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A Year of Smiles - Day 321: Thanksgiving Countdown

Reason to SMILE and BE THANKFUL #321: THE MENU

In my family, traditions are sacred. Maybe that’s just part of being a family. We all have our own ways of celebrating the holidays and as we get older and have families of our own, we like to continue those traditions that we hold near and dear. 441 more words

Life's Journey

GratiTuesday: Flexgiving

I would be less than honest if I didn’t admit that I miss my family’s traditional Thanksgiving celebrations. Unlike Hollywood’s version of dysfunctional families gathering for the annual angst-fest, our small family didn’t do drama or have arguments about grievances from long-ago. 399 more words


Antlers for Supper

“You can’t eat antlers!” My dad used to say to me when I was a kid and complained that no big bucks ever came our way. 682 more words



Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Even though it’s not until thursday, the festivities have begun. Traditions are important for my family. Every year, the Saturday before (or after) Thanksgiving we decorate the house for Christmas. 174 more words

Socialism and the First Thanksgiving

 Dinner Topics for Monday

The Real Story of Thanksgiving

Rush Limbaugh

“Long before Karl Marx was even born, the Pilgrims had discovered and experimented with what could only be described as socialism.” And they found that it didn’t work.

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Judeo-Christian Culture

Hot, fresh Christmas spice buns! (Weather Challenge - Hot)

With more snow settling on the trees and mountains surrounding our town, baking is more and more on all our minds. In particular our Christmas tradition of freshly made hot Christmas spice buns on Christmas Eve morning! 38 more words


Pies, Aging, And An Empty Sh*tter.

I’m baking pies today.

Thanksgiving is in two days.

I’m going traditional with my baking.

Pumpkin and pecan will do it for us.

My dad is known as “Plain Bob” and he doesn’t like anything too fancy. 1,315 more words