By now, plans have been made for how our Thanksgivings will unfold. Just before writing this, I listened to a call-in program on MPB radio as listeners shared how they're adapting this year.
Just the thought of comfort foods is often enough to warm the soul, especially as cool winds blow and temperatures drop.
Dinner in many households means foolproof recipes that families can count on, but those can become bland and boring.
Here we are, counting down the days to one of the most unusual Thanksgivings many have experienced.
As the end of a stressful 2020 nears its end, two free Mississippi State University Extension Services' Quick Bites programs focus on decorating the season and preserving memories.
After 59 years, the annual Country Store Bake Sale at the Stephen D. Lee Home and Museum in Columbus will not take place this year.
I barely survived a potent scorpion this week, in my kitchen which is as experimental as my garden.
This past weekend, I planted the last of my Big Four must-have, cool-season color annuals: violas.
Like many of you, our family plans to scale back this Thanksgiving -- fewer people, much simpler menu, and aiming to do whatever we do outside, assuming Mother Nature is kind.
In what's certain to be a holiday season unlike any other, you can transform your seasonal menu in 20 minutes of prep time or less by incorporating flavorful ingredients that make ordinary dishes extraordinary, ensuring the holidays are as special and memorable as any other year.
If it seems like your grocery store's apple section is more abundant than it has been in the past, you'd be correct.
Jeanette Jarmon was hooked from the first phone call back in March. Novelist and children's book author Sue Clifton of Oakland, Mississippi, had called the Columbus artist to ask her to illustrate a children's book.
The decision was a hard one, but Junior Auxiliary of Columbus has announced cancellation of its spring 2021 Charity Ball.
In a year that has intensified food insecurity across Mississippi and the nation, United Way of North Central Mississippi is hoping the final week of its annual United We Feed food drive will be a big one.
A little bit of this, a little bit of that ... I just finished a new garden bed that is a nostalgic nod to my part-time home in northern England and the countless cottage gardens nearby which, because of the 'rona pandemic, are far, far away right now.
This week, I got to get back gardening after cleaning up the Hurricane Zeta debris. While visiting a garden center upstate, I was reminded that if you haven't done so already, now is the time to get your pansies planted for great cool-season color.
It should come as no surprise that 2020 holiday gatherings will have a new element of health safety that impacts every part of the festivities and requires planning.