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Traditional Sliced Honey Glazed Ham Ready for the Holidays
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No Turkey for Thanksgiving? What Else Would You Cook? [POLL]

My girlfriend and I were chatting about Thanksgiving the other day and she completely shocked me when she said that she wasn't cooking a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. What! Isn't that un-American?

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Real Seahawks Fans Show Respect at Games

When I chose to attend Monday's Buffalo Bills-Seattle Seahawks NFL game, I had one person in mind: my friend Sheri, who is a diehard Bills fan! My goal was to invite her and her husband to the game with my husband and I.

I was a little worried that they wouldn't be able to attend, due to the game falling on a Monday night. Luckily, they both could go, but I didn't realize that Sheri hadn't been to a game since her oldest son Zach was 5 years old. He's now 22.

The reason broke my heart.

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Is This Your Bunny? It’s at Lowe’s in Yakima

This cute stuffed bunny kept popping up In my Facebook newsfeed, which piqued my curiosity.

So I read the post that accompanied the little bunny.

The post was put up by Amy Wallawine. She works at the local Lowe's and posted the bunny pic on multiple group sites that I'm a member of.

When I read the post I knew that I had to try to help! Wait until you hear why Amy posted the bunny pic ...

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Teal Pumpkin Project Didn’t Draw Any Takers This Halloween

I'm feeling a little bit let down after Halloween ... Why?

I decided this year that I would participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project for kids with food allergies. I painted my pumpkin teal, bought non-food treats, registered my house on The Teal Pumpkin Project website and stayed home instead of trick or treating with my family.

Then I waited and waited and waited and waited and waited.

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The Kids Haven’t Outgrown Pumpkin-Carving Yet!

With my two older sons out of the nest, it's nice to still have two younger kids in the house who still want to do all the fun holiday stuff -- which means carving pumpkins. And now, we also have my niece, who recently moved from Texas, living next door, so she joins in on the family fun.

They all carved pumpkins together this year.

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Want to Hear the ‘Ghostbusters’ Theme and ‘Thriller’ on The Bull on Halloween? [POLL]

Every year Rik and I argue over what Halloween music should be played on The Bull. We both like the classic Monster Mash, but I also love to hear Ghostbusters and Thriller on Halloween...

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My Middle-Schooler’s First Dance is Today

He's almost as tall as me, and today is his first middle school dance. Where in the heck has time gone?

My little baby, Jack, is a seventh-grader, and he's off to his school's Halloween dance today.

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AMC presents "Talking Dead Live" for the premiere of "The Walking Dead"
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Newspaper Runs Perfect Obituary for ‘Walking Dead’ Character Glenn Rhee

You can't believe everything you read on Facebook or the internet, so I wasn't sure if this was real ...

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Do Freaky Things Happen While You’re Watching Scary Movies?

Redbox revealed that 57 percent of the movies it rents out are scary.

That got us talking about freaky or funny things that happen to you while watching scary movies.

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KNDO Still Has the Edge in Northwest Harvest’s Annual Carve Out Hunger Contest [PHOTOS]

 

Rik and I competed in Northwest Harvest's third annual Carve Out for Hunger celebrity pumpkin carving contest over the weekend.

It's the first time I've competed, but Rik is a seasoned pro who informed me that the team to beat was KNDO!

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Do You Plan Or Just Pack Up On Moving Day?

Rik and his wife are arguing over how to pack and move. Megan, Rik's wife, is a planner like me. You pack like-minded things in boxes together and label them so that when you unpack the moving truck those labeled boxes go in the corresponding room.

Rik's idea of packing (now keep in mind he was in the foster care system as a child) is the day of moving, throw everything into boxes and go.

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Fashion Faux Pas: What’s Your Pet Peeve?

A new survey from YouGov finds that 47 percent of adults don't wear socks with sandals and that 31 percent of adults don't wear black socks with white shoes.

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