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Here we come a-wassailing out in the snow so white   Here we come a-wassailing late into the night Love and cookies come to you, to you and your grandma too And God bless you and send you a happy … Continue reading

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Gooooo Georgia Bulldogs!

In case you’re unaware (e.g. you live north of the Mason-Dixon line), tomorrow is the SEC Championship game. That’s Southeastern Conference, not the Securities and Exchange Commission. Anyway, Georgia is playing Alabama… which means we will be putting on our … Continue reading

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Happy Shark Week!

It’s Shark Week! You could celebrate with a new shower cap or bathing suit… Oven mitt or bottle opener…   Or bake up some blue Hawaii shark cupcakes… But whatever you do, make sure you keep an eye out for … Continue reading

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Vegan vanilla chai latte

My big sister from my sorority was really big on studying at coffee shops and diners. One of our main sisterly activities was going to Waffle House to spend a few hours studying art history (her) and Russian grammar (me). … Continue reading

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Cranberry upside-down cake

Whether you pronounce it pee-can or puh-kahn, I love pecan pie. So much so that when I was in Afghanistan (as a reporter) and the rocket attack siren went off in the middle of dinner, I took my slice of … Continue reading

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Georgia sorority girl cocktail

As you may know, the Georgia-Florida game (along with tailgating and pre/post parties at The Landing) is known as the world’s largest outdoor cocktail party. But even if you’re not attending the annual debauchfest, you can still raise a glass … Continue reading

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Natty Boh beer cupcakes

If you’re not from the mid-Atlantic, you may not be familiar with National Bohemian beer — or Natty Boh. Natty Boh has a long history in Baltimore, and while it’s not brewed in the Charm City anymore, many people consider … Continue reading

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Peach bellinis

I don’t drink much wine. I like red wine, but after you’ve had red wine come out your nose (at a restaurant, no less), you tend to avoid it. And I don’t really care for most white wines. But I … Continue reading

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Rock me like a hurricane

Everything was going swimmingly on Saturday. It was windy and rainy and stormy outside, but Toby managed to get my car in the garage (since my Jeep’s hood was smashed by a falling sheet of ice after the blizzard in … Continue reading

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How to make sweet tea

I’m not Southern. My dad is from Texas and my mom’s from West Virginia, but I was born in Northern California and grew up in Arizona — which is technically in the southern half of the U.S. but is not … Continue reading

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