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To me, Thanksgiving, more than any other holiday, is all about family time. I’m sure that’s true for a lot of us. But even without COVID, there have been years we haven’t been able to get together. My family is spread out all across Texas (and NYC), and sometimes that means holidays apart, and choosing…

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There’s been much debate in my family, because we actually refer to this dish as “candied yams” which is wholly inaccurate. This is in fact, despite what our yee old recipe book from 1982 says, sweet potato casserole. Regardless, it’s our favorite recipe and our absolute must-have for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and brings back wonderful…

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Let’s talk tablescapes. Yes, I used the word tablescapes. (Anyone else used to watch that show Semi-Homemade with Sandra Lee? She was a character, for sure, but she had some good ideas!) Anywho. I am not a fancy person. I don’t set tables properly and I have a “make yourself at home” philosophy to entertaining…

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Thanksgiving Must Haves!

Thanksgiving definitely falls into the top 3 list of my favorite holidays. Who doesn’t love a holiday that is all about food and family? My family’s Thanksgiving dinner rarely varies from year to year! MASHED POTATOES: I swear my granny makes the best mashed potatoes. It has taken my sister and I years to figure out…

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World Kindness Day

Did you know that World Kindness Day first started in 1998! We are also not the only country that celebrates this day. Canada, Australia, Nigeria, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Italy, India, and the United Kingdom all eventually joined in to celebrate kindness! Here are a few different ideas on how you can celebrate World Kindness…

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Does anyone play question games at dinner? We do! I feel that it is important learn about as much as you can about the people you love most.  If 2020 has shown us anything, it is that life is fragile and should be spent with love and caring for all.  I love questions that are…

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Thanksgiving Memories

This year looks a lot different for many of us this year; 2020 gave us so many surprises that it feels so surreal. I just love the makings of Thanksgiving! It takes me back to several memories that I had about this holiday. I remember being little, sneaking in a few moments to see the…

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Thankful Jar

Transparent moment, I am terrible at keeping up with these challenges. I have tried for so many years and I always get behind and then just stop or get behind from the get go and don’t even start. The box that is pictured in this post was purchased last year. So, if you are shaking…

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