Twice-flooded Home Demolished – Memories Remain

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Many of you new readers here haven’t had a chance to read the stories of hurricane evacuations, flooding, and the resulting cleanup.  You’ve missed out on the trials and tribulations of dealing with The Road Home program, designed to help those who … Continue reading

Where did the summer go?

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It’s been a long time coming, and I feel like I haven’t really sat down and visited with y’all in forever.  This has been a whirlwind summer for our family, especially for me.  It was a landmark summer as well, … Continue reading

Mock Strawberry Preserves Made with Figs!

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I’ve been making this recipe for a long time. See the year in the upper right-hand corner of the card? Now that we have the old recipe, how about a step-by-step pictorial of the recipe? (All you seasoned “canners” out … Continue reading