Thanksgiving dinner. Could there be any other meal in United States households that is more anticipated? Perhaps Easter and Christmas are close behind, but for Thanksgiving, gathering around the table with family for some good home cooked food has been widely commercialized for years, tradition for decades, and part of most American’s social fabric. Gathering with our family and friends around a table full of delicacies, casseroles and of course the turkey, is part of what makes the holiday season so special for so many of us these days.

Many of us start to plan our Thanksgiving meals well in advance for 23rd of November.  Decorating for the Christmas season might be last on the list of things to do – except for perhaps putting up the Christmas tree. We’ll start cleaning our vegetables and even perhaps the chitterlings (not me though, I don’t eat that stuff, lol) days before. The smell of warm apple and sweet potato pies, glazed ham and fried chicken is definitely a temptation to be had! So, if you’re family is like mine and is planning the perfect Thanksgiving dinner, what items are your menu must-haves? View Post

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Me at the Base of Eiffel Tower.

 

I’m currently 37 years old, and I have gotten the travel bug.  I have been quite a few places within the United States of America already, but only a handful overseas.  I’ve got a lot to catch up to, many places I want to visit, and not enough money to just get up and go!  I figure that I will be checking these places off my bucket list slowly, one destination at a time… But I definitely will complete it.  Check out my list and tell me what you think! View Post

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