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What Do YOU Hang On Your Christmas Tree?

A Christmas tree has many cherished functions during the holiday season. The lights add a shimmering glow to the room, matching the expectation of the celebration ahead. Presents chosen with love are nestled beneath the pine scented boughs. Ornaments rich with memories hang from the branches, marking Christmases past and leaving room for future memories. The […]

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Want to Make Garbage Bars for Desert?

I told my family I was going to make Garbage Bars for desert. My lovely daughter, Grace, protested. “Mom, they’re supposed to be called Seven Layer Bars, not Garbage Bars.” But,  I thought my name more aptly described the leftovers in opened bags that had somehow eluded nibbling, craving, snitching fingers in my pantry.    Oh, and I […]

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Sugarlicious Sugarfest!

One day a year I let my kids eat all the sugar they want. The day we make Gingerbread Houses with our dear neighbors. On our previous friendly holiday celebration, Kelly-Across-the-Street and I let our young kids smash things with a hammer. At this event, we were as equally irresponsible, we gave them bowls of candy. Bowls of […]

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