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Sweet Harvest Happenings

Local Author, Lindy Mayberry Sellers lives on a 12-acre hobby farm in the beautiful Carolina Piedmont. With the help of her husband, she raises sheep, chickens, vegetables and most importantly children.

Whole 30

It happens every year; usually right after Halloween.  The colder temperatures make me want to bundle up and eat something sugary and comforting.  Unfortunately,...

Russian Spiced Tea

The weeks leading up to Christmas were full of anticipation, magic and wonder when I was a child. Evenings were spent making our Christmas list, practicing for...

Kindness and Generosity

On the way to get our fresh Thanksgiving turkey in Union County last Wednesday night.  My tire went flat.  It didn’t just go flat- it ripped...

Winter’s “to do” list

We put the gardens to bed for the winter last week.  While I was pulling up the rows of spent Zinnia flowers, I found...

Taffy Pull

My Family moved to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee when I was 10 years old, and since we moved from a very small town, it was...

Ordinary Miracles

The golden light illuminating the trees along the old wagon road on our property, lured me outdoors this morning.  The chipmunks and squirrels were...

Persimmon trees

Our persimmon trees are loaded down with fruit this year.  Last year the possums got to the fruit before I could harvest it.  I...

Treasure Hunt

I love a good treasure hunt! That is, I enjoy finding home furnishings for a bargain and re-purposing them. One of my favorite places...

Old Time Radio shows

Are you a fan of Old Time Radio shows such as Fibber McGee and Molly, My Friend Irma, Our Miss Brooks or Suspense? I started...

Apple Butter

Last week I finally hired an expert wool spinner to help me figure out how to use my inherited spinning wheel. I was determined to...

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