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Sweet Harvest Happenings

Local Author, Lindy Mayberry Sellers lives on a 12-acre hobby farm in the beautiful Carolina Piedmont. With the help of her husband, she raises sheep, chickens, vegetables and most importantly children.

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,...

“Summer time and the living is easy,”

“Summer time and the living is easy,” so goes the old Gershwin song. It’s easy, until July hits and the gardens are exploding with...

Brenda Lynn Smith’s Mint Tea

Having returned from a week long trip to Tennessee, we found the yellow squash overtaking the garden. It looks like I will be busy...

Herbal Lemonade

Going out to eat is always an adventure for us. Whenever we enjoy a particularly good drink or dish, we try to figure out...

Growing Tobacco & Cotton

I became fascinated with growing tobacco in 1989, when my friend, Lorie would share wonderful stories with me about working alongside her granddaddy in...

Making your own Skincare and Cleaning Products

In the past few years, our family has made an attempt to cut out processed foods, and the amount of chemicals that we use...

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