I don't even like turkey!

'he who bakes bread with indifference bakes a bitter bread that feeds but half man's hunger', Kahlil Gibran. a subheading

I don't even like turkey. I truly don't.

And yet, every year, I cook the blasted bird. I won't tell you why I don't like turkey, because that is irrelevant. What matters to me is that year after year, I end up cooking it.

And don't even mention Brussel sprouts!

Why do I cook stuff I do not like?

Tap tap tap.

The answer is obvious.

Because I don't want to upset anyone.

So, let's be clear. I cook food I hate because I do not want to upset my family. Because it is Chistmas.

So I cook the Tu…

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Merry Christmas?

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Ha... Christmas is looming

With all its joys and traditions. Such excitement awaits!

But is this really what happens?

Nope.

I tell you how it goes.

A lot of people flying all over the place, flights delayed and canceled, frontiers closed at a moment's notice, terrible road traffic, disappointments, etc.

To go and spend time

with people, you have not seen for at least a year or more likely two

with whom you never got on (hence not seeing them for a year or two)

but whom you feel duty-bou…

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Buttered Toasts or else...

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Another day, another set of restrictions, another panic.

Wherever you are in the world, it is panic time again and another opportunity to reach for our old friend food to help us cope with the onslaught.

My heart missed a beat when I heard the latest.

I know that we are told to avoid the News but I am not entirely convinced that it is realistic. 

So I do listen and indeed the timing could not possibly be worse.

FOR GOODNESS SAKE! We are a mere 15 days from Christmas Eve! 

Reaching for butt…

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Traveling for the holidays?

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Prepping for Thanksgiving? Stressed about all the details or the TRAVEL? Tapping can help ease our anxieties during stressful times. It's a free nervous system reset and we can use it any time we need to, to calm ourselves down!

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