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A Happy Hostess

My mom used to get something we called PPS (Pre-Party Syndrome), similar to PMS but only rears its ugly head on the eve of a hosting engagement. I refuse to let this family curse get me and created this recipe for happy hosting. read more

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5 Mistakes to Avoid as a Hostess this Thanksgiving

In my eleven years of being married I've made a lot of blunders as a hostess, the biggest of which happened right before my wedding day. I said no to guests wanting to come at the last moment. That is, I said no to my mother-in-law, who wanted to invite them read more

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Four Recipes for Hosting Friends

In November, our family hosts our friends for a pre-holiday get together. It’s reminiscent of a mini-Thanksgiving meal, with a nice salad to start, a beautiful roast chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce and, of course, dessert. read more

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Homemade Jelly Tarts

A simple recipe that doesn’t require exact measurements is the perfect recipe to have little helpers join in the fun. read more

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What Women (Really) Want

Because this is what we’re hungry for, isn’t it, friends? A love so deep and long and wide and high it fills every crevice of our souls; a kind of love that would die for us, a kind that sings over us, a kind that walks through fire with us? read more