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Gather in gratitude

Contemporary Thanksgiving prep pales in comparison to past celebrations Metro Creative By Robin Anish Historians tell us that the first Thanksgiving feast celebrated by the Pilgrims bears little in common with the Thanksgiving feasts of today; but, what they do share in common is the reason for the feast. Then, as now, families and friends… Continue reading Gather in gratitude

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Maple Syrup Makes Everything Taste a Bit Sweeter

Pouring rich, thick pure maple syrup over a short stack of pancakes or French toast is a timeless ritual in New England, where sugar makers turn sap into sweet, sticky goodness.