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Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is a national holiday in Mexico, but it is also widely celebrated by Mexican-Americans in the United States. The holiday, which in Spanish means the Fifth of May, commemorates the Battl...
5/3/13 at 10:44 AM St. Patrick's Day Newspaper Activities 3/11/13 at 9:31 PM
Presidents' Day Activities 2/12/13 at 10:40 PM
Warm Baked Goat Cheese with Spring Greens, Balsamic and Dried Cherries
With Easter just around the corner, my family was recently assigned the dishes to bring for dinner. This year, I was excited to learn to that I am responsible for the salad course and I already know w...
3/28/13 at 11:47 AM Pepper Crusted Flank Steak with Chocolate Port Sauce 2/13/13 at 10:18 PM
Cheddar Bacon Pulls 1/4/13 at 4:12 PM
Pancetta-Stuffed Beef Tenderloin with Port Mushrooms
Beef tenderloin is one of those entrees that lends itself to holiday celebrations. In fact, food doesn't get any grander or flavorful than this tender cut of beef, be it in roast or steak form. A won...
12/23/12 at 6:08 PM Almond Bread 12/21/12 at 2:58 PM
Havreflarn: Norwegian Holiday Cookies 12/11/12 at 4:54 PM
You know it is about here: the opening of the presents from the overzealous but well-meaning grandparents. They always tend to buy the really large toys. Or maybe you yourself are buying a gi...
12/20/12 at 3:33 PM Do You Hear What I Hear? 10/25/12 at 6:49 AM
Gift Giving On A Budget 12/19/11 at 9:46 AM
Grief for the holidays
It's hard to look at the calendar and not be reminded that Christmas Eve will mark exactly four months since my dad's funeral. There's going to be an enormous gap in the family holiday celebration thi...
12/6/12 at 6:29 PM
Consequences of Overspending on the Holidays
Millions of consumers have begun their holiday shopping, snagging sale items either in-person or online, and therefore considering themselves savvy shoppers. At the same time, many lost sight of the f...
11/29/12 at 11:22 AM
Program provides financial option for life-enhancing gifts
Retail's "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" have come and gone, but the gift-buying season continues. Some gifts are certain tobring smiles. Yet, imagine the gift that can change someone's life -- fo...
11/27/12 at 3:57 PM
You can't be too rich or too thin, right?
That's the famous saying isn't it? And at no time during the year do we think this more frequently than the holidays. We spend too much and we eat too much and we'd love to turn it all around. Two A...
11/19/12 at 5:34 PM A blog to help you stay sane during the holidays? 11/12/10 at 4:14 PM
Here is a link to information on the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra's Holiday Pops Concert Sunday. Hope you can make it....
12/15/11 at 2:00 PM The Toy Guy 11/28/11 at 10:07 AM
Tom Brosseau 12/22/10 at 8:14 AM
Having Me for Dinner
We interrupt your regularly scheduled blog with a quick-hitter about some ethnic home-cooking and company I got to share over a recent Chinese Holiday. (Don't worry, Bamboo U: part 2 is coming up.) ...
6/8/11 at 8:15 AM
Deck the halls
We spend alot of time talking about stereotypes and how they sometimes apply to us, and other times don't even come close. There's a perception that the boys tend to go completely ape when it comes to...
12/18/10 at 8:35 AM
Hindus celebrate Ganeshotsav in Fargo
Hindus in Fargo will offer the community a glimpse of their religious tradition as they celebrate Ganeshotsav 2010 on Sunday. This is a little late, but ...... For many Hindus, Ganeshotsav commemo...
9/12/10 at 7:44 PM