last minute Thanksgiving ideas

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last minute Thanksgiving ideas

Ok,I’ll admit, I’m not a holiday recipe kind of food blogger. I don’t feature holiday recipes months before the holidays, unless it’s a recipe that can be used for any occasion, like the following recipes! These recipes are not Thanksgiving specific recipes at all, but some of my favorite recipes that would pair perfectly with any Thanksgiving fare. I know there are those of you that are still planning and figuring out what to serve up that day, or bring to a friend’s house, so hopefully one of these recipes will inspire you! First off,  I want to share with you all my favorite stuffing recipe. I make this sausage and chestnut stuffing every year for Thanksgiving, (I’ve made it the …

Saying goobye for now….

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I’m writing this post with a heavy heart as I’m saying goodbye to Marin mama for now and hello to Jackie.  I need to rediscover who Jackie is again, and in order to do that I have to let this persona of Marin mama go for now.  I chose to use this picture for the post because my friend Hilary said that this is the picture where she saw me, and saw the Jackie that she missed.  She saw a glimpse of my inner self in this picture and felt guided to send me a book and a message that I needed to hear, because she missed this side of me and wanted me to have that spark back in …