Ordinary Miracles

The golden light illuminating the trees along the old wagon road on our property, lured me outdoors this morning.  The chipmunks and squirrels were...

Persimmon trees

Our persimmon trees are loaded down with fruit this year.  Last year the possums got to the fruit before I could harvest it.  I...

Treasure Hunt

I love a good treasure hunt! That is, I enjoy finding home furnishings for a bargain and re-purposing them. One of my favorite places...

Old Time Radio shows

Are you a fan of Old Time Radio shows such as Fibber McGee and Molly, My Friend Irma, Our Miss Brooks or Suspense? I started...

Apple Butter

Last week I finally hired an expert wool spinner to help me figure out how to use my inherited spinning wheel. I was determined to...

Ignorance Is Bliss

Growing up in the late 70s and early 80s was a magical time of adventure for my brother and me. I don't remember spending any...

Cioppino

We returned from a 10- day trip out west to cooler temperatures here in the Carolina Piedmont. When we left, it was full on...

Home-made ice cream

“Men’s stiff collars wilted by nine in the morning. Ladies bathed before noon, after their three-o’clock naps, and by nightfall were like soft teacakes...

Italian Bread and Tomato Salad

As a southern lady, I could wax poetic all day about the merits of growing your own tomatoes. Going out to your garden, salt...

It IS a Wonderful Life!

Last Saturday, I witnessed a scene in real life that reminded me of the great old movie –It’s A Wonderful Life. The only differences were,...

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Barn Raising Continues to Make Progress at Historical Society

MINT HILL, NC - The Mint Hill Historical Society "Barn Raising" steadily continues with support from community craftsmen and volunteers. During the COVID-19 crisis,...
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Mint Hill Schools Honor Students with Graduation Parade

MINT HILL, NC - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system halted in-person classes, Monday, March 16th in hopes of limiting the corona virus’s impact on the...

Mayor and Commissioners Push Forward with Business Agenda

MINT HILL, NC - The Town Mayor, Brad Simmons, continues to provide leadership with the assistance of the Commissioners to move forward with meeting...

North Carolina Chief Public Defenders and State Defenders Adopt Resolution Denouncing the Murder of...

RALEIGH – North Carolina’s chief public defenders and state defenders, who represent indigent, poor persons, and persons of color, adopted a resolution on June...

5 Top Home Repairs To Handle Immediately

When your home is in need of repair, sometimes, you simply cannot wait. Letting a repair linger could cause more damage than your home...

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Barn Raising Continues to Make Progress at Historical Society

MINT HILL, NC - The Mint Hill Historical Society "Barn Raising" steadily continues with support from community craftsmen and volunteers. During the COVID-19 crisis,...
video

Mint Hill Schools Honor Students with Graduation Parade

MINT HILL, NC - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system halted in-person classes, Monday, March 16th in hopes of limiting the corona virus’s impact on the...

Mayor and Commissioners Push Forward with Business Agenda

MINT HILL, NC - The Town Mayor, Brad Simmons, continues to provide leadership with the assistance of the Commissioners to move forward with meeting...

North Carolina Chief Public Defenders and State Defenders Adopt Resolution Denouncing the Murder of...

RALEIGH – North Carolina’s chief public defenders and state defenders, who represent indigent, poor persons, and persons of color, adopted a resolution on June...

Mint Hill Residents Protest Against Racial Inequality

On May 25, George Floyd, an African-American man, was killed by police during an arrest in Minneapolis, MN.  In the wake of his death,...