Thanksgiving




Since it’s almost Thanksgiving, I thought I would do some research on the origins of some of my favorite holiday pie!  What I found out is very interesting.  Like most things in life, pies seem to have a sordid tale to tell and many are not without some level of […]

Pie, Pie, Me, Oh My





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Ah its pumpkin pie time again! I love all pie but the pumpkin pie truley is the epitome of a delightful Thanksgiving meal  in my opinion. How much do you really know about ye ole pun’kin pies of old? Pumpkins are related to squashes, cucumbers, and cantaloupes. References to pumpkins […]

Gourd you make a great pie.



Virginians claim that they actually held the first Thanksgiving festivities a full two years before the pilgrims of Massachusetts.  Captain John Woodlief led a little ship called the Margaret, carrying 38 English settlers from the Berkeley parish in England, to a grassy slope along the James River they then dubbed the Berkeley Plantation in […]

a little ship called the Margaret



You sure wore some funny clothes back then. In keeping with my new penchant for blogging about the holidays, which I think I really overdid at Halloween, I am going to post some info about Thanksgiving.  I don’t want to post the usual info though.  I already have a couple posts about […]

You Sure Wore Some Funny Clothes back then, Pilgrim



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The holiday season is always a double edged sword for myself. I am sure I am not alone in what I am about to discuss, but at this time of year I sure feel like I am. No, this is not about my belief system, even though this time of […]

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