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Cultural Appropriation at Thanksgiving: My Daughter and Chris Hemsworth

  A few weeks ago, my secret boyfriend, Chris Hemsworth, shared an Instagram photo saying he stands with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who are fighting against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL). Now there’s plenty to talk about in terms of the DAPL, and it’s well worth educating yourself on this issue, but what caught […]

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(Far From) Home for the Holidays

This year will be the tenth time I have celebrated the holidays in Vermont after moving away from my hometown in Ohio. I moved here one week after I graduated from the Ohio State University and two days after I got married. It was a lot of changes to get used to, all at once, […]

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Celebrating the holidays with Healthy Living!

{Disclaimer: We have partnered together with our sponsors, Healthy Living Market and Cafe, to bring you this information about their holiday ordering options!} The holidays are fast approaching and that means delicious meals and spending time with family and friends. Are you looking for the perfect local turkey to complete your meal? Or maybe cooking just […]

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Are You An Adventurous Cook?

  Fall, for many reasons, is my favorite season of the year. Not only is it a time for family, food, and festivities, but a time of reflection, thoughtfulness, and gratitude as we look toward the New Year and celebrate light in the season of encroaching darkness. With darkness, cooling temperatures, and hibernating tendencies, food […]

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Healthy Living and the Holidays

The holidays are fast approaching and that means delicious meals and spending time with family and friends. Are you looking for the perfect local turkey to complete your meal? Or maybe cooking just isn’t your thing and your are looking for some delicious, prepared foods? Or you are super busy and finding yourself with little time […]

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Giving Thanks

In the mornings when the baby is still snoozing next to me, warm creature snuggled into the c shape of my body, I like to gaze out the window above me to the forest. The trees, still wrapped in the early blanket of gauze sway slowly, arms reaching upward, the last few leaves still clinging […]

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Thanksgivukah?!?

The holiday buzz this year is around the convergence of two holidays – Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. This won’t take place again for another 79,000 years! On Thursday November 28, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah overlap for the first time since 1888.  Dana Gitell decided to capitalize on this by making up Thanksgivukah with a registered domain, Twitter […]

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Why Give Thanks?

It’s that month again-that getting serious about socks month where there is really no turning back to bare toes and questions of scarves.  The showy tomatoes are gone now, replaced by the somber potato that has patiently humored free spirits everywhere by enduring underground, by God, unwilling to let humanity perish from lack of tillable […]

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