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Be Inspired for Mother's Day

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook M-O-T-H-E-R. The word that means the world to many. The second Sunday in May has become a very memorable …
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Time for Cukes

 Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Time to plant and time to plan the recipes for the really big yield. Last year seems to have been great for …
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Easter and the Side Dishes

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Just to make sure I have your attention, the above photo gives you a taste of dessert early on. These …
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Add A Touch of Spring to Sandwiches

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Herbs in cocktails? Fruit on sandwiches? It must be spring-finally! The big trends are here to branch out to …
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Hens on The Loose, Along with Their Eggs

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Here at HG we don't just consider the chicks on the loose, but the big feathered gals, their eggs, and how …
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From Beach to Bar at Evelyn's

Seasonal Design with Rita Calvert "Beach to Bar"? This is a title for resort wear/warm sunny weather dressing form one of the buyers for Evelyn's Boutique. The …
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Share the Love

  Seasonal Design with Rita Calvert Don't forget to tell your special people you love them...every day and especially on the day of love! What better sentiment …
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Foods to Fight the Winter Blues

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook With daylight savings time comes shorter days, colder temperatures, and darker mornings. Winter can be a …
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Holiday Trees for Birds and Gardeners~Grills as Gifts + Special Bonus!

 Homestead Gardens Inspired Holidays by Rita Calvert Did you notice the SPECIAL BONUS? Our discount coupon for Ladies Night December 6 (in both stores) is just …
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The Story of a Living Christmas Tree

My recent post about decorating with fresh greens brought back memories of one special Christmas.  My father was a very practical man. He had no use for things …
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Colorways via Plants at Homestead Gardens

   col·or·way  ˈkələrˌwā/      noun plural noun:  colorways  any of a range of combinations of colors in which a style or design is available.   I was stopped …
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