Tag Archives: Holidays

Heartlander of the Week: Dreamland

To Martin Luther King, Jr.  The Dream Lives.

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Happy New Year

New Year’s is a time for New Beginnings. New times, new places, new people, new efforts and new challenges. Time passes from day to day and it can be easy to get lost in the rolling current of day to … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Cinnamon Stars

During the Holidays, especially Christmas with its cookie food culture, gluten-free can be especially challenging. Of course, there are many traditional cookie recipes that use non-wheat flours. One of them is Cinnamon Stars, a German treat using egg white and … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Merry F-in Christmas

Years ago, a friend of mine went to one of those open gift exchanges where everyone brings a generic gift and then everyone gets to pick a gift unwrap it and then either they keep it or they can swap … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Pumpkin-Walnut Pie with Almond Flour Crust

I recently found a copy of the Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library Pies & Tarts (copyright 1992, 1996 reprint, p. 75) cookbook at a library book sale for a dollar, or maybe it was fifty cents. Inspired by a paleo pumpkin pie … Continue reading

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Thankfulness

In this great big wonderful World, there are many things to be thankful for. And for Americans, that, apparently, varies based on skimming the self-reports of the Facebook Nation, from rainbows (Hawaii and Louisiana) and the ability to love (Washington), … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Day

Today, I’m reposting a Veterans’ Day post that first appeared on my LiveJournal, and then I reposted to FaceBook on Veterans’ Day 2009.  It could probably use some updating, maybe next time.  Please scroll all the way to the end, … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: The Teal Pumpkin Project

Halloween and Trick or Treat is a favorite holiday for children throughout North America. However, like any other food event, it has the potential to be a nightmare for someone with a food allergy or sensitivity—a risk to health and … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Our Own Path

This July 4th, the Heartlanders of the Week are the Founding Fathers. Authors of the Declaration of Independence, determined Separatists, Generals, Warriors, Guerillas, Leaders, Followers, the Obstinate and the Determined. Thank you for a Country unbound from “Western” History, a … Continue reading

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Feast of the Epiphany

Epiphany (taken from Webster’s Online) 1 capitalized :  January 6 observed as a church festival in commemoration of the coming of the Magi as the first manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles or in the Eastern Church in commemoration of … Continue reading

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