Sit and Sip: A Tribute to Iced Tea

In the South, iced tea is as sacred a summertime tradition as a game of kick the can at dusk. The first hint of warm weather signals ...
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Celebrate Summer with Red, White and Blue

Summer’s the time for us to celebrate America’s holidays; Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day are all national holidays that call for the red, ...
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Peach Season! Short but Sweet

Modern shipping and growing practices have spoiled us as consumers—we’re able to get reasonably good fruits and vegetables most of the year. Unfortunately, fresh peaches are one ...
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Easy Dinner, Great Conversation: Meals Take a Page from Book Club Selections

Several years ago, after hearing the fun that everyone was having, I joined a book club. I love the diverse group of women in the group and the interesting books that ...
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Capture the Charm of Vintage Glass

The thought of acquiring something whimsical, purely for fun, seems to fly in the face of our current era of minimalism. But there’s always room for a ...
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Off to the Races: Hosting a Horserace Party

Horses, roses, big hats and bourbon—all represent one of America’s long-standing traditions, the Kentucky Derby. On the first Saturday in May each year (this year, it’s May 7), 20 horses ...
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Wrangle Your Winter Gear: The Drop Zone

In my 1960s rancher, the front door opens directly into the living room. There is no entryway, no foyer and certainly no mudroom. As a family of five (six if ...
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Winter Salads: Roasted And Toasted Redefines Comfort Food

Thankfully the longest, darkest days of winter are behind us, but we’re still hunkered down and waiting for spring. Sometimes it’s still a little dark and dreary, so we may ...
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