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Roasted Turkey

Roasted Turkey with Good Morning America…

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November 24, 2010 Posted by | Good Morning America, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Almost Turkey Day – Gobble! Gobble!

It’s Almost Turkey Day – Gobble! Gobble!

Need help with Thanksgiving Day recipes, wines that go well with turkey, dessert ideas, and table scapes?

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                  minimalistphotography101.com – Flickr.com

November 22, 2010 Posted by | Recipes, Thanksgiving, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving with Williams-Sonoma

Thanksgiving with Williams-Sonoma….

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November 19, 2010 Posted by | Recipes, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment

A Simple Thanksgiving Menu

A Simple Thanksgiving Menu with Sandra Lee on Good Morning America

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                                                 JP Puerta – Flickr.com

November 18, 2010 Posted by | Recipes, Thanksgiving, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving Day Pie

Thanksgiving Day Pie – I love pie on Thanksgiving Day – or any day.  My favorite is Pumpkin and 2nd would be Apple – and eating them warm is just Mmm Mmm Good!

Here are loads of pie recipes from

and from my favorite chefs…

and a very awesome Pioneer Woman

and we can not forget Martha Stewart…

 Let’s not forget….

Happy Thanksgiving!

                                                           Cameron Nordholm – Flickr.com

November 16, 2010 Posted by | Baking, Martha Stewart, Pillsbury, Recipes, Thanksgiving, The Food Network, The Pioneer Woman | , , , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving is 2 Weeks Away!

Thanksgiving is 2 weeks away… time to start getting ready!

From KitchenDaily.com “The the countdown begin…”   ~~~ CLICK  ~~~

                                                       Pink Sherbet Photography – Flickr.com  

 

November 13, 2010 Posted by | Recipes, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving Place Cards

Thanksgiving Place Cards from HomeMadeSimple.com – a great and easy way to create a Thanksgiving place setting.

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                                                                 Luigi Crespo – Flickr.com

November 12, 2010 Posted by | Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving Inspiration

Thanksgiving inspiration with help from allrecipes.com

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                                                                    *clairity* – Flickr.com

November 11, 2010 Posted by | Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

Getting Ready for Thanksgiving Day

I’ve been getting ready for Thanksgiving Day.  There are so many resources on-line, like HomeMadeSimple.com

Here is a great Guest Prep Checklist           ~~~~~  CLICK  ~~~~~

                                                                      Philms – Flickr.com

November 9, 2010 Posted by | Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

Pie Countdown

It’s Pie Countdown time with allrecipes.com

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So many to choose from – my absolute favorite pie during this time of the year is pumpkin pie!

                                                                      rick – Flickr.com

 

November 8, 2010 Posted by | Baking, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas

Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas from HGTV…

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                                                              John- Morgan – Flickr.com

November 5, 2010 Posted by | Decorate, HGTV, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

I’m Getting Ready For Thanksgiving!

I’m getting ready for Thanksgiving!  Halloween has come and gone – and so has almost all the candy!  So, it’s time for me to start preparing my Thanksgiving menu…  FoodNetwork.com is a great place for all recipes to enjoy with family and friends.

Here are some cooking recipes from Ina – Barefoot Contessa….

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                                                                  CarbonNYC – Flickr.com

November 3, 2010 Posted by | Recipes, Thanksgiving, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 129

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 129:

Today is Saturday and once again I have lots to do!  Still catching up with work and cleaning up after Thanksgiving Day and the day after party.  Today will be a quiet Italian dinner.

My brother-n-law, Frank, just purchased a new camera.  He took a few photos – here are 4 of my 5 kids on Thanksgiving Day – boy, I am always thinking of food!

                                       Amanda – Sara – Jonathan & Melissa

December 1, 2009 Posted by | My Life as a Realtor, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 128

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 128:

Thanksgiving has once again – come and gone – and so have the 2 turkey’s I made!

Today was lots of catching up both with work and things at home.  Also, I have started my Christmas shopping – Yahoo!  I ordered a few things from QVC – I LOVE THEM!!!  Really!  They have competitive prices – easy pay (which on many of their items, they will split your payments into 2 – 3 – 4 easy payments) and I really like how they demonstrate each item.

Joe has also started to put up some of the Christmas lights indoors while I put away some of our Thanksgiving/Fall decor.

