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{Nourish} The last one

Posted 12/15/2012 in Columns

It's true what they say, "Time flies when you're having fun." I can hardly believe it's almost been a year since I turned my healthy lifestyle Facebook blog, {Nourish}, into this weekly column.

 

 

A Stone's throw: More blessed to give

Posted 12/15/2012 in Columns

My father had only one brother, and my mother only one sister; but my uncle had no children of his own. Because of that, I think, my sister Margaret and I were special to our Uncle Noy.

 

Military notes: Feelings graduates

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Bernard Feelings Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Military notes: Deavens graduates

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Air Force Airman Jasmine C. Deavens graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

 

School news: Butler graduates

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Meagan R. Butler recently graduated from the University of West Alabama in Livingston, Ala., where she earned a master's degree in counseling psychology.

School news: Griffin graduates

Posted 12/15/2012 in Community

Chrishuna Harris Griffin, formerly of West Point, recently graduated from Nova Southeastern University, where she earned a doctorate of education degree.

A sweet and tangy meatball fit for a holiday party

Posted 12/12/2012 in Food

Sometimes failure can end up tasting pretty good. It certainly was the case with these meatballs.

 

A double-whipped eggnog to set the holiday mood

Posted 12/12/2012 in Food

For me, eggnog season can't come soon enough. As soon as Halloween is packed away, I buy a quart of my favorite eggnog at the grocery store.

 

Tamale time: Caledonia's Fork N Road starts tamale tradition

Posted 12/12/2012 in Food

Tamales or tamaladas are as much a part of Christmas traditions in Mexico and other Spanish-speaking countries as bacalao (salted cod), pizole (hominy soup) and a nice roasted pavo (turkey). And why wouldn't they be especially popular during Christmas as tamales are one of the only foods that come already gift wrapped.

The Good life: New Homestead Center gets back to basics, with a modern twist

Posted 12/8/2012 in Community

Even two generations ago, most Mississippians knew how to grow a garden, sew, and fix things around the home and farm. Somewhere along the way, though, society bought into a fast-food, gadget-cluttered world that gradually eroded much of that independent self-sufficiency.

 

Adele Elliott: Deck the halls

Posted 12/8/2012 in Columns

Ah! The holidays are finally here. All that shopping, wrapping, baking and cleaning are done. Now we can just sit back and enjoy our beautiful tree, sip a cup of nog, and bask in the glow of perfectly spaced lights, reflecting tiny star-shapes in the glittering ornaments.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of December 9, 2012

Posted 12/8/2012 in Entertainment

 

 

Out and about for the week of December 9, 2012

Posted 12/8/2012 in Entertainment

The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest.

 

 

Holiday happenings around the Magnolia State

Posted 12/8/2012 in Entertainment

December is officially here, and Mississippi is buzzing with the holiday spirit. Events, festivals, parties and a unique holiday atmosphere make this one of the best months of the year to visit areas of the Magnolia State.

 

Kiwanis Club donates records to Columbus library

Posted 12/8/2012 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library announces the donation of the Kiwanis Club of Columbus materials to the Local History Department.

MSU floral design expert pens textbook

Posted 12/8/2012 in Community

Plants can increase a person's productivity, and a Mississippi State University floral design expert is smiling about his new textbook on using plants in interior spaces.

Southern gardening: Rosemary makes unique Christmas decoration

Posted 12/8/2012 in Columns

As a gardener, Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year because I get to enjoy indoors the scents and colors of the garden. Christmas looks like poinsettias, live trees indoors and greenery decorating the house, and it smells like pine, cedar, fir, and, in my house, rosemary.

 

{Nourish} Smart pasta swaps

Posted 12/8/2012 in Columns

What is it about cold weather and comfort food? Whenever I'm needing something warm and soothing I tend to crave a big bowl of hot pasta.

 

Perseverance pays off for single mom seeking education

Posted 12/8/2012 in Community

The decision to go back to school is only half the battle.

 

St. Paul's to present Lessons and Carols

Posted 12/8/2012 in Entertainment

The season of Advent reaches its musical high point Dec. 16 when the choir of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus presents a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols.

 

 

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