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Holiday Roundup 2023: Recipes, Gifts, Travel & More for a Wonderful Season!

Happy Holidays! Whether you’re looking for recipes, gift ideas, how to make your space merry and bright, or check out some wild holiday lighting displays, this post is for you! The post will update as new content gets added, so it’s a great one to bookmark. This post may contain affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).

Small-Batch Boston Brown Bread with Smoked Fish

A classic New England treat steamed in a can, Boston Brown Bread is easy to make at home. The homemade version tastes so much better! The unique serving suggestion from a dearly missed restaurant is a perfect appetizer for an autumn feast! This small-batch version makes just enough. This post may contain affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).

Travel Gift Guide 2023

Perfect gifts for the traveler in your life! This post contains affiliate links, meaning that I receive a small commission for qualifying purchases (thank you!).
Pumpkins form the basis for Pumpkin Splendor

Pumpkin Splendor: Roasted Pumpkin with Pumpkin Salad and Pumpkin Purée

Inspired by an unforgettable pumpkin dish I had at Pod Zidom, a Michelin listed restaurant in Zagreb, Pumpkin Splendor is my more rustic New England take. A perfect small-batch starter or vegetable course for your autumnal table, this unique dish is so much greater than the sum of its parts. This post contains affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).
A famous site for haunted Zagreb, the grave marker of Paul David von Vakanovich, at Demetrova 3, Zagreb, Croatia

Haunted Zagreb: Graveyards, Witches, and Spooky Sites in Croatia’s Capital

From the tragic story of poor Paul David von Vakanovich and the chilling Old Jurjevsko Cemetery to the forest where accused witches were executed, a collection of spooky sites in Zagreb, Croatia, for you to visit . . . if you dare. A map will guide you on your haunting way and the post has tips for visiting sites.