Every year, we have the honor of hosting Thanksgiving in our home. There is something special about getting together with your family to feast on delicious homecooked food, watch some football and enjoy everyone’s company. We normally host around 30 plus people, so we never have a traditional seated …Read More »
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Books About Growing Up and Giving Back 10 Empowering Tales for Kids and Teens
Introduce your children to preschool and charitable giving with this month’s selections — Conni L. Strittmatter/Baltimore County Public Library Youth & Family Engagement Manager Board Books “Sad, Sad Bear” by Kimberly Gee Do you have little ones who are sad about going to day care for the first time? …Read More »
Thanksgiving 2020: It’s Time to Celebrate New Family Traditions What can you do to ensure a safe and festive holiday?
Thanksgiving is traditionally the time when we give thanks for the opportunity to slow down and spend quality time with the people we love. We crowd around the dining room table with our extended family, often adding a folding table or two at the ends to seat as many people …Read More »
Easy as Pie
Between Halloween and late December, internet food sites buzz with searches for two of the biggest food days of the year: Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s not all about turkey and sides, however. According to the American Pie Council, approximately $700 million in pies, or about 186 million units, are sold …Read More »
Make this Thanksgiving truly one of gratitude for your family. My children are older and not around for this holiday. Grace will be in California with a lovely family who has adopted her during these college years when she can’t make it home. I can be assured she will have …Read More »
Run for that Turkey Baltimore Area Turkey Trots
Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family and for giving thanks for what we have. It’s also a time to give to others; and for many, that involves a morning of crisp fall air while running for a good cause. Yes, it’s turkey trot season! Whether you are a …Read More »
Respect the Fruitcake?
I always wondered who ate that one slice of fruitcake and what was wrong with them. Having fruitcake around is a tradition of sorts but it is a peculiar one. As a child I recall that my Aunt Ethel would make one of these every holiday. My parents would smile …Read More »
The Habit of Giving
This November is a great time to get your children into the act of giving. With so much death and destruction taking place in the world, it would be nice to stop and help someone else — and teach your children to be empathetic. I think it’s one of the …Read More »