Thanksgiving 2020

Normally, I write these posts the night before Thanksgiving… after all, Thanksgiving remains my absolute favorite holiday. A time to gather with family (remember…. friends are the family you choose), express gratitude, and eat great food. The gather part this year didn’t happen thanks to the pandemic. Losing the bakery and not seeing family/friends since… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving Message (2013)

For the last 16 years, I’ve enjoyed Thanksgiving at my parent’s house in beautiful South Florida. Surrounded by family, the festive meal places family on the porch of the house, seated around an incredibly long table, with more food than one should eat in a single sitting. For a few of those years, when I… Continue reading Thanksgiving Message (2013)

2012 Thanksgiving Message

Each year, I make a Thanksgiving pilgrimage to my parent’s home in South Florida. Since I can remember, Thanksgiving has been the Holiday for my family — and when I say family, I mean the entire family. Cousins, friends, aunts, everything. My family. I’ve been very lucky in life and have a lot to be… Continue reading 2012 Thanksgiving Message

2011 Thanksgiving Message

I’ve been writing these Thanksgiving messages every year for more than 10 years. I’ve written them when I was thin and in shape, fat and out of shape, married, single, living with Forrest, mourning his loss, and well– a lot of things have changed in the last 10+ years. I’ve written about the history of… Continue reading 2011 Thanksgiving Message

Fresh Turkey.

We know I love me some Thanksgiving. These turkeys surrounded the shop today… making me think it’s time to get ready for the fourth Thursday of November. =) =)

Happy Thanksgiving (2010)

For me, each year revolves around the fourth Thursday in November. Thanksgiving remains my New Year’s Eve, my Christmas, my Hallmark moment. From the four corners of the earth, members of my family gather at my parent’s home in Fort Lauderdale for the festive meal– but it’s more than just a plate full of turkey… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving (2010)

Thanksgiving Message 2009

Every year, on the fourth Thursday in November, families across the United States gather to give thanks. Some years, the “thanks” flow easily. Other years, families struggle to find the a reason for celebration. Like so many before, this year brought us joy, sadness, and everything in-between. Life often gets compared to a roller coaster… Continue reading Thanksgiving Message 2009

Different Month, Different Design

It’s that time of the year again… the time where Fred decides to: Talk about himself in the third person Change the website design Look forward to Thanksgiving Digress Well, we all know that #3 and #4 happen all year long. Man I love some Thanksgiving. (uh oh, looks like I’m talking in the first… Continue reading Different Month, Different Design