The Great Christmas Tree Debate

With snow on the ground and temperatures hovering around zero for the past couple of weeks now, the topic of Christmas trees is not necessarily untimely around these parts.  Once Halloween comes and goes, which it soon will, it will be full-blown Christmas season--music, decorations, baking, gift buying, Lifetime Channel movies--you name it.  I mean, …

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More Than Just Canning Peaches

Just a glimpse of these freshly canned peaches from a couple of weeks ago elicits a sense of comfort from within. Growing up, my mom did it all.  At her age now, I have NO idea how she managed everything.  It is one of life's wonders without a doubt.  She worked, attended evening classes, raised …

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