Thanksgiving Guide & Checklist — Something More to Celebrate

A Thanksgiving Guide & Checklist to Minimize the StressAn Action Plan for Preparing Thanksgiving Dinner

There’s much to do and make and prepare for the Thanksgiving meal. It’s my favorite holiday of the year with its focus on food, friends, family and gratitude. Yet the pressure to get the meal on the table on time and beautifully presented Continue reading

Once-A-Year Turkey Soup

Thanksgiving Leftovers Transformed

Vintage Greeting A girl serving the turkey with wishes for A Peaceful ThanksgivingThanksgiving 2011 is already behind us except for the memories and any leftovers still in the fridge. Though now that we’ve enjoyed those fabulous leftovers for at least a couple of meals, it’s time to get creative Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving to One and All!

May You Have a Most Delicious and Enjoyable Thanksgiving Day! 

A Vintage Thanksgiving Card or Two Children with a PumpkinA Thanksgiving Poem

‘Twas the night of Thanksgiving, I just couldn’t sleep.
I tried counting backwards, I tried counting sheep. Continue reading

A Thanksgiving Guide to Minimize the Stress

Braised Turkey w Fresh Herbs, Wild Mushrooms, Veggies (c) jfhaugen

An Action Plan for Preparing the Thanksgiving Meal

There’s much to do and make and prepare for the Thanksgiving meal—so here’s a guide and action plan I’ve prepared with tips and ideas to minimize the stress Continue reading

Fresh Herb & Wild Mushroom Bread Stuffing

Fresh Herb Wild Mushroom Stuffing/Dressing (c) jfhaugen

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme

Ah, the flavors and smells of Thanksgiving. They all come together in this traditional bread stuffing (or dressing)—surely one of the most important dishes on the Thanksgiving menu. Continue reading