Month: November 2007

Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope everyone is having a safe and wonderful holiday.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Can you believe that I had never had fresh cranberry sauce until last year? Now that I’ve tried it I can never go back to the cran in a can. It’s so easy to make and it’s so delicious. I like using it as a […]

Thanksgiving Eve

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! We did the majority of grocery shopping the other day but we are now on the hunt for herbs. I’ve hit three stores already and I cannot find the elusive Marjoram. In the meantime here are more photos of the free mums […]

Starting My Holiday Shopping

Restoration Hardware store has the coolest retro stocking stuffers. Amongst the collection is a Lincoln Log Set, Balloon model kit, cool wind up tin toys, and wooden box versions of Clue and Monopoly. But what really caught my eye where these mobiles. My inner 12 […]

Fast Food Thanksgiving?

I driving past a Kentucky Fried Chicken the other day and I was instantly repulsed. For once I wasn’t disgusted by the sickening smell of fat burning. I wasn’t even disgusted by the image of the meals in bowl (potatoes with a layer of gravy, […]

Free Flowers

What’s better than cheap flowers? How about free flowers. The local nursery was giving away the last of the seasonal mums. I grabbed two pretty white ones and I am currently trying to figure out where I should put them.

Sunday Night Dinner Chicken with Mustard with Sage Sauce

I found out today why you need to train in advance for a big 5k race. It’s because even if you finish the race the next day you will be sore. By sore I mean every conceivable muscle including ones you didn’t know you had […]

I did it! Tales of a Turkey Trot Survivor

I did it! I ran the 5K this morning. I thinks that’s longest time I have ever run. We finished at a respectable 36:13. Not bad considering we haven’t done any training in three weeks and we were both fighting a cold. The race wasn’t […]

Forcing Bulbs Part 2

A few weeks ago I started “forcing” paperwhites using the stones method. As you can see they are growing very nicely. My next experiment is going to be forcing with Hyacinths using the water method. Stores and nurseries sell special “forcing” vases but they can […]

Turkey Hats!

Do you have little ones at home? I have two one-year old nephews and I think they would look hilariously cute in these turkey hats. Unfortunately, I can’t knit despite a few tries. It’s too bad there is only six more days until Thanksgiving because […]