Carolina Jubilee – A Music Festival for the farm lover in all of us

When someone speaks about putting money in the dirt, I immediately think about finding a shovel.  However, when Carolina Jubilee founder, Zack Wyatt, speaks about putting money in the dirt, he isn’t burying money for me to dig up.  What he’s doing is giving back to our local farms to assist them in purchasing day…

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Homeland Creamery: A smile in a cup…or cone.

I got more than I beckoned for on Wednesday during a hunt for amazing Ice Cream… 1. I didn’t expect for Homeland Creamery to be decently close to us. I knew it was a beautiful ride through the Country, but never realized that it isn’t too far away for a regular visit. 2. I didn’t…

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Sexy vegetables…

We’ve all had that snicker to ourselves, or out loud. Don’t act like you don’t know what I’m talking about. You know…that overly long zucchini, the perfectly round pair of cantaloupes, the shapely gourd, the navel oranges, the succulent strawberries, the ever-so-slight curve to the cucumber with it’s ribbed outer skin. Whether you’ve shared your…

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Are those silks I see on my corn???

Update to my corn ventures!!! As you may have read, I am attempting to grow three lonely stalks of corn. I’m in a subdivision people. I very well can’t plant an acre of corn. However, my three little ones are doing great! In fact, I see what I would assume (to the non-corn-growing-eye) are two…

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Apples for Strawberries

There’s always those moments in life that you don’t want to repeat. Then there are the moments in life that you would repeat over and over again. This past Wednesday was one of those days. As you may have already realized, I went to pick Strawberries this past Wednesday. I don’t ever remember doing this…

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A juicy taste of things to come…

Mom and I picked a wonderful bunch of strawberries today. It was my first time, and it made it even sweeter to experience it with Mom. The first thing she told me…. “Eat as many as you want in the field. It’s just what you do.” *smiles* This was just the beginning of my strawberry…

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Easter, Farm-Fresh Eggs, and a Cow named Lucy

As Easter approaches, I am easily reminded of Easter’s past.  The joy of the Easter dress shopping for church.  The excitement of wondering what the Easter Bunny was going to bring you on Easter morning.  The cravings for all of the chocolate you knew you were going to get your little paws on during the…

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