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Traditions

For most of us, that’s what holidays are about — tradition! Anyone who knows me knows that I love festive occasions, and I especially love the fall and winter holidays. Holidays combine the traditions and history of our culture with … Continue reading

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Dance…

…like nobody’s watching! That’s a good motto to live by. I’ve written posts about Cajun food before, namely Po’ Boys,  Gumbo, Jambalaya, and King Cake. Last year,  hubby and I espied a new (to us!) restaurant: a Cajun place (a chain) called Razoo’s. … Continue reading

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Some Enchanted Evening, Part 2 of 2

Losing Aunt Lois was a heart-breaking event that capped off a pretty lousy year. Having to break the news to my ailing mom on Christmas Eve was a challenge which I hoped I handled well (as well as one can, … Continue reading

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Some Enchanted Evening, Part 1 of 2

As any of you who know me know, or who follow my blog know, last year was a pretty rough one that brought an incredible number of…well, if you want to be more positive, you’d refer to them as challenges. If you … Continue reading

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Set it and Forget It!

And no, I’m not talking about Ron Popeil’s Rotisserie oven, but mashed potatoes — in the slow cooker! This has been a difficult and challenging year (last year was no picnic, either), so desire and time for this blog has … Continue reading

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Chow Ciao!

If you’ve not yet heard of Chef Fabio Viviani, well, you’re in for a treat. 😉 http://fabioviviani.com/ Ladies, you’ll like him because he’s cute and he’s funny. Gents, you’ll like him because he’s funny and he’s cute. Born in Florence, … Continue reading

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Okay, Officer, You Got Me…

…on a technicality. 😉 Have any of y’all missed me? Holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s), illness (a bout of cold/flu), work, and other such obligations and vagaries of life have kept me tending to things other than this blog. Anyway, … Continue reading

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It’s a Two-Fer!

A few weeks ago, when I was casting about for something to have as our weekly meatless meal, I got the idea to make a Cream of Potato Soup from some leftover mashed potatoes. Soup and grilled cheese sandwiches sounded really yummy … Continue reading

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How’s Yer Nog?

Ah, the holiday season. I love, love, LOVE the fall and winter holidays. 🙂 One of the things hubby and I both love about the holidays is EGGNOG! ‘Round about Thanksgiving, give or take a week, hubby starts getting a … Continue reading

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Can You Mashed Potato?

Not just the dance, but the side dish, as well? 😉 Potatoes have gotten a bad rap, bless their little eyes. 😉 Chris Voigt, head of the Washington State Potato Commission, got so fed up with all the trash talk … Continue reading

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