Some people had Candied Yams, smothered in marshmallows and butter, as a special dish on holidays.
We had rutabagas.
I have no idea why rutabagas were considered a holiday treat at our house.
At least half the people I know (outside of my family) would run screaming from the table if a steaming bowl of rutabagas were set before them.… Continue reading.....
The BBC apparently believes most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books.
I love books; I love lists; I love reading….
Mine are highlighted…. How many have you read?
I have to admit I'm curious as to the basis for the selection….
But first…. a little something for the last minute Thanksgiving Day planner….
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I’m pleased to report there has been visible progress made in the last week.
A decision was made that, rather than try to insulate the entire ceiling before winter, he would insulate half and put up enough walls to keep the heat in.
For those who don’t remember, this is what it originally looked like up there:… Continue reading.....
The Holidays are almost upon.
Old cooks, new cooks, experienced cooks and wannabe cooks are dusting off the turkey roasters and fish poachers for the ‘big event.’
I remember those days well – back when we would be entertaining large groups of family, friends, co-workers and business associates….
Back when we had a finished house….
I would start planning in … Continue reading.....
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Fox Hunting is no longer legal in Britain.
It is, of course, still perfectly legal to put on the pretty red jackets and go madly galloping across the countryside on horses, blowing horns.
And, of course, it's still perfectly legal to bring your pack of dogs along for the exercise.
It only makes sense, in order … Continue reading.....
I have come to the conclusion that there are two approaches to most things: mine and that of the rest of the world.
Naturally I wonder how so many people can be so wrong.
I'm a marathon kind of person. No I don't run them.
I like to get everything organized then do vast quantities of the same stuff.
When … Continue reading.....
The gifts have all been delivered; the goodies unwrapped; the identity of the Spicy Secret Santa revealed.
It's time to show your stuff! It's time for the Seasoned Eatings Grand Finale Round-Up.
Lindsay, of Country Girl, City Living, and I will be sharing the fun!
But first: Don't you just love it when you trudge to your post box … Continue reading.....
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Works well under pressure!
That's a good thing, right?
I mean, if someone says that about one it should be a compliment, right?
Does it hold true if said person creates the pressure in order to get the work done?
As well as I know me, I would think I would have sorted this out by … Continue reading.....