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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

From my family to yours!
XOXO -Alexa


Somebody's Coming Home

December 14, 2012 was the longest day of my life. This isn’t a new revelation for me or for anyone who knows me, but it is one I wanted to revisit today. 260 more words


Thanksgiving Eve

Happy Thanksgiving Eve, Everyone!

Tomorrow is actual Thanksgiving, of course, but since my mother is CONVENIENTLY on call at the hospital, it’ll be a flurry of baking, sauteing, and trying my hand at making bread dough rise (fingers crossed!). 949 more words


Regardless of where you personally stand in the controversy over stores being open on Thanksgiving Day for extended Black Friday shopping, I am here to report that the Christmas shopping season is now officially here. 594 more words


The Gathering Around the Table

Many years ago a man would gather with his friends for a dinner…his last dinner with them.  Among them would be a deceiver, a betrayer, a doubter, young, old, men and women.  390 more words


The Healing Power of Texas Tamales

Thanksgiving 2007 is now a wonderful memory.  However, at the time my daughter was struggling with life a bit, something she rarely does.  As a single mom she was attending law school and had moved many miles and hours away from her support system.  332 more words