Whipping Cream Pound Cake

An Ode to Miss Jo and Her Whipping Cream Pound Cake

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There are certain fragrances we encounter that can trigger an emotion or a memory. I remember how wonderful my grandmother smelled when she was slathered in Jenkins lotion. There is just nothing that matches that fragrance. Baby lotion does the same thing for me—oh that wonderful pink Johnson & Johnson baby lotion and powder. Evergreen fragrance reminds me of the …

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How Do You Spend Memorial Day?

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Memorial Day around our house is a day of getting the gardens planted and sprucing up the perennial plants that make their appearance every year. My roses are a favorite as they put forth their first blooms. I gather blossoms to dry for everlasting bouquets that I enjoy year-round. We just harvested the last of the English peas. They require …

It’s Graduation Time!

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Well it is graduation time all across the country. Hearts are swelling with pride as proud parents and grandparents are doting on their graduates. It is especially near and dear to us as we have had two college graduations this year. Our first graduation was Aaron’s, who graduated from Georgia Tech in nuclear engineering. Neal and I were proud as …