The unexpected package is filled with Christmastime food. Decades prior, I sat before a table covered with red pistachios, pink and white popcorn, mysterious chocolate, and thin ribbon candy. Surrounded by love. Now, with my own children, I’m having an old-fashioned Christmas. My answer in 42-words to the question: what did you get me?
***Originally published 11/26/2014 (Edited and updated 11/15/2015)*** Easy Thanksgiving Cranberry Side Dish Recipe Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. When else is it acceptable to eat a huge meal, consume a plateful of desserts, and then, only hours later, start the whole process over? Also, as a guest I am one step up from the kiddie […]
Pumpkin Spice is Invading; Gourd Your Loins (SATIRE) There’s a chill in the air and pumpkin spice in everything—that’s right, fall is in your latte and more. Pumpkin is no longer just a nasty pie made by your grandma that requires a shit ton of whipped topping to make it remotely edible. All of pumpkin […]
I have been avoiding writing this “Christmas Remembered” post ALL week. Each day I thought about writing. . . and then quickly I sought something, anything really, to make the memories stop. It’s Christmas time so finding things to keep busy isn’t exactly a challenge. As this week crept on, and absolutely zero words were being written, […]