Avocado Courage

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My most recent post for Multiply Goodness went up last week while I was out of town.  So if you missed it, here is the link.  I wrote about one of my favorite things on the planet—avocados, and how we are like avocados.  Have I peaked your curiosity?  I hope so!  Hop on over and [...]

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Gluten-Free Apple Pie—Pie Therapy for the New Year

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Happy 2015 everyone!  I must say that I’m happy to greet the New Year and shoo out the old.  The end of 2014 about did me in.  The Sunday before Christmas the flu hit me like a wrecking ball, and I’ve been in bed ever since.  Have you heard about the mutating influenza strains?  Yeah, [...]

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Holiday Thermapen Giveaway!

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I am just starting my holiday shopping, so please don’t tell me if you’re already done with yours!  We’ve had so much going on in our family, that I feel like I’ve been running at a full sprint just to keep up.  So I’ve spent this week brainstorming what to give to who.  If any [...]

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Drop Treats On Someone’s Porch — 24 Days of Giving

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Just in case you missed it, this month I’ve been working on a fun project from Multiply Goodness called 24 Days of Giving.  From December 1st through the 24th, there is an invitation posted to complete a specific act of giving.  My family has loved the experience so far, and the first thing that Squirrel [...]

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Leftover Turkey Ramen

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*I hope you’ll join me in participating in 24 Days of Giving—one simple way each day, from December 1st through the 24th, to do an act of service for someone else. You can get all the details you need here. ——————————————————————————– I hope you had the most amazing Thanksgiving!  I know we did!  Now that [...]

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Turkey Bone Broth — Don’t throw away those bones after dinner tomorrow!

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Tomorrow, after you’ve eaten your Thanksgiving feast, the leftovers have been put away, and you’re cleaning everything up, DO NOT throw away those turkey bones!! If you do, you will be missing out on a turkey that can keep on giving. Instead, pull out your slow cooker, and throw the turkey carcass into it, along [...]

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Last-Minute Thanksgiving Planning

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Do you have your Thanksgiving menu planned yet?  Or are you mostly ready, but have a few things left to figure out?  Or maybe you’re one of those people who had it all planned out a month ago, down to what table linens you’re going to use, what foods will go into what dishes, and [...]

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Mashed Cauliflower

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I’ve been in a huge mashed potato mood lately.  Seriously people, I have a problem!  I could easily eat them every day.  Instead of loading up on mashed potatoes, I’ve been trying to keep things lighter, so have been making a big pot of mashed cauliflower at least once a week.  I’ve eaten so much [...]

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Turkey Gravy

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If you’ve got turkey, you’ve gotta have gravy.  Am I right?  I’d also like to say that if you’ve made a turkey, then you’d be crazy not to use the drippings to make that gravy.  If you make my Lemon Fennel Roast Turkey, set aside those drippings, and then use them to make that gravy…oh [...]

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Lemon and Fennel Roast Turkey

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Let’s talk turkey—pièce de résistance of most Thanksgiving tables and also the one food item that has many a horror story attached to it.  Do you have one?  I LOVE Thanksgiving turkey, but the first time I actually had to cook one, I’ll admit that I was terrified.  I think I spent the week of [...]

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