• How to avoid the Year of the Big Ham

    It’s the early days of December. This can be a hectic time of year as the holidays come with a lot of pressure and expectation. Our first year together, I fixed a 20-pound ham for just Hans and me. It even had pineapples stuck on top with toothpicks—just like my Mom used to do it. […]

  • 3 ways to simplify—and really enjoy—the holidays

    The holidays are just around the corner. And for every Christmas carol playing on the radio, I hear someone complaining about crowds at the mall and stressing over finding the perfect gift. Don’t let this time of year wreak havoc on your serenity. Here are three ways to simplify—and really enjoy—the holidays. Don’t aim for […]