I love Christmas I hope that like Scrooge people say of me "It was always said of her, that she knew how to keep Christmas well!

My earliest memories are of my love of Christmas and the Holiday Season. Our family tradition growing up was that while we children sleep, Santa came bringing us our presents piled up under the biggest Christmas tree that I ever saw, we had twenty foot ceilings in our home. After we went to bed our parents would work into the early morning decorating our tree and putting together all our toys so that we awoke to a magical Christmas morning.   ...more

Homemade Cream of Chicken "Campbell's" Condensed Soup

Let's flashback a couple of years for a moment. Ahh, thanksgiving shopping. Grocery stores filled with carts pushed by distracted drivers, checking their lists twice and circling the store's front 'holiday' display again and again to make sure nothing is missing....more

Thanks for Thanksgiving

A line from the movie Bull Durham reminds me of Thanksgiving. Remember when the character Annie paraphrases the poet’s opinion of baseball: “Walt Whitman said, 'I see great things in baseball. It's our game, the American game. It will repair our losses and be a blessing to us.’"Just as Whitman, or the writer quoting him, singled out baseball, Thanksgiving's theme singles it from all other Days Off. It's not directly associated with a battle or birthday. You can look it up....more

Early Thanksgiving from a Tiny Kitchen: Part 1

We're having an early Thanksgiving dinner with Captain's dad tomorrow, since we'll be out of town for the actual holiday.This will be the first holiday we've celebrated with him since Cabin Girl was a baby.  He's been a bachelor for years, self sufficient, proud, and a pretty good cook....more

6 Tips: Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Dinner Without Holiday Weight Gain

Here are some quick and easy tips to help you enjoy your Thanksgiving dinner without the guilt of over-indulging....more

Turkey Treats

http://www.eggallergycooking.blogspot.com/2013/11/turkey-treats.htmlTurkey Treats  We made these cute little Turkey Treats for school this week.  My kids loved helping make them and their friends loved eating them!  So fun!...more

Menu for a Vegan Thanksgiving

After writing my post on how to transition to a meatless Thanksgiving, the time was right to post some vegan menu options for your Thanksgiving spread. (The comments on that post have been so interesting. I hope that you'll head over there and chime in if you haven't already!) ...more
KylieMJ That chickpea cutlet recipe is so good and easy too!  I've heard that it freezes well; ...more

Turkey breast roast stuffed w/ pancetta spinach frittata - Thanksgiving recipe for kids

Thanksgiving is coming and I would like to share with you a more traditional recipe for the Turkey lovers: I stuffed a nice turkey breast with some pancetta, spinach and a frittata and than roasted everything in the oven...yummy!!...more

Holiday Gift Guide // For the Fellas in Your Life

Men, men, men... here's the third installment to my holiday gift guides. I'm not going to lie, sometimes I struggle with what to get the fellas in my life. It's not that guys are harder to shop for by any means, I just think that it is harder for me to get creative with their gifts. I did some searching and these are the items that caught my eye... ...more

Sweet Potato Casserole

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This is my favorite Thanksgiving Day side dish.  Thanks for this great recipe!more