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  • Swedish Butter Cookies

    Swedish Butter Cookies recipes. Super easy to make and delicious! 1 Cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons maple syrup 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda powdered sugar to sprinkle over the top if desired. Mix butter and sugar. Add syrup and mix […]

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  • Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

    Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun newspaper, and the  response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. We would like to share this classic letter with you this Christmas season. We take pleasure in answering thus […]

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  • Thanksgiving Traditions

    The Thanksgiving holiday is a time to give thanks for our blessings, gather with family, and friends. It can also be a great time to develop wonderful family traditions that will leave lasting memories. Here are just a few traditional Thanksgiving activities and ideas you […]

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  • Hedge Apples

    You may have seen hedge apples before and wondered what they were, what the softball sized fruit is used for or are they even good for anything at all? This yellow-green fruit is produced by the osage orange. It is a small to medium sized […]

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  • Fall Maintenance Tips

    Here are a few fall maintenance tips that can prevent future household problems and help maintain your home as colder months approach. 1. Check the batteries in your smoke alarms and replace them if needed.Take a look at your b monoxide detectors if you have them […]

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  • Yellow Squash and Onions * recipe

    Here is a delicious and easy Yellow Squash and Onions recipe that I make often in the Summer months. Preheat oven to 375° F. Grease an oven-proof casserole dish. Half a small onion (cut into thin rings) 5-7 medium sized yellow squash (thinly sliced) 1/2 […]

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