Thanksgiving Countdown, How to Keep the Kids at the Table

Thanksgiving Countdown, How to Keep the Kids at the Table

Sydney and I were reminiscing Thanksgiving and Christmas’ past, she remembers having to sit through the entire meal, while her cousins and friends were allowed to leave the table to play. Though I strongly disagreed, and thought it was insulting to the host...
Thanksgiving Countdown, Candied Spicy Nuts

Thanksgiving Countdown, Candied Spicy Nuts

Many years ago, about fifteen to be precise, Sydney and I began preparing a special treat bag to hand out to our family and friends that have joined us in our Thanksgiving celebration. I love the look in each person’s eyes when they realize Sydney and I have...
Thanksgiving Countdown, The Snack: Orange Spice Cake

Thanksgiving Countdown, The Snack: Orange Spice Cake

Every year on Thanksgiving  I awake early, about 5:00 A.M.  No need to gasp, I go for a five mile run and then meet Sydney in the kitchen for coffee and some breakfast as we write a cooking/baking schedule to guide us during the day and turn on The Today Show (Until...