Monthly Archives: November 2013

The king and queen played chess in their castle at knight

On Tuesday night, the kids and I drove part of the way to my parents’ house,  then stopped for a play break at a McDonald’s while we waited for my husband to get out of work so we could continue … Continue reading

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The family elders have relative importance

Today,  on Thanksgiving,  I’m grateful for many things. A loving and supportive husband,  sweet and caring mini-ions, family to go to, family that misses us. Friends that have cared about us for a short time and for a long time. … Continue reading

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I had Thanksgiving with my taxidermist neighbor. After such a big meal, I was stuffed

This will be my last post on Thanksgiving prep recipes.  This one is for stuffing.  I don’t know where I got the recipe from, it is certainly not entirely of my own devices, but I’ve lost the source.  It is … Continue reading

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When it was lumpy he had a beef with his gravy

The next in a series of blog posts about parts you can make ahead for Thanksgiving, is about gravy. Gravy has always been a sensitive topic in my family.  My grandmother always made the gravy, but when she became not … Continue reading

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They replaced the baseball with an orange to add zest to the game

Thanksgiving!!  This is one of dear husband’s favorite holidays (although I would wonder as we approach every holiday he might think that as he anticipates the yummy food he’ll get).  Previous years, my sister-in-law and I were like a symphony … Continue reading

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When vegetables want to converse with petunias, they use a cell phone and cauliflower

Again on my never-ending quest to get vegetables into my family. A long time ago, I had the thought, hmm, I bet cauliflower would be good in alfredo sauce.  And if not good, at least unnoticeable.  I tried it, I … Continue reading

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With only one piece of wood, I tried to convince the fire to light by use of a monologue

Ahh, the smell of fall brings the smell of fires.  Don’t you just love the smell of a wood-burning fire?  Our house has this super woodstove that the previous owners told us could heat the whole house!  I don’t know … Continue reading

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