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German Christmas Traditions

German Christmas Traditions

This weekend I get to hang out with my mom for the day and help her at the German Cultural Center in Edmonton, Alberta, and ‘man a booth’ with her for this years’ Christmas Market, or – Christkindlmarkt. I LOVE Christmas. I love the values underlying Christmas, the time to spend with family, and celebrate a year passed with them. I love the twinkling lights, the delicious dinners, baked goods, chocolates, and drinks you don’t get any other time of…

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What’s the Chefs Plate?

What’s the Chefs Plate?

If you ask anyone that knows us, they will tell you that Calvin is the cook in our household. If you ever come over for dinner – make sure he’s cooking, or grab a burger on the way over. I have literally turned chicken noodle soup into chicken noodle casserole (apparently there is such thing as too many noodles, no matter how tiny!). When Calvin’s colleague recommended Blue Plate, we were intrigued. I’ve now been telling some of my friends…

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