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Lakeside Holiday Mimosa

When I found out that Kevin, John, and Pluma Rose would be visiting with us today, I knew the occasion called for something special.  I wanted a festive drink that was sweet, tangy, and perfect for a brisk Sunday brunch.  … Continue reading

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Fonda’s Famous Chex Mix

Every family has its own special version of holiday party mix. I have tried different party mix recipes at various friends’ homes and Christmas parties. When I was a teacher, students would sometimes bring party mix to me as a … Continue reading

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Michael’s Chipped Beef Cheese Ball

When I think back to my youth, like all of us, I have thousands of warm memories of family, laughter, vacations, and fun.  Like most children, I believed I lived in the most wonderful place in the world, that I … Continue reading

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Holiday Cheese Ball

It’s that time of year again!  The weather is getting colder, and the trees have lost almost all of their leaves.  I know the holidays are here when my mother makes her irresistible cheese ball.  Perhaps I should be ashamed … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Gingersnaps

Hickory Public Schools is a very small school system…so small, in fact, that all district personnel, including the maintenance department, can all fit into the Board room at the same time. Each year at Christmas, we usually have a luncheon. … Continue reading

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