Putting Up Gratitude Soup

November 23, 2012

Happy day after Thanksgiving! This day has come to be known as Black Friday, when people take advantage of their time off from work by getting ahead on their holiday shopping. I guess that makes sense. But I’m still basking in the glow of a day that was so extraordinary in its ordinary beauty, because […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2012

My gratitude list today: My family * amazing friends * all the love and support we received during the flood * we didn’t lose too much * generators, gas cans, & extension cords * great neighbors, all pitching in and helping each other * getting the power back! * yoga * my fabulous teachers and friends at […]

No Kid Hungry: Your $ matched now!

December 7, 2011

Ah, the holidays: We’ve just finished one big meal, and we’re already planning the next. Between those two is a day where people storm shops to buy stuff, extending pepper spray instead of good will to all men. ‘Tis the season to be jolly! And, for a staggering 16 million children, hungry. In Cherries in […]

Cookie Month Recipe #9: Pumpkin Spice Cookies

December 21, 2009

Pumpkin is like a great friend who lives in another state. You only get to see it twice a year: wearing a funny face on Halloween, and on Thanksgiving, when it stops by as dessert. But I’d like pumpkin to stop by more often, or at least stick around through the holidays. Our first recipe […]