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The Irresistable Fall Clean-Up

Some folks speak of the concept of letting a garden sort of progress naturally through the seasons, dying leaves and seeds falling where they may. I’m not opposed to letting nature take it’s course. In fact, all sorts of “volunteer” squash, lettuces, and flowers graced my yard this year. But today was one of those …

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A Whole Season For Gratitude!

For at least a couple of weeks in November, our thoughts turn to Thanksgiving. This despite the encroaching “bigger” holidays soon to come. My husband & I have made it a point to talk about the significance of Thanksgiving to our family, & the highlight of the day is to share with each other, around …

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Sweet Nothings?

Today is November 3, so three days ago was my least favorite “holiday,” Halloween. What is Halloween really about, anyway? Dressing in costumes, being scared, & eating candy. I do enjoy the pumpkins– carving them, eating them, little kids dressed like them. I kept quiet for many years (mostly) about my anti-Halloween sentiments, because my …

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Terra Turkey Recipe

As my husband likes to say, “this could change the way you do Thanksgiving!” 1) Get a good quality turkey. Local, free range, organic– it may cost you your first-born; but it’s only once a year, right? Mix up the brine in something large. We use our stock pot. Wash your bird & put ‘er …

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