Because everything’s better with sausage: Ryan’s Thanksgiving stuffing “recipe”


I hope everyone had as good a Thanksgiving as we had.  It was the least stressful I’ve experienced since moving here.  We celebrated with my Grandma (whose birthday is today) and my uncle.  Unfortunately, my uncle’s boyfriend was sick and couldn’t come, so we were down one, but as far as family gatherings go, it went really well.   Continue reading


I made it to the Saturday before Thanksgiving this year…


Gorgeous pops of orange at my bus stop

…before caving to all the Christmas decorations going up in stores and Christmas sales and panettone populating the grocery stores.  That’s right.  I’m about to put up our tree.  I almost made it to Thanksgiving, which is Ryan’s general “rule” (I’d put our tree up after Halloween if it wasn’t generally considered crazy, plus I’d probably get tired of it by Christmas).   Continue reading