Monday, June 26, 2017

Plan make-ahead menus for summer luncheons, showers

By Ann Cipperly Whether it is a friend’s birthday, a bridal luncheon, bridge party, baby shower or getting friends together to savor summer while the...

Ann Renfro Smith shares favorite recipes for the lake, beach

By Ann Cipperly While Ann Renfro Smith enjoys living in the house on 9th Street in Opelika where she grew up, she looks forward to...

Leesa Street shows love by offering hospitality

By Ann Cipperly Vibrant red roses are climbing up the side of the front porch with flickering gas lanterns at the home of Leesa and...

Tiffany Martin shares recipes, thoughts on motherhood

By Ann Cipperly Hand-painted favorite Bible verses are framed and placed in various rooms at the lovely home of Tiffany and Allen Martin in the...

Laurie Gilbert shares favorite recipes from places lived

By Ann Cipperly Laurie Gilbert has a love for cooking and art.  Her collection of art accents the walls of her lovely home overlooking stunning...

Prepare Mexican inspired dishes for celebrating Cinco de Mayo

By Ann Cipperly Friday, May 5, marks the anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, when the Mexican-American community in California celebrated Mexico’s win over the French...

Serve a special strawberry dessert or salad at spring occasions

By Ann Cipperly With many occasions coming up this spring, plan on including a special strawberry pie, cake or salad on the menu. Strawberries are...

Traci Meyers shares favorite recipes for Easter

By Ann Cipperly While every Sunday is an important day for Traci and Dr. Jeff Meyers, Easter Sunday is extra special. Dr. Meyers is the...

Trinity’s Barbecue Chicken, Bake Sale scheduled Saturday

By Ann Cipperly As the aroma of grilling chickens drifts through the neighborhood from Trinity United Methodist Church, yummy cakes, pies, breads and cookies will...

Mother, daughters enjoy cooking, gardening, arts

By Ann Cipperly Turning off Oakbowery Road into the driveway at Heather and John Hardin’s home on a rainy afternoon, a red hen has escaped...