Plated + Served: Don't Call them "Leftovers"

Don’t just reheat your Thanksgiving leftovers. Re-purpose them.“Leftovers” is just re-heating something you served the day before… when you ”re-purpose,"  you take the previous day’s meal and whip it into a completely new dish!So, instead of boring Turkey and Mayo Sandwiches, try:• Turkey Rueben• Turkey Monte Cristo• Turkey Cuban Sandwich• Turkey Grilled CheeseDon’t forget to slap some cranberry sauce on 'em if you have any left.For a quick and easy dinner:...more

NaBloPoMo Day 25: The Day After

Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day: Which Do You Choose?

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, kicks off the traditional holiday retail season. Stores and malls are focused on attracting shoppers with extensive “bust-the-doors” sales that offer dramatically discounted products, especially toys and electronics. Major retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy, and Toys R Us all offer significant bargains to customers who line up the night before to  run in stores at the crack of dawn (stores open their doors as early as 4 AM)....more

I'm against the mass consumerism that Black Friday represents.  Here's what we did ...more