Valentine’s Day Photo Gallery

Valentine’s Day Photo Gallery

Thank you all for sending me such great photos of your sweethearts and sweet treats! Here are some of the people, pets, and food celebrating Valentine’s Day. Keep emailing me your photos until February 18, when I’ll choose a $50.oo gift card winner

Thanksgiving dinner in a roll

Thanksgiving dinner in a roll

A complete Thanksgiving feast rolled up in flatbread and served to thirty 6th graders – portable, healthy, fun to eat, inexpensive, and delicious.

A Big Sur Thanksgiving, 1939

A Big Sur Thanksgiving, 1939

Knowing how to brine a perfect turkey is not as important as the ability to remember what, exactly, to give thanks for. Here is novelist Lillian Bos Ross’ description of her 1939 Big Sur Thanksgiving meal. Lillian Bos is one of my heroes; read on to find out more about her.

Traditionally Halloween

Traditionally Halloween

What are the traditions – new or old – you do at this time every year? For me, the process of creating and carrying on traditions is one of the most challenging aspects of parenting for me, in part because my energies and interests don’t always match what the calendar and drugstore displays tell me it’s time to do. We’ve made some progress, though; click to hear how.

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