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December 15th

Rice paper plant adds tropical flair to garden

December 16, 2012


One of the easiest ways to add tropical flair to any landscape is to use plants with large leaves. Rice paper plant is a favorite of mine that looks amazing as a component of many landscapes.

Beattie Feed Mill has magical memories

December 16, 2012


Cinema classics provide escape from dreary news

December 16, 2012


I stumbled across a sure-fire system for improving my mental health, not to mention my outlook on life during these hard times.

December 11th

Simple appetizer brings fresh flavor to any party

December 11, 2012


As December continues to roll along, one thing is inevitable: holiday dinner parties.

With the hustle and bustle of shopping and road trips, some people struggle to find time preparing dishes for their respective parties. At any event, a small, flavorful appetizer is certain to be a hit among those gathered, and this dish does not disappoint.

Family recipes make unique, treasured gifts

December 11, 2012


Most holiday get-togethers involve tables heavily laden with favorite family recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Recently, a friend asked me to help her put together a family cookbook as a gift. Creating a personalized cookbook can be a great gift idea for your family, but creating one can be an ordeal.

Tips for shipping food gifts

December 11, 2012


Many of us ship or mail our gifts from the kitchen. Whether you are sending your package a short distance or out of the country, here is some advice to help get your package and its yummy contents to the final destination the way it was intended.

SFA Symposium: The final chapter

December 11, 2012


I guess it’s finally time to finish the story on the SFA Symposium weekend. 

I have done my best to make it last as long as I could, but weeks away from the new year I suppose I have to let go. Sigh. 

December 8th

Graffiti project offers students stress release

December 9, 2012


The stress of finals week can be quite overwhelming for many students on the Mississippi State University campus, but the Center for Student Activities is offering an exciting, creative outlet for those hard-working scholars looking for a much-needed break.

Travails of an online shopper

December 9, 2012

I’ve been sidelined for going on three weeks with the multiple “epizooties” which means Christmas shopping has been placed on the back burner. After hearing about the explosion in online shopping and all the great deals in Cyber town, I figured that route may be the only way I’ll get to check off Santa’s gift list this year.

December 4th

Love your dark leafy greens

December 4, 2012


Tanner Fant of Starkville , Miss. will travel to Mobile, Ala. on Sunday, June 14 to participate in the 58th...
Drinking a beverage that tastes delicious and has good nutritional value is like having your cake and eating it, too.
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The memories of April 21, 2008 when we went to the Boston Marathon still lingered in our hearts and souls on April 15...
Emily Jones Deluded Diva My neighbor, (I'll call her Brenda for the sake of anonymity), is one of the best things that...


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