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gift giving

  • thanks(giving).

    Because ’tis the season, I put together a newsletter with past posts about gift giving. They’re not so much about the specifics of toy or treasure, but they offer a gentle guiding hand toward…

    November 22, 2017 17 Comments
  • gift guide: a charitable giving primer.

    Many people feel especially motivated to lend a helping hand around the holiday season and for some folks, that might mean taking a look at their coffers (or skill sets) to see who else they might…

    November 28, 2016 48 Comments
  • simple gifts, two ways.

    Gift guides are an inspiring and helpful aspect of blogland this time of year. It’s nice to read a favorite blog and learn about a new something or other that you might never have seen…

    December 10, 2015 10 Comments
  • holiday gifts, two ways.

    Options are nice. And experimenting with a taste of something prepared one way and a taste of that same thing prepared in an entirely different way can be an exercise in sensory exploration that’s at once…

    December 2, 2015 24 Comments
  • giving: boiled apple cider syrup

    During the holidays, and always, it’s nice to arrive to a place you’ve been invited to with a little something extra for your host. It should be known that I don’t always manage to…

    November 19, 2012 43 Comments
  • mulling spices.

    a tiny holiday gift that packs an impressive punch. plop a bag of mulling spices into a burbling pot of cider or wine and set the tone for an entire evening of cozy merriment.…

    November 23, 2011 16 Comments