Wednesday, November 19, 2008

How to Get Your Holiday Cards Done Quickly and Easily

It’s the season of celebration preparation. And, it’s also the time of year when everyone you’ve ever known expects to hear from you. Or at least it feels that way. If your idea of sending holiday cards involves a ritual featuring a cozy fire, hot cocoa, and Bing Crosby, this article isn’t for you. (However, if you’re a ritual wannabe, see Step 11). On the other hand, if you know you should get to those cards but it seems like one big pain in the mistletoe, read on for tips to help you get out of your own way.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

How to Make Thanksgiving Cranberry Pear Sauce

My Great Grandmother used to make this variation on traditional cranberry sauce. Although she died long before I was born and left no recipe, she must've been whispering in my ear because my mom said it tasted just like she remembered! This easy sauce can be made up to 3 days before your feast. For the recipe, see my article on eHow: