Thanksgiving Book Give Away – “Thanksgiving 101″

November 3, 2014

Of all the books given away, this is my favorite. With step-by-step instructions for classic Thanksgiving dishes, as well as new twists on old favorites, this book will become gravy-stained in its first outing. Whether you’re looking for new ways to cook turkey; traditional trimmings, chutneys, or chowders; a vegetarian entrée; or fresh ideas for […]

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Feel Good Friday – Roomba Cat

October 31, 2014

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The Starbuck Stops Here

October 30, 2014

A Florida man put an end to another “pay it forward” streak at a local Starbucks because he said he thinks people were participating out of “guilt,” not “generosity.” Peter Schorsch, a blogger, drove to the Starbucks drive-thru in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Thursday after hearing about the pay it forward phenomenon there that ended […]

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Hyping The Drama In An Already Dramatic Dilemma

October 29, 2014

The recent shooting at Parliament Hill in Ottawa hit very close to home and I was grateful for social media to both update friends and family and get a sense of what was going on. But, a friend’s actions left me shocked and I wonder if I should have shown a more “polite spine” in […]

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Peekaboo, He Sees You

October 28, 2014

As if we didn’t have enough to to be concerned regarding public toilets…. Click to share:

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Thanksgiving Book Give Away! Williams- Sonoma “Thanksgiving Entertaining”

October 27, 2014

  Williams-Sonoma Thanksgiving Entertaining is a complete guide to creating those favorite traditions in your own home. Equal parts cookbook and how-to manual, it presents five menus for entertaining over the Thanksgiving weekend, including three distinctive ideas for the holiday feast. Rules: Reply to this post to enter using a valid email address. Entries close […]

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Camping Out Restaurant Style

October 27, 2014

I’m hoping to preempt the rude customers by sending this to you before they do.  I will also preface this by saying I am currently on a break between classes, am very sleep deprived, and therefore very grouchy, so I apologize for my writing demeanor. I am a server in a somewhat fancy restaurant. Last […]

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Feel Good Friday – “This Is Halloween”

October 24, 2014

Given the recent debate among the comments regarding the legitimacy of Halloween as a holiday, this seemed apropos…. Click to share:

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