Monthly Archives: December 2012

Best and Worst of Christmas 2012

I hope you all had reason to celebrate Christmas joy and be merry despite life’s challenges. Here are my top 10 things about Christmas this year, not in any order: 1. Some generous people, of my extended family and friends, … Continue reading

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A New Christmas Movie For You

Every year we like to watch the same movies the week before Christmas: It’s a Wonderful Life, The Muppet Christmas Carol, and The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey¬†(yes, it’s not just a picture book, but a movie as well). OK, … Continue reading

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Star of Wonder: the Story Behind the Star

I went for years without letting the wonder of the Christmas Story awaken me to thinking beyond the miraculous parentage of Jesus. I guess all the presents every year overshadowed the simple wonder. But now that I am a boring … Continue reading

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The Christmas Story Told With Food

If you don’t have a tradition yet for celebrating Christmas Eve, may I suggest the following two ideas. Growing up, I always yearned that we had a tradition for what to eat on Christmas Eve. I remember once having clam … Continue reading

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GAPS Holiday Recipes

(Photo credit Mommypotamus) My girlfriend Tara told me about these lovely recipes for a GAPS diet. All of these recipes are GAPS friendly! Pecan sandies, grain-free gingerbread men, holiday spiced nuts, coconut date linzer cookies, and more! This is the … Continue reading

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Free Holiday Issue of Cooking Magazine Using Real Food

When you go to the grocery store to buy those few things you CAN’T get at a natural foods store, your garden, or healthfood buying co-op, do any of you wish you had a woman’s magazine that reflected how you … Continue reading

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A Packet of Easy Christmasy Things to Bond Over with Your Kids

Like all of you I am shocked and saddened by the news from Connecticut. One of the little girls who was killed has Utah roots. Her parents grew up in Ogden and her grandparents live there. I like what Charlotte … Continue reading

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