Category Archives: holidays

Thanksgiving 2012

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, in large part because it doesn’t involve gifts. I also love gathering with groups of good people around a tasty meal and a bottle of wine any time of the year. This year … Continue reading

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Catching up…..

So I turned 29 a few weeks ago, which means I’m now thisclose to 30 and that has prompted something of a miniature nervous breakdown. Nah, that’s the wrong word. Rather, it’s just caused a whole wealth of self-reflection as … Continue reading

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Post-holiday briefing: Left coast Christmas

I feel like I still haven’t totally recovered from the holidays, or more accurately, the holidaze. I was so busy with work up until the 24th that I pretty much failed this Christmas season. My decorated rosemary “tree” dried out … Continue reading

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a very gluten-free Thanksgiving

Back in New York, my grandmother on my mom’s side has hosted Thanksgiving for the past several years. She’s always made sure to be careful about cross-contamination and she typically tries to make me at least a few gluten-free items. … Continue reading

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