Surprisingly, the kids are busy with the fish tank.  Yesterday, David and Jonathan changed some of the water in our tank and some of our fish died – so today, David went to PetCo and is really getting into caring for the tank – thank goodness!! It’s one less thing for me to have to worry about.

December 1, 2009 Posted by | My Life as a Realtor, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 127

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 127:

Oh boy – the day after Thanksgiving – I am stuffed… and everyone is coming back since I made 2 turkey’s and we only ate one!

So, a little cleaning and a little more cooking – to have a few fresh dishes – and a quick stop over in Patterson, NY to a clients home.  D invited me over for a drink and to view the lovely things she’s done to the home in just a few months time.  Unfortunately, because my guests were arriving, I had to leave early – but first I enjoyed her homemade chicken soup (I had that instead of a drink!)

Our guests arrived and we enjoyed another wonderful evening… Remi too!

November 30, 2009 Posted by | My Life as a Realtor, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 126

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 126:

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

My side of the family and my husbands enjoyed this wonderful day with lots of food and drinks – a great day to give Thanks for all that we have.

November 29, 2009 Posted by | My Life as a Realtor, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips

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Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips with Good Morning America…

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                                                       Muffet – Flickr.com

November 25, 2009 Posted by | Good Morning America, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving with Food Network

Still need some ideas for your Thanksgiving Holiday?  Maybe your cooking – or going to a family or friends home and need a dish or two to take – or – you’ll be making some of these tasty dishes on another occasion!

                                                          psd – Flickr.com

www.FoodNetwork.com has a bazillion recipes to choose from – CLICK  HERE – for Thanksgiving 2009

                                                          rick – Flickr.com

November 24, 2009 Posted by | Baking, Thanksgiving, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Deviled Eggs

For Thanksgiving Day, one of my appetizers will be the traditional – Deviled Eggs – simple, inexpensive and easy to make! 

~ CLICK ~ here to view Food Network recipe

                                                             starmist1 – Flickr.com

November 24, 2009 Posted by | My Life as a Realtor, Recipes, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 121

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 121:

It’s Saturday – after making a few phone calls – following up with Feedback from agents that have shown some of my listings – comunicated with clients – accomplished some work on-line and finished a few chores – I set out to Stop n Shop for some grocery shopping – keeping my eye out for any specials for my Thanksgiving dinner

Then a quick stop at Staples to purchase some ink for my printer and back home to drop off the groceries.  As I started dinner, I realized I forgot a few things!  So, I left David tending to my half started dinner while I went to Shaws – which is just a few minutes away.  I decided while I was there to also rent a few movies from Redbox and purchase a few more pellets.  I must have said this a hundred times – I LOVE MY PELLET STOVE!  Do you wanna know why?  Because it’s close to the end of Novemeber and I haven’t turned on my furnace!!

November 24, 2009 Posted by | My Life as a Realtor, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 120

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 120:

It’s Friday – and I have to go buy my Turkeys – notice Turkey is plural – I will be roasting 2 medium-sized Turkeys – carving one and leaving the other as my table decor  – at least until it’s needed.

Stop n Shop in Danbury has Butterball Turkeys – frozen for .89 cents per pound – and fresh for $1.39 per pound – that is where I will be purchasing them.

In the middle of work, I was talking to my youngest daughter, Sara.  How I got into “It’s Raining Men” by the Weather Girls started – I have no idea.  Sara didn’t recognize the song, especially since I was trying to sing it and being that she is only 16 and this song and video was from 1984 – 25 years ago – so to You Tube we went and boy did we have fun watching this music video!

Then it was back to workdinner and time to get ready for Bunco with the Bunco Babes!  Right after eating and getting ready to leave for our monthly game, our power went out – my entire block had a black out!  Only 3 kids were home and Hubby-Hub was working through the night.  So, we lit some candles, listened to some music and told some ghost stories!  Then I left for Bunco – my sister picked me up and we enjoyed our evening.

November 22, 2009 Posted by | Music, My Life as a Realtor, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flickr Foto Fun Friday – Thanksgiving Day

For this Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post – I have chosen some fantastic photographs of Thanksgiving Day!

