Around the House, That Cat of Ours

Our Thanksgiving Table

We're in full scale planning mode for Thanksgiving over here! Hubberman has purchased the turkey, I'm gathering ingredients for our side dishes, and I'm putting the finishing touches on the Thanksgiving decor around the house. I thought I would share our Thanksgiving "tablescape" (and the little helper I had as I was arranging things.) Hope… Continue reading Our Thanksgiving Table

Recipes, Salads and Dressings

No-Cook Cranberry Relish

Welcome to day three of Thanksgiving Prep Week! This recipe goes back a long way. It was 1994. I was engaged to Hubberman (I guess he was "Fianceman" then,) still living with my folks, planning a wedding, and preparing for life as a married woman. One night, in a particularly frenzied display of neuroticism, I… Continue reading No-Cook Cranberry Relish

Recipes, Sides and Soups

Sweet Potato Casserole

Welcome to day two of Thanksgiving Prep Week! My sister-in-law shared this next recipe with me. I was immediately smitten with the alternating stripes of pecans and marshmallows. Guests can go for a portion that's topped mainly with pecans, one that's more marshmallow-y, or go for a mixture of both! The sweet potatoes underneath those… Continue reading Sweet Potato Casserole

Recipes, Sides and Soups

Three Cheese Corn Casserole

Welcome to Thanksgiving Prep Week! All week long, I'll be posting tried-and-true recipes well-suited for the Thanksgiving table. Some of these recipes are recent finds, while others have had a place of honor in my recipe box since I was a newlywed. I hope in these recipes you'll find just the right addition to your… Continue reading Three Cheese Corn Casserole