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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Obituary for Rachel Phillips Tweed

January 13, 1923 – March 5, 2020 Rachel Phillips Tweed, 97, of Mint Hill, went home to be with the Lord on March 5th, 2020...

Support Local Wait Staff

Leisure Travel Experts and Chamber members want the staff at our local dining restaurants in Mint Hill, to know that we miss them and...

Daphne’s Southern Bakery sells Yummy Creativity with Cupcake & Cookie Kits

The Cupcake Kits included 6 cupcakes (choose Vanilla or Chocolate or mix) 3 Icing Colors (choose from Pink, Blue, Green, Yellow and White) and...

31 Boredom Busters for Kids

In the past few weeks, life has drastically changed for many families in our country, including mine. Just two weeks ago, my family’s calendar...

DIY Crafting from The Gift Workshop

"Your decision to SUPPORT LOCAL affirms how great Mint Hill truly is” states Jenifer Shaw of the Mint Hill Times. The Gift Workshop has exactly...

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Support Local Wait Staff

Leisure Travel Experts and Chamber members want the staff at our local dining restaurants in Mint Hill, to know that we miss them and...

Daphne’s Southern Bakery sells Yummy Creativity with Cupcake & Cookie Kits

The Cupcake Kits included 6 cupcakes (choose Vanilla or Chocolate or mix) 3 Icing Colors (choose from Pink, Blue, Green, Yellow and White) and...

DIY Crafting from The Gift Workshop

"Your decision to SUPPORT LOCAL affirms how great Mint Hill truly is” states Jenifer Shaw of the Mint Hill Times. The Gift Workshop has exactly...

Who is Kevin Mays of Mays Concepts, LLC

Tax season is upon us and “The Excited Accountant” has you covered. Years ago, when Kevin R. Mays had a CPA file his taxes,...

Outdoor Art With Sidewalk Chalk, Fun Trends

Parents have tape and kids have sidewalk chalk... Make a pattern with tape, start coloring, and creativity takes shape. From Waxhaw making runners for walkways...