Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Thanksgiving’


Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Thanksgiving Centerpieces
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With stressing about whether the turkey is going to be overcooked or undercooked; a half an hour late or an hour late to the table; how to keep the mashed potatoes warm and the gravy smooth; and how to time the green beans to be ready along with the glazed carrots—why not not stress about the […]

From Grassroots, Descanso, & the Senior Center to Julienne

From Grassroots, Descanso, & the Senior Center to Julienne

Are we really 17 days away from Thanksgiving? If this fact stops you in your tracks, elevates your blood pressure, and makes your heart skip a few beats because, “How in the heck am I going to arrange a feast for family and friends in such a short period of time while juggling my boss, […]

Senior Center Giving Thanks for Thanksgiving

Senior Center Giving Thanks for Thanksgiving

A turkey feast with all the trimmings. Be welcomed and treated like royalty. This Thanksgiving, the Pasadena Senior Center will once again be offering a feast, continuing its tradition of doing all the cooking and the cleaning up. The menu includes roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable, salads, beverages and desserts. All these delicious victuals will […]

10 Things We’re Thankful For

10 Things We’re Thankful For

We’re a lucky bunch at Hometown Pasadena, and we know it. So each of us decided to share one thing about our hometowns that we’re particularly grateful for. 1. The Rose Bowl Aquatic Center. I’ve been swimming laps there for 25 years, and while it has grown more crowded and you encounter the occasional breach of […]

A Few Folks for Turkey

A Few Folks for Turkey

For about a decade, we’ve been hearing about the Thanksgiving dinner at our friends Debbie and Doug Deems. If you’ve lived in Pasadena a while, perhaps you’ve heard of it, too—or even been invited. They have a tendency to invite all their friends; the attendance of family is a given. Last year the Deemses sat […]

Last-Minute Food Needs

Last-Minute Food Needs

Union Station may have more volunteers than it needs this year for staffing its famed Thanksgiving in the Park meal for the homeless and poor of the San Gabriel Valley, but it doesn’t have enough food. While you’re doing your final shopping before turkey time, please consider adding a couple of things from their wish […]

The Thanksgiving Lady

The Thanksgiving Lady

With this post we’re welcoming new Hometown Pasadena contributor Jean Gillis, who’s sharing some of her posts from her terrific new blog, Dating Yourself in Pasadena. If you recognize the name Gillis, that’s because she’s the sister of Hometown Pasadenan Sandy Gillis, and she’s every bit the good writer her sister is. Jean teaches at […]

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