Archive - Oct 2012 - Lifestyle News
By JAY REED
Itâ€™s been a good year for family weddings. In the summer, we traveled to Texas to see the first of the first cousins once removed (I checked the chart) on Daddyâ€™s side get hitched.Â This weekend we went eastward to Macon, Ga., to see a chapter close, as the final first cousin on Mamaâ€™s branch (not removed at all) tied the knot.
By MATT CRANE
The Mississippi State University Horticulture Club is doing its part to beautify the Starkville community with new plants for the fall season.
The club held a fall plant sale Friday featuring mums, pumpkins, pansies, kale, swiss chard and satsuma trees.
This is an extra special story about two little spunky girls written in a random fashionable style. Just glance at the artistic creative photograph which was developed on May 30, 1951 by Hammond Photo Service in Meridian. It was taken by my own daddy in our front yard on Morgan Street.
It turns out that some dreams are harder to kill than others.
While cleaning out a bookcase this week, I discovered a list of my personal goals for the fall of 1978. It was tucked into a book titled â€śTalkinâ€™ Dirty with the Queen of Clean.â€ť Apparently, in those days, I was more concerned with a spotless home than I am today.Â
By MATT CRANE
Starkville native Marisa Baggett is on a mission to bring the art of sushi-making into the average home with her new book, "Sushi Secrets: Easy Recipes for the Home Cook."
A graduate of Starkville High School, Baggett began her culinary career at the age of 22 when she opened The Chocolate Giraffe, a restaurant and catering company.
By JAY REED
One doesnâ€™t often hear the words â€śeat healthyâ€ť in the same sentence as the words â€śstate fair," but I am here to testify that it can be done.Â
You might need to use your imagination a little bit â€” you might need to think outside the box â€” but thatâ€™s not always a bad thing.Â Neither is lunch at the fair.
By PAMELA REDWINE
â€” Keep it low in fat. Measure your cooking oils, donâ€™t just pour them freely. Oils are very calorie dense. Use a non-stick skillet to further reduce the fat you use.
â€” Go very light on the cheese. Opt for small amounts of flavorful cheeses like Parmesan or Romano. Use fat-free ricotta in place of regular ricotta cheese.
Mr. and Mrs. Ric Cochran of Brandon are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter,Â LaurenÂ Alise Cochran, to Mr. Robert â€śBeauâ€ť Elliot Buntin III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert â€śRockyâ€ť Buntin of Starkville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Goza of Brandon and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cochran of Jackson.
By GARY BACHMAN
Gardeners getting ready for fall planting should consider dianthus, a versatile group of plants that grow well in Mississippi gardens and landscapes.