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July 27, 2011 Art

It’s craft time again!  Today I want to share with you three super easy ways to dress up a blank greeting card.  Many of us have these blank cards laying around, in the office desk or craft cabinet, that we meant to fill in and send but just never got around to.  Well, summer is… Read more »

July 25, 2011 Featured

Upon arrival, the dogs are a spectacle. Some are asleep in sunny spots on the sidewalk. Others are cooling off in a fountain. They beg for table scraps from patrons of patio restaurants. They cross the streets just as people do, as if they’ve learned to decipher the crosswalk signals. Journalists estimate that Santiago has… Read more »

July 23, 2011 Featured News

Zoo Atlanta welcomed a new addition on July 21: a 6-foot-tall baby giraffe! She’s about the cutest thing to grace the South this summer! When she was born, this baby girl was already between 100 to 150 pounds and will grow to be about 600 pounds like her mama! Born to proud parents Mona and… Read more »

This summer I started teaching a creative writing class at My Sister’s House: a shelter and personal development program for women here in Atlanta. It’s been an adventure. Each week I meet new women who are at the Atlanta Union Mission for the same reason: life. Stuff happens we can’t control or explain. I’ve met… Read more »

July 22, 2011 Food

Luscious, juicy, ripe, tangy, succulent…tomatoes! Summertime finds Southerners planning picnics, reunions, barbeques and get-togethers with family and friends. Our special occasion meals often include fresh tomatoes. Generally we serve sliced red tomatoes or fried green tomatoes, but they can also be baked, stuffed, grilled, breaded, diced, pureed, or even canned for future use. Any way… Read more »

Kat Kraszeski and Justin Jackson wedding on April 16, 2011.
July 21, 2011 Art

With all of the excitement this week surrounding the Not Wedding and it’s amazing Southern vendors- I had to share the work of artists Rob and Leighanne with you.  They live in an old farmhouse in West Tennessee with their seven children and craft the most gorgeous wedding bands you’ve ever seen for their etsy… Read more »