Tag Archives: holidays

The Year of Two Thanksgivings

With all the concerns about Christmas — or at least Christmas shopping — intruding on Thanksgiving, maybe it’s time to keep Thanksgiving in its traditional pre-1939 place.  More
The Homecoming by Norman Rockwell

The Homecoming

To create authenticity for the painting Christmas Homecoming, Norman Rockwell used family members, colleagues, and good friends as models.  More
3-2-1 Pie Dough

3-2-1 Pie Dough

The easiest pie dough recipe you’ll find. It works for pies both sweet and savory—and it’s as easy to remember as it is to produce. Whether you’re making pie for 1 or 100, this is all you’ll need.  More

Black Friday

Holiday shopping becomes serious business in this new fiction from Jonathan Danielson. For Beatrice and her three children, Black Friday isn’t just about great deals–it’s about survival, and Beatrice is willing to do just about anything to provide for her family.  More

Cash Gift Ideas

If you detest giving cash gifts–or feel tacky asking for them–try these alternative gift registries that will maximize everyone’s happiness.  More
Mae's Street

Mae’s Street

Looking out on Christmas Eve, Mae felt like she owned the street, along with her neighbors, whom she loved—each and every one.  More
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