Grandma’s Pumpkin Pie

Growing up, my grandma’s pumpkin pie was legendary, at least in my mind.

She would bring it or a pecan pie to almost every social gathering for the fall and winter.  And people always seemed to rave over the pie and tell her how wonderful it was.  In the warmer months, she made apple or chocolate pies.

Honestly, I couldn’t tell you if it was good or not.  I’m not a pumpkin pie eater.

But I do know her secret recipes. [Read more…]

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You did WHAT with the turkey?

It’s time for another turkey story.

(I promise I’m not doing turkey stories every day for the rest of the month.  I have some pumpkin stories too. You can find all my Thanksgiving inspired stories on one convenient page I cleverly titled THANKSGIVING.)

I’d like you to climb in the time machine with me and travel back in time to November 2001.

It’s my first time to hostess Thanksgiving dinner ever.  And my mother-in-law is coming for dinner.  In 24 hours. [Read more…]

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It’s Turkey Season Around Here

I’m declaring it open season for hunting turkeys.

No, that’s not a commentary on the election results.

I’m just ready to share some Thanksgiving fun, and I figure there are a lot of people that could stand a reason to laugh today.Best line of the story?

Don’t hit your brother with a turkey.

Before you call protective services, maybe you better hear the REST of the story.

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Don’t Let the Turkey Get You Down (part 2)

In part one of my turkey story, I shared how my smoked turkey beat out my husband’s deep fried turkey.

I may have won the turkey bet, but it left me with 50 gallons of crisco caked in cat litter.

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The Super Secret Pumpkin Pie Recipe

This is the story of my grandmother’s super secret pumpkin pie recipe.

Growing up, our small southern church had a pot luck dinner EVERY Wednesday night (or so it seemed) in addition to the Sunday afternoon ones. Lots of times, my grandmother would bring her pumpkin pie.

My grandmother’s pumpkin pie was famous. [Read more…]

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