopefully) relaxing are the priority today, so I thought I’d give you a touch of Christmas past. It’s interesting to see how this week has changed for me over … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

As is the custom among my people, allow me to wish you a Merry Christmas! If you do not celebrate Christmas in one of its current incarnations, I hope your own holidays, if you observe them, have been/will be wonderful, … Continue reading

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Christmas in August

My husband’s father’s family has started a tradition of Christmas in August. If you’ve been reading for a while, you know that I have a few complaints about the holiday season. However, this new practice has actually captured what I … Continue reading

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New Eats and Old Friends

Yesterday I met up with some old friends for an afternoon of lunching and sipping. First of all, it’s always nice to reconnect with the folks who knew you when you were 20 and stupid during the holiday season. Lately … Continue reading

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“Don We Now” the Holiday Game Face

I certainly do my share of holiday grinching. I make it no secret that this time of year drives me a little bit crazy, what with the get together scheduling, making sure to see those home for a few days, … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Challenge, and a Challenged Pumpkin

A face only the carver could love… In case you haven’t noticed, I really like Halloween. It is one of my two favorite holidays (three if you include summer). I think the vibe and theatrics are fabulous, and I especially … Continue reading

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