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Sunday Funday #8

Sunday Funday #8

In this Sunday Funday Series, I share little tidbits and finds from my week that brought a smile to my face, in the hope that they’ll do the same to you!       1. Gobble, Gobble! Last weekend, an old…

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The Blue Muse
Thirdsgiving and other things

Nov 30, 2013
Thirdsgiving and other things

Something I learned today: Zumba is incredibly difficult when you have gravy coursing through your veins. Like me, this week.We just finished "Thirdsgiving"--our third Thanksgiving meal in four days. It's the price of being well loved I guess.Despite t...

The Blue Muse
One month to finish all the things

Nov 30, 2013
One month to finish all the things

Well, crap.It just occurred to me that putting up Christmas decor = almost December = end of the year = I ONLY HAVE ONE MONTH LEFT TO FINISH ALL THE 2013 GOALS!The all-caps should indicate to you, dear reader, that I am nowhere close to finishing said ...

The Blue Muse
Flying turkeys!

Nov 28, 2013
Flying turkeys!

I know I've been home alone too long when I start to talk to the dog. It's one of the perils of telecommuting--forgetting social conventions, acting like that white fluff ball actually understands English.But yesterday, it was turkeys.Backyard turkeys....

Foods for the Soul
16 Best Last-Minute Thanksgiving Dishes

Nov 26, 2013
16 Best Last-Minute Thanksgiving Dishes

My family fell behind on a lot of our holidays this year. We scheduled our Mother’s and Father’s Day Brunches a week late, and my dad finally blew out the candles on his favorite cheesecake two weeks after we sang “Happy…

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Undercover Caterer
Nana Recipe Monday — Turkey Roasted in Foil

Nov 25, 2013

Vintage turkey!  Other than using a better roasting pan, we make the same one. Same dressing (not stuffing), same of almost everything. I suppose it comes down to the old ‘if it ain’t broke scenario’.  Of course, I like turkey, but I like it more the next day laying between two slices of white...

Foods for the Soul
Cranberry Apple Crumble

Nov 24, 2013
Cranberry Apple Crumble

Juicy apples and tart cranberries with a thick cinnamon sugar oat topping. A healthy, low-fat and easy dessert!     While home for the holidays my freshman year of college, I announced to my dad, “I want to go to…

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The Blue Muse
Giving thanks where it’s due

Nov 23, 2013
Giving thanks where it’s due

On a recent flight from Denver to DC, a passenger brought in a bunch ofdark chocolate for the flight attendants. The small thank you seemed tomake their day. I must remember to be that passenger one of these days!I startled the flight attendant. After ...

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Foods for the Soul
Pumpkin Brûlées

Nov 19, 2013
Pumpkin Brûlées

Smooth creamy pumpkin custard topped with crisp melted sugar. An easy yet impressive low-calorie dessert!     On the first day of my frappuccino phase last month, I walked to Starbucks in Safeway down the street from my house. As the…

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The Blue Muse
Humbugs and elves can coexist, I swear

Nov 17, 2013
Humbugs and elves can coexist, I swear

I keep "Sleigh Ride" on my ipod all year long. I relish the arrival of red cups at Starbucks. If it were up to me, our 9-foot perennially perfect faux pine would already be blinged out. I mail cards. I write about Christmas cookies, decor, gratitude, t...

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