Every Christmas growing up we had my grandparents and aunt and uncle over to my house and feasted on cold cuts, gnocchi, stuffed peppers, tyropitas and desserts galore. I still remember the first Christmas when I went to my husband’s house and they had turkey, or when I heard that other people had ham – … More Recipe: Vegan Tiropitas
When I was growing up I remember Christmas Eve being a sacred time. My immediate family was not religious, and the only time I went to church was for weddings and funerals. Yet there were traditions in my childhood that were sacred, so special and so singular that the idea of them NOT happening in … More Holiday Traditions for the Vegan Family (or Any Family!)
Traveling with kids isn’t simple. Sure, it is totally possible, and I someday dream of taking my kids on trips to Australia and Europe, but for now we focus on our twice-yearly trip across the country to see family. We’ve made this trip many times in the past five years, first with just a baby, then … More Family Travel Tips: Just in Time for the Holidays!
We haven’t traveled anywhere for Thanksgiving since we moved out to Massachusetts. This is mostly due to the fact that we live across the country from family, and Thanksgiving prices for flying are outrageous. But as the years have gone by and our family has grown from two, to three, to four, we have come to … More Another Vegan Thanksgiving