I have always loved Thanksgiving. I love that it is a holiday built around a full table and homemade treats. I love the recipes handed down on…

(Family Features) For pet parents, traveling can be tricky, from finding a reliable pet sitter to worrying about your pet’s separation anxiety…

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We’re coming to the last month of the year, with the winter solstice, Christmas, snowy weather, and dark nights. Alas, in our part of the worl…

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My husband has always gotten along with Grandma Lydia and Grandpa Truman. They like him. What’s it like when Hubby and I get together with Gra…

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Washington State, please say thank you to Millard Filmore. You know, the 13th president of the United States? He left office in March of 1853,…

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When I was a kid, my years barely in double digits, a couple of older friends and I figured to row ourselves out to a thin spit of an island o…

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Went to The Dalles today. Grandma Lydia wants a ham and couldn’t find one at her grocery stores. I happened into the Chef’Store (used to be Ca…

Cornmeal mush was one of my favorite breakfasts growing up on our farm. I liked it best with a splash of cream from Grandma Lydia’s favorite m…

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November is here, a month noted for rain (a good thing this year) colder weather, and a month not very cooperative when it comes to clear skie…

I’m a month behind winterizing. I should be panicking about now. Maybe I just need to pause and imagine what I’ll be needing this winter. I we…

So now I’m in the process of meal planing. I like to take it one week at a time (pencil in the second week when I’m feeling ambitious). I don’…