                                      Fall colors all around…  *Micky – Flickr.com

                   Veggie & Cheese Platter awaiting guests…  Plutor – Flickr.com

                             Lots of Cooking and Baking…  Jessicafm – Flickr.com

                           A Glass of Wine or 2…  Robert S. Donovan – Flickr.com

                   Table is all set and ready to give Thanks…  basykes – Flickr.com

                              Thanksgiving Feast!…  xybermatthew  – Flickr.com

                      Pumpkin & Pecan Pie…  Cameron Nordholm – Flickr.com

November 20, 2009 Posted by | Fall, Flickr Foto Fun Friday Post, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nestle Banana Mini-Chip Cake

Our Thanksgiving baking has begun.  Amanda baked 2 Banana Chocolate Chip Cakes. 

We found a recipe on www.VeryBestBaking.com with loads of Nestle Chocolate Chip recipes. 

This recipe is for Nestle Banana Mini Chip Muffins – CLICK – although, we’re making 2 cakes – one for today and we’ll freeze the 2nd for Thanksgiving Day.

November 19, 2009 Posted by | Baking, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Thanksgiving Recipes with Campbell’s Kitchen

Thanksgiving Recipes with Campbell’s Kitchen…

Here are some great recipes from www.CampbellsKitchen.com

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Thanksgiving Turkey - xybermatthew                                                                xybermatthew – Flickr.com

November 18, 2009 Posted by | Recipes, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Let’s Talk Turkey!

OK – Let’s Talk Turkey!

Wild Turkey - Alan.V                                                                      Alan.V – Flickr.com

Before you know it, Thanksgiving Day will be here – guests will be arriving and the more you have planned and organized, the more YOU and your family and friends will be able to enjoy the day.

From FoodNetwork

Turkey - Robert S. Donovan                                                            Robert S. Donovan – Flickr.com

November 16, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Mashed Potatoes for Thanksgiving

From www.FoodNetwork.com50 recipes for Mashed Potatoes!

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Mashed Potatoes - ukanda                                                                   ukanda – Flickr.com

November 16, 2009 Posted by | Recipes, Thanksgiving, The Food Network | , , , , | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas from HGTV

         Welcome your guests on Thanksgiving Day with these stylish ideas from www.HGTV.com

Thanksgiving Decor - StarMama                                                               StarMama – Flickr.com

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Turkey Votives - Joe Shlabotnik                                                                Joe Shlabotnik – Flickr.com

November 15, 2009 Posted by | HGTV, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment

A Barefoot Contessa Thanksgiving

                                                           A Barefoot Contessa Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Turkey - tuchodi                                                                   tuchodi – Flickr.com

                Food Network and Ina Garten share some wonderful Thanksgiving Recipes and Memories!

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Thanksgiving Spread - CarbonNYC                                                                 CarbonNYC – Flickr.com

November 14, 2009 Posted by | Recipes, Thanksgiving, The Food Network, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 110

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 110:

Not a very busy day today – mostly catching up with e-mails and paper work since I was out all day yesterday.  Still working on trying to get my clients closing to happen for this week – and getting all ready for an inspection tomorrow.

The weather is quickly changing – it’s cooler and windy – Fall is in the air with Winter on its heels – Oh, how I hate the cold.  Although, it is nice living in the Northeast and being able to go through all 4 seasons.  My least favorite being winter!  Once the holidays are over – and the crisp, clean snow is just dirt and sand mush – and… we’ve hit over $2,000 in oil expense to heat our home – I’m DONE with Winter and long for Spring!  Sorry – I’m just venting.

Well, again – Fall is here and Thanksgiving Day will be arriving soon.  I’ve started planning my menu and I’d like to bake an Apple Cake.  I think I may experiment with a few apples I have here…

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November 13, 2009 Posted by | My Life as a Realtor, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Talking Turkey from Healthy Eats

Talking Turkey from Healthy Eats…

Turkey - ukanda                                                                  ukanda – Flickr.com

~CLICK ~ to view tips like – Fresh vs. Frozen – Defrosting a Frozen Bird – How Big? – Cooking Time – and Important Tools.

Thanksgiving Day was a holiday that was celebrated at either my parents or my in-laws home.  In the past few years, my husband and I have taken on this holiday.  We invite both sides of our families and friends – and I am thankful for all the on-line help from useful sites like www.HealthyEats.com !

Thanksgiving Turkey - tuchodi                                                                   tuchodi – Flickr.com

November 12, 2009 Posted by | Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment