Make the most of your Thanksgiving spent alone

Make the most of your Thanksgiving spent alone

Make the most of your Thanksgiving spent alone

Never ever skip Thanksgiving. Always give thanks no matter what your circumstance may be. Oprah Winfrey said it best… “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” If you are spending Thanksgiving alone, celebrate life. That in itself is one of the best things you could ever have. As you all know, I live with chronic pain following failed back surgery. For this reason, I don’t always make it to Thanksgiving dinner with the family. The first year that I spent Thanksgiving alone,

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Turkey Pot Pie Recipe & KitchenAid

Turkey Pot Pie Recipe & KitchenAid

I always end up with a lot of leftovers around the holiday, and over the years I’ve created my fair share of leftover recipes including turkey leftovers, that I can’t bear to throw away. I always cook turkeys and turkey breasts several times prior to Thanksgiving because I get so excited, I can’t wait. I should fix Thanksgiving twice a week once a month, 12 months a year. I’ve already made one turkey breast this week and I used my KitchenAid® 4.0Qt Cast Iron Cookware to bake it in. I use it for everything as I’m sure you’ve seen and

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Thanksgiving Breakfast Ideas

Thanksgiving Breakfast Ideas

I can’t think of any morning of the year that I am more hungry than Thanksgiving day. With all of the delicious aromas going on, cereal is out of the question. My family would disown me if I plopped down a box of cereal on Thanksgiving. I have several favorite Thanksgiving meals that I prepare from simple and quick to make ahead dishes. Today I’d like to share a couple of my recipes with you and I hope that if you try them, you’ll let me know how your family responded. They have enough ingredients to satisfy any palette and

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Family Traditions Help End Child Hunger

Family Traditions Help End Child Hunger

Thanksgiving is coming up and I’ve been working on my menu including our appetizers. We have family far and wide who will be home for the holidays and I love to plan and host events. Hickory Farms has always been a part of our holiday traditions and they always will be. I don’t remember the first time I bit into my first taste of Hickory Farms (that tells you how long ago it was) but from the time I was a small child, I can remember having Hickory Farms goodies for Thanksgiving and even Christmas. It was a special day

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Thanksgiving Etiquette Table Setting Guide

Thanksgiving Etiquette Table Setting Guide

Thanksgiving is coming up and we’ve all been thinking about what we will prepare to eat and maybe even what we plan to wear. You might already be cleaning out your closets and drawers in case your least favorite aunt, aunt noseypants, decides to go snooping. You are probably deciding on what type of music to play in the background and are putting away your scented candles. Believe me, your meal will smell far better than any scented candle would. I bet you already have a visual idea of what type and colors of flowers you’ll set out and who

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