Monthly Archives: December 2010

Use the Good Dishes

Are you, like so many people, saving the good dishes for a special occasion?  How special is special? Today is special.  Not because it’s the start of a new year (but that’s an excellent reason) but because you can make … Continue reading

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Cocktail Napkin Advice

I hope the title hasn’t misled you.  This is not advice on what to do with a cocktail napkin but rather advice from a cocktail napkin. I don’t usually use cocktail napkins as my reference for etiquette issues.  There is … Continue reading

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To Absent Loved Ones

When my family immigrated to Canada many years ago, we were it.  Just the five of us.  No family or friends waiting to greet us at the dock.  That very first Christmas my parents started a tradition. Christmas dinner was … Continue reading

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