Category: Christmas

My Dad’s Recipe: Norman’s Thanksgiving Cranberry Chutney

So here it is. It is almost Thanksgiving, and time to make my father’s cranberry chutney.  Chutney can be made out of almost anything, peaches, apples, apricots and usually vinegar to give it a sweet and sour taste.  This recipe…

What to Do When It Really Snows!

Editor’s Note: More snow that we could hope for has arrived!  You never know what you will get till you get it, and we got it!  If you need to shovel, drink water, take breaks and be careful!  Here is…

True Story: The Bell Ringer

The Salvation Army apron looked like a lobster bib on my full figured frame! But I was unsullied, as I began my shift outside the local hardware store.  Each year I looked forward to ringing the bell for their Red Kettle program,…