Pie Time (Options!)

For several Thanksgivings, I made The Pioneer Woman’s Pecan Pie.  It was good, and everyone throughout the land rejoiced. Or so I thought (the rejoicing).  At least one inhabitant of the land was scheming.  Last year, Scott decided that he could make the pecan pie better, and I am never going to stop anyone from…

Holiday in the Woods

I certainly grew up in a family that liked to eat, but my husband’s family is all about the Thanksgiving feast in a way that my family never was.  There are about 10 side dishes and leftovers for every branch of the family to take home.  It’s kind of amazing. So that’s what I’ve been up…

December Decisions

It recently came to my attention that my family intends to spend Christmas in Colorado, which makes sense.  Two of the five in question live there, and the other three know where to find good snow in December.  Unfortunately, my Colorado plans for the year don’t include December. I was really sad about that at…