Artisans Trail Art Jam: June 22nd

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This Saturday (June 22nd) you’ll have an opportunity to enjoy live music, art demonstrations, food and good times all along FM 279 from Edom to Ben Wheeler at the 279 Artisans Trail Art Jam. The studios in Edom will host guest artists, entertain with live music on the sidewalk and welcome blueberry pickers. Ben Wheeler has its first-ever Junebug Festival …

Picnic Weather

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My Grandma Neal loved picnics. She was never happier than when we were all gathered around a meal at a roadside park along an East Texas highway, munching on her cold fried chicken, black-eyed pea salad, cole slaw and cornbread. Come to think of it, we were ALL pretty happy on those picnics! Caroline Ford loves picnics, too, and her …

Fast Food @ Home: Tex Mex

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We love to entertain, but time is hard to come by in the real estate business, so we tend toward serving simple fare…salads tossed minutes before guests arrive and meat fresh from the grill. We love Tex-Mex, though, and any recipe that looks like it might fit into our hectic lifestyle is a keeper. Here are a few that fill …

Sweet Smells of Spring

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The flock of robins in our sideyard yesterday sent me a message…time to clean out the boat, grease the reels, charge the camera batteries, and get out the shorts and sandals. We’re having friends over for brunch next Saturday so Caroline Ford’s piece on using the bounty of the season to create a fine meal is timely.