Tag Archives: entertaining

Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

~~posted by Jen Nik’s Southwestern Scramble In my family we have a tradition of waking up early on Christmas morning, opening gifts, and then enjoying a nice breakfast together as a family. I know that is pretty common in most families. You want a delicious meal for your family that won’t blow YOUR plan, but how to do that without …

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Poll Results: Coconut Macaroons and Covert Baking

~by Nikki I asked. You voted! And I am going to pass off my sugar free coconut macaroons to my non-op family and friends! But I think you guys let me off a bit easy. Because I didn’t really have to write up a post since we already have these cookies on the blog. So…to assuage my deep sense of …

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Holiday Party Post-op WLS Style

~~posted by Jen Submitted by our pal Christine S, she made Nik’s pumpkin roll cake. ‘Tis the season! Lots of shopping, busy schedules, running hither and yon trying to get it all done. Sound familiar? Of course at some point in the next few weeks, you’re expected to have some guests over to your house for drinks and nibbles, or …

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BF Crafty Corner: Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas Part 1

~~posted by Jen   “Hello, my name is Jen, and I am addicted to seasonal decorating. I hit rock bottom when I had a temper tantrum at Christmas Tree Shoppe in Freehold, NJ because they only had 5 matching placemats for my tablescape and I needed 6.” Yes, I admit it. No shame here. I love for my house and …

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Sugar Free Jellied Cranberry Sauce

~~posted by Jen Yesterday I posted the Comprehensive Thanksgiving Recipe tips along with my Whole Berry version of Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce. I know some people are purists and don’t like actual berries in their sauce, so this is the Sugar Free Jellied version. My camera is still MIA, it’s somewhere here in the remodelling mania. Hopefully I will find it since …

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BF Survival Guide: Thanksgiving Dinner (after weight loss surgery)

~by Nikki Well Turkey Day is just a week away and we know that some of you are freaking out a little bit, especially if you are a new post-op. Thanksgiving is a holiday for counting our blessings, enjoying our family…and sharing an outrageously large and over-caloric meal. It’s the American way and no amount of self-help talk can get …

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