Tag Archives: Holidays

Orange Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread

The holidays are a never-ending source of culinary exasperation and inspiration.  Exasperation as you try vainly to make forty bajillion recipes for holiday parties and holiday dinners.  Inspiration from the recipes everyone else is pinning and new delights at old … Continue reading

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Christmas Craft Ideas

We’re looking to dial back a little bit this year for Christmas, especially since we have two friends having babies who need baby shower presents, but I still want to be able to give some great gifts.  As a result, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Limeade Cake

The last twelve months have been absolutely insane, full of ups and downs and a whole host of new experiences.  Today we celebrated with the Munchkin’s first birthday party, and the joy of seeing him sitting in the grass trying … Continue reading

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Preparation overload

It’s less than two full days til the Munchkin’s birthday party, and I think I have run myself out of steam.  Considering how little steam I have on the average day — and doubly considering I had my wisdom teeth … Continue reading

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New Years Appetizer Dinner

There’s something to be said for having a quiet New Year’s Eve at home, without any distractions. In fact, it turned out to be quite tasty and really cheap.  I think I pulled everything together for about $10 on a … Continue reading

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Capellini with Ham and Mushrooms

In my quest to use up my Christmas leftovers (and by “my” I mean the ones my mom sent home with us *grins*), I found a nifty new recipe that has been added to the rotation.  It got the Southern … Continue reading

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Balsamic Honey-Glazed Carrots

I love the holidays.  Friends, family, time off work, new recipes to try, nasty stomach bugs making the rounds… Well, maybe not that last one.  But everyone’s on the road to recovery now, so I guess I should get back … Continue reading

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Food Coma

All I know right now is that we have eaten way too much really good food in the past two days.  If no one hears from me by Tuesday, send someone to crane me off my couch, please?

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Holiday French Toast

A couple of weekends ago, Southern Honey and I had the opportunity to indulge in a lazy Sunday morning breakfast.  It can be hard for us to agree on what to make because we don’t like the same things (and … Continue reading

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Friendsmas Cooking

One of my favorite parts of the year is getting together for friends to celebrate Christmas, or Friendsmas as I like to call it.  It’s a great time to hang out, swap gifts, play games, and share good food.  It’s … Continue reading

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