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Grief & Gratitude

I’m pretty sure there was a whoosh of glitter when the clock struck midnight on Halloween. The candy wrappers had barely settled before everything, everywhere was painted red and green. The holiday season is like that. Whoosh. Bang. Merry merry. And somewhere, in-between the pumpkins and evergreens is that turkey-ridden, gravy-covered, pie-crusted day of thanks. […]

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Homemade Thanksgiving Stuffing Made with Bread and Herbs

Help! A Vegetarian is Coming to Thanksgiving Dinner

Picture this: your sister-in-law/nephew/neighbor/brother’s new girlfriend is vegetarian/vegan and they’re coming to your house for Thanksgiving. When it comes to making veg* versions of our favorite holiday meals, most people don’t even know where to begin. That’s okay! The good news is I’ve got some tips to help you survive a diversified Thanksgiving menu, and […]

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Turn Leftover Turkey Into Something Amazing

All year, I long for the week after Thanksgiving. Oh, I love the holiday itself. It’s got all the feasting and family and none of the gift drama. But the week after Thanksgiving is really something special. Fabulous dishes that for some reason we reserve for only this time of year and the work is […]

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Sponsored: Creating a Fun Thanksgiving Table for Kids [As Seen on Fox 4]

With the following easy and fun decorating ideas, everyone will want to sit at the kids’ table this Thanksgiving! A Thankful Centerpiece Not only is this turkey centerpiece adorable, it gives kids the chance to express what they’re thankful for this holiday. Easy to make in only a few simple steps, everyone can get involved […]

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Practicing Gratitude Responsibly

Growing up Thanksgiving was a big deal. Each year, we would have at least five or six families over. Extensions went into the dining room table and even the Ping-Pong table was dragged out to accommodate everyone. Being immigrants, we were grateful for the life this country allowed us to create. My family channeled this […]

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Teaching Thankfulness

Last night, as I was tucking my son into bed, I asked him what he was thankful for.  The conversation went like this: Me: Let’s say our prayers. What are you thankful for today? M: I’m thankful that I’m a leaf expert. Me: A leaf expert? M: Yep, I’m thankful that I’m a leaf expert. […]

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