Dear Crabby, What Size Turkey Should I Buy?

Dear Crabby, What size turkey should I roast for Thanksgiving Dinner? Thanks, Birdy Day Dear Birdy Day, The bigger, the better, I always say. When it comes to Thanksgiving, America’s first holiday, go big! Leftovers are one of the best things about the noble bird. Now that I’m retired, it lends itself to turkey leftovers for breakfast, lunch and dinner – for days – until it is gone. They say one and half pounds per person. I say plan on five pounds per person. I convince Mrs. Crabby … [Read more...]

What do I do with bored kids?

Dear Crabby, It's summer vacation and my kids tell me everyday that they're bored! What can I do around town that won't cost a fortune?  - Frazzled Mom Dear Frazzled, Ah yes, summer vacation, the two words that bring joy to the hearts of children and fear into the hearts of mothers. In true advice column form, I will begin by asking you a question. Why did you have children in the first place? Social status? Peer pressure? Future security? Mrs. Crabby and I chose to have children because … [Read more...]