Category Archives: Holidays

Shop Local gift guide, part two

…better late than never. For all you eleventh-hour holiday shoppers (sheepishly raises hand) here’s part two of my annual shop local gift guide, featuring makers and artists all based just an hour down the road in Lincoln. (Find part one, … Continue reading

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Shop Local gift guide, part one

It’s that time again. Its the time of year when I scroll through more than 20,000 locally made items on Etsy and choose my favorites to share with you. These posts are always some of my favorites to put together, … Continue reading

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The Real Pumpkin Pie

My second Thanksgiving story of the season tackles the age-old question: Is making a pie with a real pumpkin the same as making one with canned? Find out. If you read the story (and saw the above photos) you now … Continue reading

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Setting the Thanksgiving table

Aside from cooking my first Thanksgiving turkey, which is thawing in the fridge as we speak, I’m probably most excited about setting my Thanksgiving table. I turned to pinterest for some inspiration — to be honest, I’ll probably hit a … Continue reading

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Turkey: your suggestions

This year I will be cooking my first ever Thanksgiving turkey. I’ve decided to buy the bird lcoally, from Randy Wattermann, who raises free range birds on his farm in West Point, Neb. I wrote a whole story about Randy … Continue reading

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All Hallow’s Eve in the kitchen

A few ideas before the day ends. Honestly Yum has been owning the spooky cocktail category. I mean, just look at the two above. Find the recipes for the Blackbeard and Halloween pumpkin punch over on their blog, one of … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Saw this sign downtown at the Happy Bar and just loved the heck out of it so I took a photo and saved it for today. Thanks for reading, commenting and following my blog in 2012. Cheers!

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Omavore Gift Guide: Shop Local

Putting together the local gift guide has always been one of my favorite annual traditions. Who doesn’t like to give something made by or sold by someone in our town? Also, because most of the makers I featured last year … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Perrier cocktails for the holidays

I’ve teamed with Perrier, who debuted its new slim can this fall, for a new holiday-centric giveaway. I love sparkling water and I drink it almost daily, especially after I gave up soda earlier this year. I sampled the slim … Continue reading

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