Monthly Archives: December 2012

Let’s Celebrate

Let’s celebrate the passing of the old year and ring in the new. Whether you are staying home for a quiet evening watching the televised celebrations around the world or you go out on the town with a group of … Continue reading

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I Wish You A Merry Christmas

From our home to yours, I Wish You A Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noël, Buon Natale, Frohe Weihnachten, Feliz Navidad, and God Jul. I hope you and your loved ones have a bright and beautiful holiday whether you spend it where … Continue reading

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The Season To Be Jolly

Tis’ the season to be jolly and to me that means it’s time for my husband and I to have our annual open house Christmas party. Our parties have changed over the years depending on where we have lived. While … Continue reading

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Simpler Times And A Cookie That Tastes Like Christmas

In this fast paced contemporary world of glass and steel, of iPhones and laptop computers, it is sometimes nice to reflect back on simpler times. If you were able to visit my home during this holiday period and step into … Continue reading

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Roasted Pork Tenderloin With Gorgonzola Sauce

There are certain dishes that are special enough for a holiday but easy enough for a weekday meal. If I said I was serving pork tenderloin topped with a gorgonzola sauce served alongside polenta rounds pan fried in brown butter … Continue reading

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Comfort And Joy Of The Holiday Season

It is the time of year to share the comfort and joy of the holiday season with friends. I like to dress up our home, making it sparkle and invite friends to our annual Christmas party. It takes me a … Continue reading

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Chicken Piccata With Spaghetti

Go to any traditional Italian restaurant anywhere in the world and there is one item that can usually be found on the menu…piccata. It is traditionally made with a thin slice of veal that has a light coating of flour … Continue reading

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