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November 30, 2010
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Our Thanksgiving Trip

Our Thanksgiving Trip For the last couple of years, we’ve traveled over the short Thanksgiving holiday. This year was no different. So, we loaded up our boys at 5 on Wednesday and drove until we got to Alabama. We arrived … Continue reading

November 24, 2010
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Cranberry Bread

Cranberry Bread is yummy. This recipe is a really easy cake/bread to make. Also, the bread is really pretty. So many times, baked goods can taste wonderful but look really, really brown. Not that brown is unattractive, but it is … Continue reading

November 21, 2010
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I Find..

I Find.. …that browned butter anything is just too darn tempting. So, that recipe that I mentioned earlier this week — it’s dangerous, I tell you. …that it really is true that burnt garlic is awful, big time. I made … Continue reading

November 18, 2010
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Dino In Love

Dino In Love My youngest son, E, who is in first grade, pretends that he is some sort of dinosaur for part of every day. Usually he is a Velociraptor. Okay, now you have the background you need to appreciate … Continue reading

November 16, 2010
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Savory Mixed Nuts

Savory Mixed Nuts This is a new (to me) recipe for taking an ordinary can of mixed nuts and making them a little more yummy. I got the recipe from Pam Anderson’s new book, Perfect One-Dish Dinners, but altered it … Continue reading

November 12, 2010
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This Boy

This Boy knocked on the window the other day. I went over. He said, “Open up!” So, I opened the window. Over the sill, he handed me a beautiful but withered bunch of leaves. I said, “What do you want … Continue reading

November 9, 2010
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The Sun

The Sun felt really hot on my skin today. This doesn’t feel like November, much, but I’ll take it….all the way until May. Wouldn’t that be great? I’m sure that y’all have noticed that I don’t point you to very … Continue reading

November 3, 2010
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The Sheep Dogs

The Sheep Dogs are an interesting band. They have an unmistakable Southern rock sound and it is very, very good. Check out their video for their song “I Don’t Know”. I dig it. Happy Wednesday, y’all!