What Are Your Favorite Leftovers?

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In addition to Black Friday, the hottest topic the day after Thanksgiving is Leftovers. You know, the turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, sweet potatoes, corn casserole and pie, pie and more pie! Where do you put them? When will you eat them? Who can you invite over so you don’t eat them all? and How soon can


Traditions & Triggers: Take Back the Power

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  “TRADITION” Can’t you hear Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof belting out that song? All cultures love tradition. We celebrate birth, death and holidays in traditional ways passing them down from generation to generation. This season is particularly steeped in tradition. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanuka, Kwanzaa or no holiday at all you are


It’s Time to Throw Out the Leftovers

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What does your refrigerator look like? For those who cooked Thanksgiving dinner it was probably packed with leftovers that night . Even if you were a guest, most of you went home with a few containers from the hostess. Over the weekend you dragged the containers out for a second meal with all the trimmings and


Joy in the Midst of Sadness

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The holiday season is here. Everywhere you turn there are decorations, beautiful lights, Christmas music, and poinsettias. The scent of pine, cinnamon, and freshly baked cookies fill the air. It’s the one time of year that people greet strangers saying “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas.” It’s a time to feel joyful, and many of us


Make Room for Joy

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The tree is standing naked in the living room; the only remains of a star studded holiday season. If I could sum up the month in one word it would be—special. Not special because the weeks surrounding Christmas are different than any other time of the year. Special in relation to past Christmases. My efforts


A Message of Hope for the Holidays

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The holidays are knocking at our door. Shopping, wrapping, decorating and baking are on my agenda each day. I can’t remember a Christmas that I have been happier. We have our health, our children are each in a good place, moving forward with their lives, and I am more in love with my husband than