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It’s time for the annual winter cold. I get sick once every winter. Not the flu, but somewhere between that and a cold. You will get sick enough to take to your bed for a day or two. When it happens you need to lean in. You need to succumb, stay home and take care […]

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This weekend my house became cookie central. Although I keep saying ‘we made cookies’ the truth is I made them; 260 of them. I’m sorry I didn’t manage to take a picture of my six foot dining room table covered with all of them, and the various tins, containers and boxes we put them into […]

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You may be getting ready to cook the most labor intensive meal of the year, but these easy Thanksgiving tips can save you some effort. I’m not saying buy everything prepared from your local Whole Foods Market or Boston Market. What I’m saying is you can make a few complicated and impressive items, and take […]

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You are wonderful and imperfect, and there’s no better time to stop chasing perfection than Thanksgiving.  Family gatherings can mean a lot of pressure for perfection and I want to remind you that wonderful, imperfect you is much more fun and lovable than anxious, crazed, perfect you. Most pressure we feel is self-imposed, though some […]

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The final four days until is here Thanksgiving!  Are you ready?  I hope this post will help you with your final preparations.  I want to make this the least stressful Thanksgiving you’ve ever had.  It can’t be said enough, the more you can get done ahead of time, the easier your day will be.   Setting […]

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