Turkey Day Approaches: Beginning Preparations

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Roasted Turkey fresh from the oven!

It’s a bit dreary here at home today. It’s raining; the temperatures are finally a tad cooler, though not as low as Iโ€™d prefer. However, it is closer to boot-wearing weather than sandal-wearing weather so you wonโ€™t hear me complain (too much!).

We have been traveling a lot the past few weeks. It was a refreshing change of pace to spend time in two of my favorite cities: Washington DC and New York City (seriously, who doesn’t love NY??). We also Continue reading

Thanksgiving in July!

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Why am I writing about Thanksgiving in the month of July? It is almost 6 months from now. I write because – if it was possible – my entire year would revolve around Thanksgiving. It is hands down my favorite holiday of the year. It is a time to give thanks rather than gifts. A time to celebrate our relationships with family and friends. And of course there is food involved. This is the one time of year when I go a tad [ahem] overboard on the cooking front. That is, if you consider 14 pies, turkey 3 ways (roasted, smoked and fried), a ton of sides, and an entire menu of vegan options thrown in for good measure to be overboard. It’s all Love to me!

Cherries. This is what brings me to Continue reading