Monthly Archives: December 2013

“Glory to God in the Highest”






    Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men… Luke 2:14  KJV   Joy To The World & Merry Christmas!        

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“Silent Night”






As I heard once again the beloved classic Christmas carol, it evoked sweet memories of my mom, and with it, the simple truth of the meaning of Christmas. Months-turned-into-years since her passing, but with the imminent approach of Christmas, whenever … Continue reading

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Welcome To My World…






Chainsaws & Parachutes has taken numerous twists and turns since I began my journey of documenting recipes to accommodate my daughter, Anna’s, food sensitivities. Yet, throughout my quest there remains a constant: in one form or another, it reflects my … Continue reading

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Santa & Me






Though I barely recall his HO-HO-HO, Memories flood in from long ago. Cookies for Santa and dolls for me, Gifts piled high under the Christmas Tree.   Child-like dreams soon take flight, Forever changed by a glorious light. Months and … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside






The pacific northwest is temperate throughout the year, being neither too hot or too cold. As a result, it is fairly effortless when it comes to maintaining my wardrobe. Fewer layers as it warms up; more layers as the mercury … Continue reading

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Traditions: Thanksgiving Marathon






tra·di·tion noun \trə-ˈdi-shən\ : a way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been used by the people in a particular group, family, society, etc., for a long time : the stories, beliefs, etc., that have been part of … Continue reading

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