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Gran’s Kolachy Cookies

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Have you ever caught the scent of something and it seems to transfer you back to another time in your life? It happened to me this week when out for a walk with The Sister. We were passing a beautiful tree in full bloom, and it seemed as if both of us stopped at the same time. We had apple trees in our yard when we were kids and we loved to smell them More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Caramel Apple Dump Cake

This time of year is a time of rejuvenation. Everything is coming to life, new baby animals in the fields, flowers, bushes and trees blooming profusely. Momma Said, “Wakey, wakey, it is time to get up.” Start More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Bathing Dogs

I have to tackle the big job of bathing both dogs this weekend. I have to wait for a warm sunny day so I can put them outside to dry. Both have long hair and it takes forever for them to dry. I have to brush and More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

No Bake Salted Caramel Hazelnut Cookies

April showers bring May flowers. With the rain we have been getting, the flowers should abound. I have already started the mower and did the yard once. It already needs it again. Everything is so green and beautiful, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Borax Ant Killer

It is that time again in West Virginia to head into the woods for ramps and morel mushrooms. This is a tradition that officially signals spring is here at last. I am ready to grab my ramp hoe and head for the hills. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015


I have been reading the papers and hearing in the news of people doing the most horrendous things to children. For the life of me I can’t figure people out. How they can do some of these things period, not to More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015


This past week has seen the end of winter and ushered in spring with a rainy day. I have seen some flowers showing their faces to the sun and the birds are singing their songs. New calves are frolicking in the fields More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Momma Said for March 18, 2015

I did not succeed in catching the Leprechaun again this year. I guess my pot of gold is still out there somewhere. Momma Said, “You can’t miss what you never had.” So I guess my gold was never that important More...